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The Kratom Guy Show w/ Mike Overstreet is a podcast where experts from around the nation discuss kratom news & current events, the latest in kratom science and other herbal alternatives, w/ frequent interviews from influential doctors and advocates.

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The Kratom Guy Show Mike Overstreet

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.2 • 19 Ratings

The Kratom Guy Show w/ Mike Overstreet is a podcast where experts from around the nation discuss kratom news & current events, the latest in kratom science and other herbal alternatives, w/ frequent interviews from influential doctors and advocates.

Support our work on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/KratomGuyShow

Please come say hello, or any questions, comments, concerns!
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KratomGuyShow@gmail.com
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    Episode 14 - Special Guests, Dr. Marc Swogger, Clinical Psychologist; Associate Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, Research at the University of Rochester Medical Center

    Episode 14 - Special Guests, Dr. Marc Swogger, Clinical Psychologist; Associate Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, Research at the University of Rochester Medical Center

    Welcome Back! This week on the show we are joined by special guest, Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Marc Swogger!! Before our interview I will be getting into some business and personal update, with some very special announcements! Our updates are followed by our preview look into our next show where we will be dissecting the latest in anti-kratom propaganda, misinformation and flat out lies perpetrated by Angela Kennecke's in her 6-part South Dakota KELO news series. 

    Dr. Marc Swogger is a clinical psychologist. He’s an Associate Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, Research at the University of Rochester Medical Center. His research focuses on therapeutic and harmful substance use, as well as psychopathy and violence among justice-involved people. Clinically, Dr. Swogger specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders. He studies both therapeutic and harmful substance use. Recently, his research has focused on the potential individual and public health effects of kratom use.

    Dr. Swogger's research background includes numerous studies of violence, suicidal behavior, and recidivism among justice-involved people. Since 2017 he has been doing Pro-bono consultation for the Drug Policy Alliance, policymakers, and the American Kratom Association as a science expert on kratom. This work includes co-writing science letters to Senators, the Executive Branch, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the government of Indonesia. He has met with senior staff of nine US Senators concerning kratom. He has been featured in Business Insider, VICE, Washington Post, New York Times, New Scientist, Live Science, HowStuffWorks, Healthline, Wired and More!


    This episode is sponsored by: Candid Orange Flavored Kratom!

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    Timeline:
    7:10 - Dr. Swogger preview
    8:15 - KELO anti-kratom propaganda preview
    10:15 - Business update
    19:20 - KELO anti-kratom propaganda
    30:50 - Interview w/ Dr. Swogger

    http://bit.ly/Experience-of-kratom-user

    http://bit.ly/kratom-use-mental-health

    http://bit.ly/prevalence-psychotic-symptoms-kratom

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31103778

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30152738

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30594604

    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/add.14371

    http://bit.ly/ban-too-far

    Music by: Lion Heights
    Tracks: “Good One” | “Aint What It Seems” | “Dread Step”
    https://lionheights.com/


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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 13 - Special Guest Army Captain Veteran, Chris Reading! Featuring interview with Libertarian, Kratom Activist, Vicky Rose

    Episode 13 - Special Guest Army Captain Veteran, Chris Reading! Featuring interview with Libertarian, Kratom Activist, Vicky Rose

    We have another great show! (Catch the full timeline below.) First we start out with an intro and overview of the show, followed by our Mass Herbal business update. Then we go into kratom news and current events where we had a great chat with Vicky Rose who was one of the activists who was critical in Monroe County, Mississippi rescinding their ban! Then we finish up the news and on to our main interview with Chris Reading!

    Chris Reading: Chris is a kratom advocate from Maryland. He’s an Army Captain veteran, M.B.A and has been employed as a financial analyst since leaving active duty in 2003. Chris spoke out at both the Maryland House Judiciary Committee and the Senate against a ban. He says kratom has become a part of his life, which he uses for various aches and pains that comes with triathlon and has had a positive experience

    Chris Reading's Article: https://bit.ly/Chris-Reading-Doc

    This episode is sponsored by: Candid Orange Flavored Kratom!

