Brain Scientists Look Beyond Opioids To Conquer Pain – “snail venom look promising… contains substances that act as powerful painkillers. And because these substances do not affect the same brain circuits that opioids do, they have the potential to be much less addictive.”

The search is on for opioid alternatives that can block pain without causing addiction. One promising candidate: snail venom.

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/11/13/563281808/brain-scientists-look-beyond-opioids-to-conquer-pain

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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website, NutritionTheory.org

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