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Medical Uses Of Dmso
Multiple Purposes: Alum is regularly employed as an astringent to shrink tissues and reduce the discharge of bodily fluids, as a styptic to contract organic tissues and stop or reduce hemorrhage and bleeding, and as an emetic agent to induce vomiting when someone has ingested poison. It is also often used to enhance certain vaccines and to prevent or treat infections. ...Read more
Not modern medicine: Technically, there are no modern medical uses for mescaline, the active hallucinogen in peyote and san pedro cactus. It's illegal except in native american church ceremonies. In these contexts, the intent is to use the plant substances for guidance, decision making, healing, and remaining in balance w/the natural world. It is far from a recreational experience. ...Read more
It's for bones.: Calcitonin is a hormone in our bodies which helps regulate calcium levels. It is producd in c-cells (appropriately enough!), which are scattered througout the thyroid gland. Calcitonin is useful in the treatment of osteporosis, particularly after a vertebral fracture, which can be quite painful. Nasally-inhaled calcitonin has pain-reducing properties which can be a big help with pain control. ...Read more
NONE: Krokodil is derived from over-the-counter codeine preparations that have been widely available in many countries, including Russia. It's synthesis involves very toxic volatile chemicals that result in a highly impure compound that causes a violent skin reaction in the area of injection, resulting in severe damage to tissue, often with gangrene, sepsis and potentially death or disfigurement. ...Read more
In Your Hands!: Take a look at the smart phone you have in your hand. In the next two years, you will likely understand more about your body and physiology than you would have in a lifetime outside of the medical field. The question is, how will you use your 14yo insight to help us in the medical field achive optimal health for all? Plug in and help us out!! ...Read more
Conflict: In psychoanalysis, neurosis is a functional mental disorder that has no discernible underlying anatomic cause. The symptoms -- which can be all kinds of things, including anxiety, phobias, and compulsions, etc -- arise from an intrapsychic conflict between unconscious fantasies and the defenses they arouse. The person simultaneously expresses, and fears to fully express, the impulses. ...Read more
Generally: This material is similar to the IV solution we use in hospitals. It is safe but silly to use in adults who can use 1/2 sterngth Gateraid for a similar effect. Like any product it can be used inappropriately. No person at any age should go on this product exclusively. It is not a substitute for oral nutrition and can be given in excess at any age causing problems from excess intake. ...Read more
Medically will it be alright to use an electric mattress in moderate night temp say +4°c and above?
Controversy: Typically you will not want to raise your body temperature throughout the night with mattress warmer. Can cause changes to sleep and hormonal balance. If you can see if you can set a timer to stop heating after about 30 minutes which is about the time that many people start going into a deeper sleep. ...Read more
What is the medical use of heroin? How often is it used nowadays? Do medical circles use it in powder form? Please, answer all of these questions. Thx
It is hard to answer all these questions. If you can, please go online and learn about heroin. If you don't have a computer for this please go to the nearest Library and they will point you in the right direction.
Once you have read some of the information feel free to discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more
Improves mood: One of the natural remedies that actually has some strong scientific evidence for effectiveness treating dysthymia / mild depression / the blues. Talk with your physician first as there are some important drug interactions & some risks. If a person is having any thoughts of harming onesself, don't self-medicate but talk with a physician first. ...Read more