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Vice Documentary: Ambien pills may restore damaged neurons and normalize damaged brain functions

“His IQ before the tablet is 70… his IQ after the pill is 90.”

Vice Magazine continues to thrill and amaze with their documentary series focusing on the wildest and the weirdest in international culture. Their latest mini-documentary tells the story of miraculous recoveries from brain injuries that doctors attribute to the “Ambien effect”. Ambien is a sedative that is used for insomnia, to reduce anxiety and prevent seizures. Hamilton Morris travels to South Africa, where the effect was discovered to learn more about the claims of regenerated neurons.