Psychedelics [& entheogens/ethnobotanicals] may relieve chronic pain via changes in brain neuroplasticity
…studies have shown that over time, acute pain transforms into chronic pain via neuroplasticity.
5-HT2A receptor activation by psychedelics may lead to rewiring in the brain + reduced inflammation = reduced nociception (the perception of a painful or injurious stimulus).
Original Article (Psychedelic Science):
Psychedelics may relieve chronic pain via changes in brain neuroplasticity
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