Understanding the Contraindications to Microdosing: Who Should Proceed with Caution

Microdosing has gained popularity for its potential to enhance mood, cognition, and overall well-being. However, it’s essential to recognize that microdosing is not without its risks, and there are certain contraindications that individuals should be aware of before embarking on a microdosing regimen. In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the key contraindications to microdosing and why they warrant caution.

Our Favorite Ways to Benefit Our Overall Health and Wellbeing

Let’s dive into some of our favorite ways to benefit our overall health and wellbeing and in turn a peaceful, balanced state of mind. 

1. Stay Well Hydrated 

Water is essential to help break up stagnation, mobilize toxins, and effectively excrete them from our kidneys. Water is, of course, essential for life. Humans today, in general, do not drink enough water on a regular basis and may go their whole lives in a dehydrated state. Dehydration shows up in many ways in our lives and can often lead to feelings of hunger, fatigue, depression, disorientation, and lightheadedness. If we wish to allow our body to heal itself and optimize it’s systems it must be given ample, high quality hydration, every single day.

Microdosing, It’s A Lifestyle

If you are like most of us who are microdosing you are doing it to help boost your creativity, presence, insight, and clearance of old patterns that no longer serve us. If you haven’t been microdosing, you’ve surely heard a bit about it by now. 

The benefits seem almost too good to be true, given the minimal side effects and high efficacy when compared to their synthetic drug counterparts who strive to achieve the same beneficial outcomes. So how is it that microdosing psychedelic substances can produce such potent and lasting effects with such subtlety?

Microdosing Defined

“The ingestion of a substance, typically considered psychedelic in nature, at such low doses that they don’t trigger hallucinations or altered states of consciousness.”

A typical microdose is considered to be one tenth or one twentieth of standard dose. Ex. If you would consume around 2 grams of mushrooms for an enjoyable “trip”, a microdose in relation to that microdose would be considered 100 or 200 mg.

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