Integrative Center for Wellness • Dr. Samoon Ahmad

New Study Finds MDMA Effective in Treatment of PTSD

by Samoon Ahmad • November 17, 2023

As seen in Psychology Today. There is a groundswell of support for the use of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) in the treatment of severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Though the use of the drug is still controversial, the results of studies involving MDMA in patients with PTSD have been nothing short of remarkable, especially considering the fact […]

Serotonin’s Role in Long Covid

by Samoon Ahmad • October 27, 2023

As seen in Psychology Today. Long COVID continues to be a major problem for millions of Americans. Loosely defined as the experience of new or persistent symptoms four or more weeks after initial infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the percentage of U.S. adults with long COVID has remained between 5.6% and 7.6% since late spring […]

Psychiatry and Inflammatory Conditions

by Samoon Ahmad • October 19, 2023

As seen in Psychology Today. Diet and gut health are an essential core of mental health. Similarly, the gut-brain axis has progressed from an esoteric concept to a regular feature in articles about mental health in major publications like the New York Times and Washington Post. While there is intense interest in how food affects […]