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Ecstasy and Depression

Ecstasy and Depression

Introduction MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine), also known as ecstasy or molly, is probably best known as a recreational drug. However, recent studies have shown that ecstasy might also be effective in treating mental health disorders like depression, generally with the close oversight of a psychiatrist or psychotherapist. Researchers believe that the euphoric effects of ecstasy help lift …

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MDMA and Depression

MDMA and Depression

Introduction Recent research has pointed to a correlation between increased serotonin levels and decreased depression in people who use MDMA. It helps boost patients’ moods by stimulating the release of dopamine and oxytocin and lowering cortisol levels. Further research may be necessary to determine whether MDMA is a safe and effective treatment for everybody suffering …

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