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Martin Polanco

6 Podcast Episodes

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Martin Polanco, M.D. & Sean Hansen - From Shadow to Transcendence: The Healing Power of Ibogaine and 5-MeO

The Psychedelic Podcast

This episode features two guests: Martin Polanco, M.D. and Sean Hansen. Martin is the founder of The Mission Within, a clinical program that serves special operations veterans and specializes in treatment-resistant and complex conditions such as mild traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress, depression, and/or addiction as a result of experiences during military service. Sean Hansen, was a combat veteran and licensed attorney, who moved into high-performance coaching following his experience with ibogaine and 5-MeO-DMT through The Mission Within. In this episode of the Third Wave podcast, Martin and Sean talk with Paul F. Austin about preparing for, experiencing, and integrating ibogaine and 5-MeO journeys, the benefits of combining these medicines, and groundbreaking research to drive legal policy reform.

1hr 5mins

5 Aug 2022

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#494 - Dr Martin Polanco & Michael Higgs - How Does Psychedelic Treatment Work For PTSD?

Modern Wisdom

Martin Polanco is Founder of The Mission Within and a Veteran Mental Health Advocate and Michael Higgs was Command Master Chief of a Navy SEAL team and is Director of Operations at The Mission Within. For a very long time, once soldiers have finished in war, their battles have often continued back home. Both active and retired veterans suffer with childhood traumas, life traumas, divorces, opioid addiction, family issues, Traumatic Brain Injuries, deaths of team members, chronic pain injuries and long term inflammation. Martin and Michael believe that psychedelics are an important potential solution to give suffering veterans another shot at a functional life. Expect to learn how iboga rewires the brain in 12 hours, why Michael held a gun to his head after being out of the seals for two years, the insane pressure placed on Special Forces operators by themselves, what happened when Michael ate 20g of mushrooms on a Native Indian reservation, how to sign up to Martin's current studies which he needs volunteers for and much more... Sponsors: Join the Modern Wisdom Community to connect with me & other listeners - https://modernwisdom.locals.com/ Get £250 discount on Eight Sleep products at https://eightsleep.com/modernwisdom (discount automatically applied) Get 2 weeks free access to Wondrium by going to https://www.wondrium.com/modernwisdom (discount automatically applied) Get 20% discount on the highest quality CBD Products from Pure Sport at https://bit.ly/cbdwisdom (use code: MW20) Extra Stuff: Check out Martin & Michael's website - https://missionwithin.org/ If you want to sign up to The Mission Within's medical trials - https://missionwithin.org/gold-star/ Get my free Reading List of 100 books to read before you die → https://chriswillx.com/books/ To support me on Patreon (thank you): https://www.patreon.com/modernwisdom - Get in touch. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chriswillx Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/chriswillx YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/modernwisdompodcast Email: https://chriswillx.com/contact/ 

1hr 5mins

2 Jul 2022

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Dr. Martin Polanco and Dr. Kirk Parsley

The Everyday Warrior Hosted By Mike Sarraille

This episode concentrates on the rise of psychedelic therapy.Dr. Martin Polanco and Dr. Kirk Parsley are leading the way in psychedelic research and therapy, and are changing people's lives for the better, breaking down preconceived ideas about psychedelic therapy and its use in modern medicine.

1hr 10mins

17 May 2022

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Dr. Martin Polanco, Founder of The Mission Within & Michael Higgs, Veteran, SEAL Master


On this week’s podcast, Rad interviews The Mission Within Founder Dr. Martin Polanco and Director of Operations Michael Higgs, who was also Command Master Chief of a SEAL team and a 30-year veteran. Cognitive damage is the reality for many veterans and psychedelic treatment is a stigmatized solution to regaining what had been lost in battle.  Dr. Polanco discusses how psychedelic treatment heals post-traumatic stress, anxiety, and mild traumatic brain injury, while Michael talks about life before and after a single treatment session. They share how ibogaine and 5-MeO-DMT are used alongside music and the guidance of a coach and other medical professionals. Psychedelic treatment is holistic and emphasizes the therapeutic effects of exercise, meditation, eating healthily, and proper sleep. They also talk about the benefits of microdosing and the need to change the narrative on the true healing potential of psychedelics. Reach out to Dr. Polanco, Michael, The Mission Within through the following links: The Mission Within website: https://www.missionwithin.org/ LinkedIn (Martin Polanco): https://www.linkedin.com/in/martin7polanco/ LinkedIn (Michael Higgs) : https://www.linkedin.com/in/hmhiggs/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


13 May 2022

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159 - Martin Polanco & Maria Teresa Chavez (Crossroads Treatment Center)

Tangentially Speaking with Christopher Ryan

Martin is the founder and director of the center, and Maria is a counselor helping patients integrate the experiences they have at Crossroads into more healthy lives. They use ibogaine, a very potent African hallucinogen, to help people with addictive behavior patterns break those patterns and "reset" their lives. This is a public episode. If you’d like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit chrisryan.substack.com/subscribe

1hr 27mins

4 Jan 2016

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77: Interview with Martin Polanco, Deanne Adamson and Dan Engle on the miraculous plant medicine Ibogaine

The Positive Head Podcast

In this episode, addict recovery experts Martin Polanco, Deanne Adamson and Dan Engle discuss the lesser known African plant medicine Iboga, which is often compared to Ayahuasca, and go into great detail about its miraculous potential for treating serious opiate addictions. They also discuss the differences between Iboga, Ayahuasca and 5-MeO-DMT, as well as some of the potential dangers and positive spiritual side effects many patients experience.

1hr 15mins

31 Dec 2015