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    - Intro/ business update

    22:45 - News & Current Events:

    https://bit.ly/Nevada-Notice
    https://bit.ly/AKA-FB-Nevada
    https://bit.ly/NV-Board-Meeting
    https://bit.ly/ATAI-Biz
    https://bit.ly/ATAI-Yahoo-News
    https://bit.ly/PA-Mom-Arrested
    https://bit.ly/Dr-Wayne-Ross
    https://bit.ly/KRTV-1
    https://bit.ly/KRTV-2
    https://bit.ly/KRTV-3
    https://bit.ly/Yale-Tribune-Kratom

    57:10 - Vicky Rose Interview

    (news cont.)
    https://bit.ly/Monroe-Co-Rescind
    https://bit.ly/IRE-Kratom-Seized
    https://bit.ly/Detroit-CBP
    https://bit.ly/MJM-CDC
    https://bit.ly/Boston-Globe-CDC
    https://bit.ly/Leg-FDA
    https://bit.ly/AKA-June2020
    https://bit.ly/AKA-Indo-Update

    1:42:15 - Chris Reading Interview

    Music by: Lion Heights
    Tracks: “Aint What It Seems” | “Dread Step”
    https://lionheights.com


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    • 2 hr 38 min
    Episode 12 - Special Guests, American Kratom Association Original Board Member, Paul Kemp!

    Episode 12 - Special Guests, American Kratom Association Original Board Member, Paul Kemp!

    We have two amazing guests for this week's show, Paul Kemp and Mac Haddow!



    In the first half of the show I talk kratom current events with Mac Haddow, Senior Fellow on Public Policy of the AKA. He clarifies his statement aimed at Trump regarding Hydroxychloroquine and how ‘the right to try’ should apply to chronic pain. We also talk about the latest in kratom (during Covid), the new AKA National Kratom Consumer Advocacy Council (KCAC), Matt Salmon replacing Dave Herman as the AKA Chairman, and much more.



    Then for our main guest we are joined by Paul Kemp, who was the first board member chosen for the American Kratom Association in 2014! We had such a great talk, discussing a range of topics from big pharma control, FDA, sugar, diabetes, exercise and natural remedies and more. Paul is 71 is in great shape, takes no medications and does not go to see doctors. He is a daily kratom consumer and advocate. He helped grow the AKA and encouraged consumers to support the organization as the most viable group to keep kratom legal.



    Paul says he always had an interest in writing and health. After benefitting immensely from kratom and finding the need to build the conversation and consumer-base around kratom, and if we were going to avoid another disastrous prohibition such as we've seen with the prohibition of cannabis Paul chose to start his blog, www.diabetes-symptoms-magic.com. There he posts articles promoting natural products, herbal remedies, healthy eating, cannabis, CBD, kratom and more. It was because of his writing about kratom, is what led him to join the AKA.



    This episode is sponsored by: Candid Orange Flavored Kratom!

    Ask your favorite retailer for Candid Flavored kratom!

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    Check out our shop! Support the show w/ excellent Indonesian kratom & cool kratom t-shirts! https://massherbalmarket.com/

    https://www.patreon.com/KratomGuyShow

    Youtube Channel! https://bit.ly/Youtube-Kratom-Guy-Show

    Timeline:
    3:40 - Paul Kemp preview
    5:05 - Chris Reading preview
    26:00 - Kratom current events, featuring Mac Haddow
    1:03:50 - Interview w/ Paul Kemp

    Music by: Lion Heights
    Tracks: “Good One” | “Aint What It Seems” | “Dread Step”
    https://lionheights.com/



    https://www.americankratom.org/advocacy/nkcac

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29949228

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30039246

    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0376871620300144

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18846471/


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    • 1 hr 59 min
    Episode 11 - Special Guest, Brave Botanicals Owner/ Operator, John Bush!

    Episode 11 - Special Guest, Brave Botanicals Owner/ Operator, John Bush!

    This episode is action packed! We have special guest John Bush, owner/ operator of Brave Botanicals in Austin, TX and a fierce kratom advocate and activist! I will also be going over the latest in kratom legality with none other than Mac Haddow, Senior Fellow at the American Kratom Association (AKA)! I saw Mac at the Rhode Island Health & Human Services hearing for the Kratom Consumer Protection Act (KCPA - HB728) and was able to get a quick interview with Mac after the hearing in the hall! We will also hear from an anonymous advocate in Mississippi about their recent Senate & House hearings to ban kratom (schedule I) in her state!

