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MDMA Neurotoxicity
The issue of MDMA's neurotoxicity is very complex, including debate about what constitutes 'neurotoxicity', but
almost all experts now agree that MDMA is a neurotoxin. The question of what that means to users is still open,
however. The current best overview, as of November 2001, is the chapter by Matthew Baggott from the excellent
book Ecstasy: The Complete Guide. This article is available here.

In 2011, a paper examining an unusual group of MDMA-only users (most people who try and use Ecstasy/MDMA have also use other recreational drugs) found that the MDMA-only users "showed no signs of cognitive impairment attributable to drug use: ecstasy use did not decrease mental ability." See Feb 15 2011.

MDMA Neurotoxicity - by Baggott & Mendelson Local File
Do Antioxidants Protect Against MDMA Hangover, Tolerance, And Neurotoxicity? Local File
Summaries of Current MDMA Research Local File
Yet Another MDMA FAQ's Neurotoxicity Section (1997) Local File
MDMA FAQ Neurotoxicity Section (1994) Local File
MDMA Neurotoxicity Update (1992) Local File

Does Ecstasy cause memory deficits? A review by Alex Gamma, Oct 2000
An Overview of MDMA & Its Effects on Memory (2000) Local File

References List for MDMA & Neuroprotectants Local File
Tryptophan Vault Local File
Vitamin Overdoses Local File

Erowid's Response to a NEJM article from August, 2001, by Fire Local File

The (Pseudo-) Science of the War on Drugs Local File
"Holes in Your Brain" Brain-Scan Science Discredited Local File
MDMA Research Update (2001) - Earth Erowid Local File
MDMA Journal Articles Local File
Quotes & Notes on the Mechanism of MDMA Neurotoxicity Local File
A Review of English Language MDMA Literature - Baggott 2001 Local File

Claim that MDMA Causes Parkinson's - A Review Local File