Magic Mushrooms May Be More Magical Than First Thought

May help in treating some cancer patients

They may be some magic other than the hallucinogenic effect in magic mushrooms. Studies in the U.S. has found the psychedelic drug in them can effectively treat anxiety and depression in cancer patients. Impressive results, say researchers, in testing conducted thus far. The results have great potential for people dealing with the fear associated with a cancer diagnosis, but also for people with psychiatric disorders that haven’t responded to traditional treatments like psychotherapy or antidepressants. Nobody should try it on their own, said the leaders of the two studies – much more study is necessary. Click here for more on this story.

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