Kratom is Medicine: Natural Relief for Anxiety, Pain, Fatigue, and More

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GreenStone Books, Mar 1, 2021 - Health & Fitness - 185 pages

Learn how to improve your health and wellness with the healing powers of kratom, the CBD of opioids.

Dr. Michele Ross is a neuroscientist with fibromyalgia who came off a dozen prescriptions after discovering the power of kratom, cannabis, and mushrooms. As a health coach and five-time author she has helped thousands of patients heal and educated doctors and nurses around the world on the power of plant medicine.

In this groundbreaking book she explains the current state of research on how kratom works in the body to provide natural balance to the opioid system without the dangers of synthetic prescription opioids. Many of the plant's compounds including mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine, and their therapeutic effects are described in detail. Readers will learn how to safely navigate the process of buying and using kratom products, as well as understand whether kratom is legal where they live.

As kratom laws continue to evolve across the world, it's more important than ever for patients struggling with pain, anxiety, insomnia, and even substance abuse to understand the benefits of this plant from an honest, science-based perspective. Kratom is Medicine empowers patients to make an informed decision about whether kratom is right for them.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Opioid System
23
The Medicinal Benefits of Kratom Alkaloids
38
The Pharmacokinetics of Kratom Alkaloids
52
How To Use Kratom as Medicine
74
Medical Risks of Kratom Use
99
The Secret To Success With Kratom
134
Notes
147
About the Author
171
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About the author (2021)

Dr. Michele Ross is a neuroscientist with fibromyalgia who has educated patients and healthcare professionals around the world on the power of alternative medicine as the founder of the Institute For Plant-Assisted Therapy. She is the author of several books including CBD Oil For Health, Vitamin Weed: A 4-Step Plan to Prevent and Reverse Endocannabinoid Deficiency, Journal Yourself To Health, and Train Your Brain to Get Thin.

Dr. Ross received her Doctorate in Neuroscience from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 2008 and her Executive MBA in 2018. She was the first scientist to star on reality television in 2009 on the hit CBS show Big Brother under her previous name Michele Noonan. She currently lives in Las Vegas. More information about Dr. Ross can be found at her website, www.drmicheleross.com.

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