Is it Legal to Use Kratom?
The use of kratom became controversial in Thailand when the government declared it as a controlled substance. Since 2010, advocacy workers and some politicians have been fighting to overturn such decision.
Before 2016, it is legal to grow and use kratom in the 46 states in the US. However, the federal government does not regulate its use. The DEA has in fact declared it as substance leading to public health crisis. It is unfortunate to know that kratom is not yet fully understood by the federal government.
Is Kratom Effective in Treating Fibromyalgia?
The question that many have in mind is whether kratom is really effective in treating fibromyalgia. The DEA acknowledged that it can serve as a stimulant and have sedative effects. However, in some states, the kratom supplement is being recognized as an effective remedy for fibro symptoms. It is similar to that of marijuana, where taking it in minimal amount will not get you high. Nevertheless, the DEA is still concerned about the possible abuse of kratom.