Join the world's top formulator Shawn Wells on how to use psychedelics for therapy. We also dive into microdosing protocols, mental health, and brain nutrition.
Shawn Wells has formulated over 700 supplements, food, beverages, and cosmeceuticals and patented 20 novel ingredients including Teacrine, Dynamine and Dihydroberberine and is now known as the Ingredientologist - the scientist of ingredients. Formerly a Chief Clinical Dietitian with over a decade of clinical experience, he has counseled thousands of people on innovative health solutions such as keto, paleo, fasting, and supplements. His book, "The ENERGY Formula" has been recognized by both USA Today and Forbes as well as an Amazon best-seller in multiple categories.
This presentation was filmed during Biohacker Summit Amsterdam in October 2022.
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Key moments and takeaways:
00:00 Introduction by Teemu Arina
03:11 Shawn Wells' personal story
04:20 Depression: You're Not Alone
05:35 Money vs. Changes in Regulation
06:18 The Importance of Facilitated Experiences
07:26 Studies & Metrics
09:19 It May Not Be Your Thing, But Let's Not Make It No One's Thing
09:26 More Studies & Proper Setup
10:12 Cures and Solutions Not Making It Out There
10:32 Ketamine, the Speedster Antidepressant
12:50 It's Not Just About Serotonin
14:32 Psychedelics Don't All Work The Same Way
16:46 It's About Dissociation and Neuroplasticity
17:58 CBD vs. Mood, Pain, Inflammation & Immunity
19:42 Getting Acetylcholine Back
20:48 Microdosing and Noootropics
23:53 Paraxanthine vs. Caffeine
26:19 Insights on Microdosing
29:53 Psychedelics and the Law