Can psychedelic drugs cure CTE?

Discussion in 'The Lightweights' started by West Linn, Aug 29, 2018.

  1. West Linn Yellow Card Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2013
    Messages:
    3,594
    Likes Received:
    195
    I'm watching the Rogan podcast and them talking about DMT and mushrooms and it got me thinking. Could psychedelic drugs be a cure for CTE?

    It seems with CTE and depression people just get really focused on one thing and want to give up. Maybe trips can help them give perspective to life and see the bigger picture. Is this being overlooked as a potential cure for CTE?
     
  2. Irresponsible Dad Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2016
    Messages:
    707
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    USA
    Nope. You just trip out and get stupid in a different way.

    Cowboy sounds like a hippy and needs to get his crap together.
     
  3. [insert_name_here] Better than the best, Ooh Yeah!

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2002
    Messages:
    3,002
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Str8 outta Bompton, Balifornia
  4. Stalkingsquid Green Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2017
    Messages:
    1,390
    Likes Received:
    159
    Location:
    Alberta, Canada
    Well ive done plenty of mushrooms and ive never been knocked out in all of my 0 amateur and proffesional fights. Must be true.
     
  5. VulcanNervPinch Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 7, 2009
    Messages:
    15,746
    Likes Received:
    436
    You must have a green belt in pharmacology, am I right?
     
  6. rambosabeast Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2015
    Messages:
    2,249
    Likes Received:
    331
    Location:
    Texas
    Joe makes bjj and mushrooms sound like a cure-all. Don't buy into it.

    Psychedelics can quite possibly ruin you for the rest of your life and I haven't learned anything that shows how they could reverse the effects of brain trauma.
     
  7. Spath Black Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    5,786
    Likes Received:
    1,892
    Location:
    Winland
    Can you fix brain damage with poison?

    <Fedor23>

    I doubt it.
     
  8. Haj01 Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2009
    Messages:
    13,023
    Likes Received:
    333
    Location:
    United Kingdom
    The cure to cte is a new brain
     
  9. Guy LeDouche Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2018
    Messages:
    3,842
    Likes Received:
    930
    <{MindBrown}>
    So the chemicals that puts holes in your brain is supposed to fix it?
     
  10. Blossom's Hat Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2017
    Messages:
    524
    Likes Received:
    0
    I like Joe but he's a moran
     
  11. rambosabeast Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2015
    Messages:
    2,249
    Likes Received:
    331
    Location:
    Texas
    He's our moron.
     
  12. BobbyHillComedian Green Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2018
    Messages:
    980
    Likes Received:
    0
    I... would not take anything said about psychadelics on JRE very seriously

    Contrary to the "drugs are bad, mmmkay" posts above though, LSD and MDMA have been shown to help with certain mental conditions, and there was a recent study about ketamine pretty much instantly stopping suicidal impulses. So there is certainly potential for psychadelics and sedatives to help with some of the symptoms of CTE if not the underlying brain damage.

    Unfortunately government funding for research into illegal drugs is limited, and big pharma has no interest in putting money into something that they can't patent, so we probably won't really know the actual effects of these things for a long time if ever.
     
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2018
  13. Ken Fresno Interim Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2014
    Messages:
    8,149
    Likes Received:
    455
    Location:
    Ask USADA
    "Drugs are the devil"

    Username does not check out
     
  14. trident Water Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2012
    Messages:
    15,432
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    beneath a hovering whining mosquito
    I dont know if I'd recommend that.

    Seems like trying to put out a fire with bombs
     
  15. RTL NostraMMAus™ Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2015
    Messages:
    7,069
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Jon Jones Googling: "Can psychedelic drugs help me pass USADA?"
     
  16. Irresponsible Dad Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2016
    Messages:
    707
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    USA
    Nothing against drugs. Just stating facts. Drugs make you dumb and a man dressed as a cowboy shouldn’t talk like a hippy.
     
  17. TheChance Red Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2005
    Messages:
    7,991
    Likes Received:
    341
    Location:
    Waukesha
    There's your first problem, and no, not in the least.
     
  18. Dana_is_your_GOD Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2016
    Messages:
    10,553
    Likes Received:
    2
    Location:
    Sara's Room

    Just get a brain transplant bro
     
  19. BobbyHillComedian Green Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2018
    Messages:
    980
    Likes Received:
    0
    Sorry to break this to you but the writer or artist or musician of pretty much anything you've ever enjoyed was almost certainly on drugs

    Hell, I'm high right now, and I'm pretty sure my earlier post was the smartest one ITT
     
  20. LiQuiD42 Red Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2012
    Messages:
    7,969
    Likes Received:
    400
    [​IMG]
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.