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Are Prescription Psychedelics Coming To a Pharmacy Near You?

Once the subject of government fear campaigns (mostly laughable), psychedelics are being recognized by medical professionals and the public as being at least useful and possibly even an absolute panacea in treating OCD, PTSD, alcoholism, opioid addiction, migraines and suicidal tendencies. Business has taken notice and is lavishing financing. Doctors are putting high hopes in more natural magic bullets like medical psilocybin with less chemical side effects.

Understanding of how psychedelic drugs may be used to treat mental illness is arguably higher than ever in popular consciousness.

After a string of advances, the business community has taken notice of this resurgence in research, and are preparing to make major investments in a potentially large sector within health care. To learn more about psilocybin and it’s benefits you can read more here.

Tim Ferriss has become a sort of pied piper in the movement to advance psychedelics as a potential elixir for a murderers’ row of psychiatric afflictions, including OCD and PTSD, opioid addiction, alcoholism, eating disorders, cluster headaches, and suicidal ideation.” 


Noting that many of the treatments currently employed to treat mental health problems have setbacks and side effects that are undesirable, innovators are seeking new solutions using ingredients as old as the natural world itself. Who would have thought that medical psilocybin could be used to help people and become something that you can get at a pharmacy?

I view the next five years as an absolutely golden window. There’s an opportunity to use relatively small amounts of money to have billions of dollars of impact and to affect millions of lives,” Tim Ferris. “There just aren’t that many opportunities that are so dramatically obvious.”


You can review the entire piece on Fortune.

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