While one study on kratom by Andrew Kruegel (who happens to be featured in the new A Leaf of Faith documentary by Chris Bell) another article published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence shows that kratom has immense potential as a
CLAIM: KRATOM IS ADDICTIVE The most commonly used argument against certain plant medicines being used to treat chronic pain in recovery is that they are “addictive,” or have a “high potential for abuse.” This argument is based on a misunderstanding
A LETTER FROM DR. MURRAY HOLCOMB Liberty may be defined in multiple ways, but as listed in the Merriam Webster dictionary, this understandably includes: 1. The power to do as one pleases. 2. Freedom from arbitrary control. 3. The power
Lisa Kehrberg, MD, Guest Columnist for Pain News Network recently shared her story on PNN and I thought it was worth sharing with our readers because it does seem that this fear of opioids or what many refer to as
“Time is the fire in which we all burn.” ~Delmore Schwartz “We all want to live by each other’s happiness, not by each other’s misery. We don’t want to hate and despise one another. In this world there is room
The Silent Epidemic: Kratom, Chronic Pain and America’s War on Drugs CHRONIC PAIN STATISTICS AND HARM TO SOCIETY Chronic pain affects over 100 million people. With the prevalence of Opioid Use Disorder in the media today, politicians are seeking solutions.
HOW CONVENTIONAL MEDICINE IS FAILING US According to recent surveys, many people take Kratom because they were cut off from their pain medication or lack health insurance. Or, they are unemployed or fighting for disability which can take years, if