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Aaron Rodgers Favorite Drug, Ayahuasca, Linked To Mental Health Issues, NFL Fans React

Aaron Rodgers might want to think twice before taking Ayahuasca again.

Earlier this year, Rodgers spoke out his love for taking the psychedelic brew Ayahuasca.

“To me, one of the core tenets of your mental health is that self-love, and that’s what ayahuasca did for me,” Rodgers told Aubrey Marcus. “[It showed me] how to unconditionally love myself.”

In a new a study published from the University of Melbourne in Australia many who take Ayahuasca suffered adverse physical and mental effects.

Via Daily Mail

“Concerns are being raised about the long-term side effects of a psychedelic drink enjoyed by Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

In the first major global study of its kind, researchers surveyed more than 10,000 people from more than 50 countries about their experiences with ayahuasca, an ancient South American brew.

They found more than half said they had negative mental health effects while on ayahuasca such as hearing or seeing things that other couldn’t. One in five said they suffered disturbing thoughts or nightmares, hallucinations or felt disconnected. ”

More than five in 10 people said the mental health issues stuck with them for ‘weeks or months’. However, nearly nine in 10 considered them ‘completely or somewhat part of a positive growth process’.”

Some fans blamed Ayahuasca for Rodgers’ poor play.

Others noted that Rodgers used the drug while winning back to back MVPs