MDMA

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  1. BR-549

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    Did anyone catch the national geographic channel last night?

    They had a show about the creator of MDMA. I did not know that was the ecstasy drug. About the only thing I recall about this, was back in the early 90s I think. I thought it was something about paralyzing or freezing the muscles of the body permanently. I must have confused it with something else.

    As it turns out, it might cure PTSD. 80% success rate is damn good.

    I am doubtful of psychiatry, but these chemical results look good.

    It might also reveal more about how our minds and thoughts are influenced.

    Dow chemicals, pesticides, agent orange, government experiments, DOM, MDMA.

    It's quite a story.

    Sorry...."I am Rebel The Love Drug" was the name.
     
  2. wayneh

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    Me either. I would have guessed "MDMA" just meant Meth, but it doesn't. Different molecules. Shows what I know!
     
  3. Wendy

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    As I recall it was a synthetic heroine that was the culprit, instant Parkinson's.

    Nova had a story on it several decades ago, "The Case of the Frozen Addict".
     
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  4. mcgyvr

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    This just in.. The new military "Welcome Home Kit" to include a big baggie of X, a $50 gift card for iTunes dubstep section and some glow sticks?

    Hard to have PTSD when all you care about is how "fuzzy" your shirt feels...
     
  5. BR-549

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    I don't think it works that way.
     
  6. shortbus

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    This is what happened with it when it got into the "wild". Like many such things people not knowing what they were doing and seeing an opportunity to make money, screwed up something that could have been very beneficial.
     
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  9. shortbus

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    When MDMA escaped to the "wild", the bootleg, home made pills were 5 times the clinical strength. Clinical dosage was 4mg, and the party pills were 20mg. And because it takes ~1 hour to work people were thinking it wasn't working so took more than one dose at a time.
     
  10. takao21203

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    you speak from experience?

    Reportedly some granny gave money notes on the street to strangers.

    Others took a plane ride with Kim Jong Un


    Then a lot of folks listened to drumcomputer patterns aka dance music. After listening to it for 50 times you definitely would hear hidden grooves.
     
  11. BR-549

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    Thanks takao, I wondered what it was like.
     
  12. takao21203

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    All these things.

    Giving money notes to strangers on the street and get happy from their happyness.

    Fly DPRK airlines.

    Get excited about the sensation ants spiders etc run over your skin especially on your head.
     
  13. BR-549

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    It did show that, the other drug chemist for that surfer group and his boo-boo. And then partnering with the hell's angels to distribute it. But Alex Shulgin had nothing to do with that.

    Alexander and Ann Shulgin wrote a book called "PiHKAL" with his findings.
    I hope they get some recognition, the researchers are using their work today.
    I like the idea of him quitting work, going to his garage to pursue his happiness.

    And I hope it can help our vets. Our government pays them and us lip service, but ignores the returning troops.
    We have highest vet suicide rate ever. This is what you need to feel guilty about. They are OUR vets.


     
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    I thought we were discussing Muscular Dystrophy Martial Arts.

    You know you would watch it. :p
     
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  15. wayneh

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    I'm very happy to have helped a vet, a friend of my daughter. He was helped a lot by the transcranial stimulation device I built. It calmed him down and helped him focus.
     
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  16. shortbus

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    No, one thing I never tried. It was in the National Geographic documentary.
     
  17. BR-549

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