    Over the past 17 years, John has been involved in various organizations and efforts aimed at creating greater peace and freedom in our world. After dealing with chronic fatigue and constant discomfort for years, he began exploring natural remedies for his health problems. His first big "ah-ha" moment came when, under the direction of my naturopath, which helped him beat back a major throat infection by nebulizing colloidal silver. He says, it was then that he finally understood the power the human body has to heal itself when given the proper nutrients and w/ the help of natural remedies.

    Years later he took over a bookstore and natural health shop called Brave New Books and began supplying the local community w/ a wide variety of natural and often controversial supplements. It was at this time that he discovered kratom, which changed his life.

    This episode is sponsored by: Candid Orange Flavored Kratom!
    Ask your favorite retailer for Candid Flavored kratom!
    https://www.candidkratom.com . https://www.instagram.com/candid.kratom/

    Check out our shop! Support the show w/ excellent Indonesian kratom & cool kratom t-shirts! https://massherbalmarket.com/

    https://www.patreon.com/KratomGuyShow

    Youtube Channel! https://bit.ly/Youtube-Kratom-Guy-Show

    Timeline:
    8:00 - John Bush preview
    9:00 - Paul Kemp preview
    21:40 - Mac Haddow (RI-HB7289)
    30:00 - Advocate in Mississippi
    37:00 - Interview w/ John Bush

    https://mybravebotanicals.com/
    http://freeounceofkratom.com/

    Music by: Lion Heights
    Tracks: “Good One” | “Aint What It Seems” | “Dread Step”
    https://lionheights.com/

    https://www.americankratom.org/update.html

    RI-HB7289 replay (44:48) http://bit.ly/RI-HB7289-replay

    https://legiscan.com/RI/text/H7289/2020

    https://legiscan.com/MS/bill/SB2084/2020

    https://legiscan.com/NH/text/SB758/id/2145203
    http://bit.ly/NH-SB758
    https://vimeo.com/398119705




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    • 1 hr 24 min
    Episode 10 - Special Guest, Molecular Biologist, Flux Odyssey Founder, Nick White

    Episode 10 - Special Guest, Molecular Biologist, Flux Odyssey Founder, Nick White

    This week on the show very special guest Nicholas White, founder of Flux Odyssey supplements company. I go into the latest in kratom news and current events. I went down to Maryland for HB0283 attempted kratom ban and big win from Maryland, they will regulate for 18 plus. Excerpt with my interview with kratom, addiction, and harm reduction advocate and activist, Lisa Lowe from FACE Addiction Maryland; Heroin Action Committee. View all full interview videos on our new Youtube Channel! An update about Missouri, Thailand to decriminalize kratom,  San Diego County attempted ban, KCPA being enacted in Oregon and more!



    Nick holds a BS in Chemistry and a minor in Neuroscience. At 18 he was diagnosed with ADD and cyclothymia, a form of bipolar disorder, and told he’d never be able to graduate college without taking medication like Ritalin and Lithium. Nick discovered how to solve his own health complications with supplements, nootropics and natural products. He now works as a genetic engineer at a biotech company on the cutting edge of science and has 4+ years experience as a molecular biologist. 

    Nick started Flux Odyssey to pass his knowledge onto others and create natural products to help people improve their health using science-backed research. 



    This episode is sponsored by: Candid Orange Flavored Kratom. https://www.candidkratom.com
    Ask your favorite retailer for Candid Flavored kratom! 

    Support the show with awesome Indonesian kratom and cool kratom t-shirts https://massherbalmarket.com/ 

    https://www.patreon.com/KratomGuyShow 

    Pick up a bottle of Golden Hour from Flux Odyssey and get 15% off with discount code; kratomguy
    https://flux-odyssey.com/discount/kratomguy 

