#9. Biohacking Opioid Dependence
Join Dr. Thomas Whalen, Dr. Michael Pridham and Dr. Qiu Xuelan to discover what the Chinese opium wars can teach us about how to overcome the modern opioid epidemic.
PSST… HERE’S HOW TO WIN A TRIP TO CHINA
Want to win a trip to China visiting the non-tourist herb-growing region in Sichuan?
Here’s what to do: Just write a Review for Botanical Biohacking on iTunes or Stitcher, take a screenshot of your review, and email it to BotanicalBiohacking@gmail.com. Each month, we’ll send one of you a herbal gift (ginseng + goji berry powder for March, 2017). What’s more, we’ll pick one of the listeners to come with us to visit Sichuan, China later this year (2017) !
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0:03 What we can learn from the Chinese opium wars
14:37 Dr. Michael Pridham (https://drpridham.com)
14:49 Dr. Whalen’s experience of using opiates as an MD, its effects on personality changes and effects on society
24:26 opioid addiction
28:51 Current pathways of treating opioid addiction
35:56 Ideal methods for treating substance abuse
40:36 Support for veterans, law enforcement and EMT personnel
42:37 Pharmacology of botanical treatments for treating opioid addiction