No, Kratom Isn't a Safe Natural 'Remedy' for Pain and Opioid Addiction, FDA Says

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Fortune—The FDA cited "deadly risks" associated with the increasingly popular kratom.

FDA says kratom is dangerous, but advocates say it can treat opioid addiction. Here’s what we know.. Addiction treatment is not one-size-fits-all, a disclaimer often stated by health professionals and recovery advocates alike. And it’s true. Phil Krauss, from Ohio, told ThinkProgress he kicked heroin three years ago through medical detox, followed by a short stint on addiction treatment medication, Suboxone, but largely maintains sobriety through a 12-step abstinence program. Adam Winepol, […]