    Youtube Channel! https://bit.ly/Youtube-Kratom-Guy-Show



    Timeline:
    3:45 - Nick White preview
    5:50 - Biz Update
    11:35 - News & current events
    17:00 - Lisa Lowe (FACE Addiction Maryland; Heroin Action Committee)
    (News cont.)
    1:02:20 - Nick White Interview 





    http://bit.ly/AKA-MD-update 

    http://bit.ly/MD-HB283 

    http://bit.ly/MD-HB283-hearing 

    http://bit.ly/Rt50-kratom 

    http://bit.ly/MO-ban 

    http://bit.ly/WGAL-kratom 

    http://bit.ly/Thailand-decrim 

    http://bit.ly/psych-kratom 

    http://bit.ly/SD-kratom-study 

    http://bit.ly/AKA-San-Diego 

    http://bit.ly/SD-BOS 

    http://bit.ly/SD-BOS-meeting 

    http://bit.ly/SD-BOS-agenda 

    http://bit.ly/OR-KCPA 



    music from:
    https://filmmusic.io
    "Zigzag" by Kevin MacLeod
    (https://incompetech.com)
    License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
    Music by audionautix.com


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    • 2 hr 14 min
    Episode 9 - Special Guest, Medical Marijuana Doctor, Dr. Uma Dhanabalan MD MPH FAAFP MRO CMS

    Episode 9 - Special Guest, Medical Marijuana Doctor, Dr. Uma Dhanabalan MD MPH FAAFP MRO CMS

    This week we have endocannabinoid specialist, cannabis reform rock star and overall awesome human being, Dr. Uma on the show!  We also have an update from Maryland on the bills to schedule kratom from advocate and activist Chris Reading. As well as news from Oregon, Vermont, Missouri and Mississippi.

    Dr. Dhanabalan also known as Dr. Uma is a highly respected and educated physician. In my opinion she played and continues to play a major part in international and local cannabis reform. For more info on Dr. Uma or if you are in Massachusetts and interested in becoming a Massachusetts medical marijuana patient you can go to their website, TotalHealthCareTHC.com  

    This show is brought to you by: 

    - Mass Herbal Market and MassHerbalMarket.com for awesome t-shirts and excellent kratom 

    - Candid Orange Flavored Kratom. https://www.candidkratom.com Ask your favorite retailer for Candid Flavored kratom!

    https://www.patreon.com/KratomGuyShow



    Timeline:

    5:40 - Dr. Uma preview

    7:20 - Nick White preview 

    14:00 - Chris Reading MD testimony and call 

    32:40 - Kratom news & current events 

    56:00 - Dr. Uma interview 



    http://bit.ly/AKA-MD-Update 

    http://bit.ly/MD-SB0147-livestream 

    http://bit.ly/MD-HB0283 

    http://bit.ly/MD-SB0147 

    http://bit.ly/MD-CDS-law 

    http://bit.ly/MO-SB765 
 

    http://bit.ly/MO-HB1115-KCPA 

    http://bit.ly/MS-SB2084 

    http://bit.ly/Oregon-KCPA 

    http://bit.ly/Wired-kratom 

    http://bit.ly/Swogger-Tweet 

    http://bit.ly/VT-Decrim


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    • 1 hr 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

BOSSATRON500😜😜 ,

Great

Thank you for you hard work. And being so passionate
About Kratom. When It seems like everyone Is so
negative.

Lisap ,

Great podcast with a great cause by a great guy.

I had the pleasure to purchase a few times from Mike. Some of the greatest Kratom I’ve ever had. He is very passionate about his business as he is also a Kratom user.

The podcast is very cool, informative and educational. Please help support this guy, he deserves it!

Gwp8106 ,

Great Information, Great Communication, Great Podcast

I've been an avid Kratom user/enthusiast for a while now, and stumbled upon Mike's podcast just by chance when I was browsing around the iTunes podcast app. Idk what this other guy is really complaining about, because Mike clearly states multiple times throughout his episodes that hes only doing this podcast to help spread awareness and education regarding kratom and to debunk some of the negative biases & "studies" that have been done (which he does- very well i might add); he isn't claiming to be an avid podcaster or entertainer - that's not the point of the podcast..so if he is reading from a script or whatever, who cares? You're still learning about the wonderful aspects of kratom and it's uses. I didn't find it hard to follow at all.

Whats even more incredible is that not only does Mke do this to benefit anyone who is looking to learn more about kratom or get some answers to any unanswered questions that people might have, but he's actually really down to earth and very communicative. I took a look around on Twitter & his website (still being built) - find his contact number - and chatted with him for a bit!
Hands down a great podcast with very informative information

TL;DR - Mike does a great job spreading awareness and info about the benefits of Kratom. He'll even chat with you personally and help provide any info you may need or are looking for. Love Kratom & this podcast. 5 stars!

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