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CONTRAINDICATIONS

When considering Kambo treatment, be aware of the following health conditions and scenarios where Kambo may not be advisable or requires special consideration:

 

Aneurisms:

 

Individuals with aneurisms are advised against Kambo treatments.

 

Active Ulcers:

The presence of active ulcers can be exacerbated by Kambo.

Alcohol Dependency:

 

Those with a history of alcohol dependency should avoid Kambo.

 

Addison’s Disease:

 

Kambo is contraindicated for individuals with Addison's Disease.

 

Brain Issues:

 

Any condition related to the brain is a contraindication.

Blood Clots:

 

Individuals with blood clots should not participate in Kambo sessions.

 

Chemotherapy or Chemo Drugs:

 

A waiting period of 6 weeks both before and after treatment is mandatory.

 

Drug Dependency:

 

This includes dependencies on all opioids and benzodiazepines.

 

Gastric Sleeve or Band:

 

Individuals with these conditions should avoid Kambo.

 

Heart Issues:

 

Any cardiac-related health conditions are a contraindication.

 

Organ Transplant:

 

Kambo is not advised for those with organ transplants.

 

PTSD:

 

Only advanced practitioners should treat individuals with PTSD.

 

Mental Health Disorders:

 

This includes bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders, psychosis, and personality disorders. Full psychiatric history should be disclosed.

 

Medicated Low Blood Pressure:

 

Individuals should consult their healthcare provider.

Recent Surgeries:

 

A minimum of 8 weeks post-surgery is required before considering Kambo.

 

Stroke:

Individuals who have had a stroke are advised against Kambo.

 

Pregnancy:

 

Kambo is not recommended during pregnancy.

 

Pancreatic Issues:

 

Individuals with pancreatic issues should avoid Kambo.

 

Breastfeeding:

 

If under 6 months postpartum, Kambo is contraindicated.

 

Recent Childbirth:

 

A waiting period of 21 days postpartum is required.

 

Under 18 Years of Age:

 

Kambo is not advised for minors.

 

Asthma:

 

Severity-dependent; inhalers must be brought to the session.

 

Diabetes:

 

Diabetics must bring insulin, testing strips, and food.

 

Recent Bufo Usage:

 

A waiting period of 8 weeks is required.

 

COVID Vaccination:

 

A minimum of 6 weeks post-vaccination is required.

 

Medications:

 

Inform the hosts if on antidepressants, as these are often contraindicated.

 

Antibiotics:

 

Complete the course before undergoing Kambo treatment.

It's essential for individuals considering Kambo treatment to consult with a qualified practitioner and provide a complete medical history to ensure the safety and appropriateness of the treatment.

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