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Short and Long-Term Effects of Psychedelics on Sleep

psychedelics and sleep

Sleep is integral to a healthy mind and body, so it is essential to be mindful of how drugs impact restful slumber. Can psychedelics interfere with our regular sleep schedule?  Are their effects good or bad for our sleep? Interestingly, both sleep and psychedelics are associated with increased neuroplasticity. Moreover, lucid dreaming is subjectively the…

Are Psychedelics Safe During Pregnancy? A Full Guide

Are Psychedelics Safe During Pregnancy? A Full Guide

When a woman is pregnant, everything she consumes impacts the fetus growing inside her womb. Drugs, food, and beverages can get into the placenta, the fetus’s major food and oxygen source throughout pregnancy. And as the fetus is vulnerable during development, women need to be cautious about what they put into their systems.  The overwhelming…

Psychedelics and Other Drugs for Lucid Dreaming 

Using Psychedelics for Lucid Dreaming

Lucid dreams are a phenomenon when a person is asleep; they know that they are dreaming, and they can control the direction of their dream. While these dreams don’t happen often, they are connected with many health benefits, and they have some surprising similarities with psychedelics and other drugs.  This article looks at lucid dreams,…

Cross-Tolerance to Psychedelics: A Full Guide

Cross-Tolerance to Psychedelics: A Full Guide

When someone consumes psychedelics or other substances regularly, they develop a tolerance. The body no longer responds to the substance in the same manner it did the first time the individual ingested it over time. Increasing tolerance may cause the brain to lose its euphoria or cause coordination issues causing the user to seek more of…

Can Psychedelics Help You Become More Creative?

Can Psychedelics Help You Become More Creative?

Some of the world’s greatest artists, from musicians like Jimi Hendrix to poster artist Victor Moscoso, have attributed their success (at least in part) to the use of mind-bending psychedelic drugs. In this article, we’ll look at whether or not psychedelic drugs can make you more creative, famous artworks inspired by psychedelics and the psychedelic art movement.  …

Psychedelics & Mind-Altering Drugs of Ancient Times

Psychedelics & Mind-Altering Drugs of Ancient Times

Did our ancestors use drugs? If so, was it for the same reasons that we take drugs? Drug use is probably as old as the human race, but there is little mention in ancient texts. One might even ask: Have drugs always been part of who we are as humans? The more we learn about…

MDMA Vs. LSD for Recreational and Clinical Use

MDMA Vs. LSD for Recreational and Clinical Use

As much as 11.7% of the US population aged 12 or older uses an illicit drug once or more a month. The consequences related to the abuse of drugs cost the US 20% of the federal budget on an annual basis. While recreational use of drugs is commonly reported, there are some substances used in medical settings…

Understanding 5-MeO-DMT vs. N,N-DMT: A Full Comparison

Understanding 5-MeO-DMT vs. N,N-DMT: A Full Comparison

DMT is a hallucinogenic tryptamine drug that occurs naturally in some plants and animals. It is commonly referred to as the spirit molecule because of its powerful and unmatched hallucinogenic effects.DMT occurs in two unique forms: 5-Methoxy-N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (5-MeO-DMT), and N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (N,N-DMT). Have you ever wondered if the two are the same thing? In this article,…

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