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A Psychology Major’s Experience With Addiction and Ibogaine Treatment

Jason had battled addiction since early in life. But from 17 to 21, heroin had taken over. Like Fentanyl detox, heroin detox is difficult, often resulting in bouts of “dope sickness” that are unbearable for many. Author April Smith tells Jason’s story in “A Psychology Major’s Experience With Addiction and Ibogaine Treatment.” It wasn’t until his girlfriend (also a heroin addict at the time) traveled to Costa Rica, took ibogaine, and returned a completely different person that Jason considered alternative …

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What is ibogaine?

Derived naturally from plant sources, mainly the Apocynaceae family known as Iboga, Ibogaine is a psychoactive substance used in treating opiate addictions such as heroin & fentanyl. Ibogaine also possesses other neurological and psychological benefits and has been used by traditional communities for centuries.  Ibogaine is gaining in popularity as an effective alternative to traditional drug rehabilitation for the treatment of numerous addictions. Ibogaine treatment in Mexico is especially popular among US citizens. Studies from Mexico and New Zealand have …

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Opioid addicts seek alternative treatment in Mexico

Mexico is fast becoming a hot alternative drug rehabilitation destination. Ibogaine treatment in Mexico has received tremendous positive reviews for having the potential to treat years of addiction with only a single dose. Fentanyl and heroin have notorious failure rates due to extreme withdrawal symptoms. Ibogaine offers rapid detox with mild withdrawals. Ibogaine treatment focuses on reducing withdrawal symptoms, thereby kickstarting the early recovery cycle. Ibogaine is a psychoactive alkaloid derived from the Iboga root found in West Africa. Pure ibogaine …

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