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June 28, 2019

Is the Opioid Epidemic Slowing?

The dangers of the opioid epidemic have been headline news for what feels like ages. But is the epidemic finally slowing and taking a turn for the better? Banyan Detox Boca Raton explores opioid overdose prevention techniques and changes in opioid prescription rates to determine the success of epidemic reduction efforts.
June 21, 2019

Is Auto Brewery Syndrome Real?

Grey’s Anatomy, 20/20, and recent news headlines all discuss a bizarre condition – auto brewery syndrome. The syndrome allegedly causes a person’s gut to become a brewery, turning carbohydrates into alcohol within the stomach and causing inebriation. But is gut fermentation syndrome real? Banyan Detox Boca explores the facts.
June 20, 2019

Remembering Anthony Bourdain One Year Later – Addiction, Fame, and Mental Health

It’s been a year since the famed chef’s death. His mental health, addiction, and fame may have been contributing factors to his untimely passing. Banyan Detox Boca Raton is remembering Anthony Bourdain and exploring how lifesaving mental health treatment can be.
June 6, 2019

Denver Decriminalizes Magic Mushroom Possession – Are They Dangerous?

Denver recently voted to decriminalize possession of psilocybin mushrooms, aka magic mushrooms. These psychoactive mushrooms can cause hallucinations, psychosis, and other effects when ingested. Still, psilocybin mushrooms aren’t exactly safe. Here’s more.