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About Kratom

Kratom Health Effects – Long and Short Term

Health Problems from Using Kratom Long Term There have been many reported health problems associated with long-term or heavy Kratom use. A lot of these are discounted by Kratom promoters because there haven’t been any real clinical studies on Kratom. That may be true, but when it comes to your health, you shouldn’t discount evidence

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Kratom Effects on the Mind and Body

“…Like, What Does it Do, Man?” By Patrick Mitchell Lowered Expectations If you’re trying Kratom for the first time, you might be surprised to discover that the effects of this exotic leaf—pulverized to powder for convenient ingestion in modern times and historically chewed in whole-leaf form in Asia for millennia—are somewhat muted compared to the

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Kratom Dosage – How Much Kratom to Take?

There are as many opinions about how much Kratom to take—and when, how, and why to take it—as there are strains of Kratom for sale online.  Thankfully, the universe of people who ingest Kratom seems to be in alignment on the following precepts, making it easy to generalize: Take Kratom on an empty stomach the

Is Kratom Legal

Kratom use has a very long history stretching back thousands of years, originating in Southeast Asia where it grows naturally. There, it is not called kratom, but “biak” or “ketum” (Malaysia), or “krathom” or “thom” (southern Thailand near Bangkok.  The scientific name of kratom is Mitragyna speciosa (Rubiaceae).   Throughout its history, kratom has been

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History of Kratom

It All Started in Southeast Asia Some people in Southeast Asian history have chewed Kratom leaves medicinally to relieve muscle and bone pain, increase energy, boost sexual desire, heal wounds, provide a local anesthetic, and for other applications that people today would generally view with positive regard.  Kratom in modern times has proponents and detractors, the latter group

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Health

Supplements and Remedies to Help Kratom Withdrawal Symptoms

The hardest part of quitting Kratom can be dealing with the withdrawal symptoms. It’s like being sick with a cold and knowing that all you have to do is take some Kratom to make it go away. Luckily there is something else we can do to help ourselves out. Besides eating healthy and exercising there

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Quitting Methods

The Ultimate Guide to Tapering and Quitting Kratom

A Way to Quit Kratom Without Suffering From the Withdrawal Symptoms It’s called tapering and it’s literally a reverse of what you’ve done to get to this point… Let’s start at the beginning.   Kratom: Why is it hard to quit? Despite what the Kratom vendors say, Kratom is 100% addicting. It’s addicting in the

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Are You Addicted to Kratom?

Kratom Addiction = Kratom Tolerance + Compulsive Behavior According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the main characteristic of addiction is the: “inability to consistently abstain, impairment in behavioral control, craving, diminished recognition of significant problems with one’s behaviors and interpersonal relationships, and a dysfunctional emotional response.”   People who have a Kratom addiction

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Kratom Tolerance and Withdrawal Symptoms

Why is Kratom Addictive? Like a lot of substances people put into their bodies, some of the chemicals in Kratom have addictive properties. In order to understand why we need to understand the effects Kratom has inside the brain. We also need to understand how addiction works and why people become addicted to things. The Chemicals in

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Quitting Methods

Quitting Kratom – Tolerance, Withdrawals, and How to Get Around Them

How Did You End Up Here? Why are you here? There must be a good reason for you to be searching the Internet for information about quitting kratom. Maybe you or someone close to you wants to quit but is struggling with it. Perhaps you are doing some proactive research. Whatever your reasoning, I’m here