The AKA is once again requesting a meeting with the FDA Commissioner and wants Americans to get the truth; not the same bureaucratic policy and misinformation that has helped fuel the overdose crisis in America.
The safety and efficacy of kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) for treatment of pain is highly controversial. Kratom produces more than 40 structurally related alkaloids, but most studies have focused on just two of these, mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine.
Kratom employed as a traditional medicine to improve mood and relieve pain, has shown increased use in Europe and North America. Here, the dose-dependent effects of a purified alkaloid kratom extract on neuronal oscillatory systems function, analgesia, and antidepressant-like behaviour were evaluated and kratom-induced changes in ΔFosB expression determined
The prevalence of kratom use appears to be increasing in Europe and North America, raising concerns for its possible development into a significant public health threat. The body of scientific literature concerning kratom is expanding, but has not yet sufficiently characterized the nature and extent of the potential risks posed by kratom.
Some people have experienced different effects, including weight loss. However, there are also users who report that kratom may be making them gain weight. But, is this possible? Does kratom cause weight gain? We’ll explore this subject in this article.
Among legislation Pennsylvania lawmakers will consider when they return to Harrisburg for voting sessions after an absence of more than two months is regulation of a plant-based substance that can produce opioid- and stimulant-like effects.
UF researchers found kratom delivered significant pain-relieving benefits, reduced opioid withdrawal symptoms and caused minimal respiratory depression. - Kratom tea - An In-Depth Study
Blossom is conducting a series of interviews with psychedelic scientists. Their editor-at-large, George Fejer, speaks to Dr. Jay McLaughlin, Professor of Pharmacodynamics at the University of Florida, and one of the leading experts on kratom.
Description of the alkaloids found in Mitragyna speciosa (kratom), their effects, and the variation between strains. The highest mitragynine content is present in leaves from frequently harvested trees
Replacing, or easing withdrawal from, opioids is still a big factor. But people also use kratom to work out, for pleasure, or to self-treat.