Ketamine: Much More Than A Party Drug
18 September 2017
Although ketamine is known as a party drug that can produce hallucinations and a trance-like state at raves and similar types of events, it has been used for decades to induce and maintain anesthesia in both humans and animals. It is also being studied as a short-term remedy for patients with severe depression.
How is Ketamine Used As an Anesthetic?
Ketamine's short-term effects are best suited for procedures such as dental extractions in humans.
Undergoing Body Contouring? 4 Reasons You Should Wear Your Compression Garments While You're Healing
22 August 2017
If you've had multiple pregnancies, your body might not look the way it did before you began having children. Your breasts may sag, and your tummy may droop lower than it used to. Unfortunately, exercising and eating healthily won't do anything to lift your breasts or your tummy. That's where body contouring comes in. During body contouring, your plastic surgeon can remove the excess skin so that your breasts and tummy regain their youthful appearance.
Five Roles Your Diet Plays Into Heart Disease
16 August 2017
Heart disease is one of the common causes of death in the United States and it mostly has to do with diet. If heart disease runs in your family, it's even more important to pay close attention to what you are eating. Here's the five roles your diet plays into heart disease:
Salt Levels: Reducing the amount of salt intake is highly important when it comes to preventing heart disease. You should limit the amount of salt you are adding to your meals, but mostly you should limit the amount of high-sodium foods you are eating, such as ramen, canned salsa, and more.
Four Often-Overlooked Early Signs Of Alzheimer's
8 August 2017
Although researchers have not yet found a cure for Alzheimer's Disease, there are medications that can very effectively manage the condition and slow the rate at which it becomes worse. The problem is that these medications work best when the patient begins taking them early on in the progression of Alzheimer's. And many patients are not diagnosed until a bit later on because their family members miss the earliest signs of the condition.