Science

Magic mushrooms study suggest psilocybin may reverse alcohol-induced brain damage

The consumption of alcoholic beverages is responsible for 5.3 percent of deaths worldwide every year… in both groups of mice that received psilocybin, mGluR2 expression was restored following the treatment. This change was evident in the mice’s behavior, too: The psilocybin group relapsed roughly 45 percent less compared to the control mice.

As hypothesized, mGluR2 expression was reduced in the brains of alcohol-dependent mice. That reduction was consistent with lower executive function and increased alcohol cravings… suggests that mGluR2 loss “may be a major consequence of alcohol dependence and a key pathophysiological mechanism mediating increased propensity to relapse.”

Original Article (Inverse):
Magic mushrooms study suggest psilocybin may reverse alcohol-induced brain damage
Artwork Fair Use: Shroomydan

Biography/Memoir

…launch of…

Politics

Psilocybin… use…

Politics

…analysis… act

Science

What does kratom do?

Politics

The iron law

Science

…fentanyl overdoses…

Politics

…potential, if…

Science

Psychedelic… research…

Modern Culture

…to town

Politics

…Colorado ballot…

Politics

…peyote… all…

Science

…forage… grow…

Politics

…in [Oregon]…

Politics

Making mushrooms…

Politics

What does it mean…

Politics

…talks…

Science

…to define…

Spirituality

[Ergot…]

Anthropology

Hemp flowing…

Politics

…city on earth

Science

Shroom dosage…

Politics

Oregonians…

Spirituality

The future is fungi

Politics

…in Oregon

Psychology

MDMA… marriage…

Politics

…cannabis banking

Politics

…psilocybin… 

Psychology

…tripping solo

Spirituality

LSD… benefits…

Psychology

…salvinorin…

Anthropology

There will be oil

Anthropology

Cannabis goes green

Psychology

Home grow…

Psychology

…for macrodosing

Politics

First, it was weed…

Politics

Manufacturing…

Spirituality

…the Mushroom

Politics

Oregon psilocybin…