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Using Ketamine for Deep Depression

Using Ketamine for Deep Depression

Using Ketamine for Deep Depression

A Brief History of Ketamine

Ketamine is a powerful analgesic drug that causes what is referred to as dissociative effects. It has been in use since 1962 and it was popular during the Vietnam War since soldiers could safely inject it to their injured colleagues for its pain killing effects. Today ketamine is still used for its dissociative anesthesia effects in resource poor medical localities or for special surgical patients even in high end surgical facilities.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones Plastic Surgery & Bipolar II Disorder

Catherine Zeta-Jones Plastic Surgery

Catherine Zeta-Jones Plastic Surgery

Last Sunday at the Tony Awards was the first time since 41-year old Catherine Zeta-Jones had been in public since she checked herself in for treatment for Bipolar II disorder in April. The Oscar-winning actress turned heads in an elegant red gown, and she looked beautiful and happy.

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depressive illness, is a mental illness characterized by mood swings between the two psychological pulls of depression and euphoria. Dr. Igor Galynker, director of the Family Center for Bipolar Disorder at Beth Israel Medical Center said: “It can start at any time in a person’s life and it’s a lifelong illness.”

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Does Charlie Sheen Have Mental Illness? And His 20/20 Interview

Charlie Sheen Mental Illness and bipolar Disorder

Charlie Sheen Mental Illness and bipolar Disorder

With his recent rantings that made CBS cancel his show Two and a Half Men, in which he is reportedly paid $1.2 to $1.8 million per show, why would you go into a crazy rant that would cost you that amount of money. Now he is going on various TV stations like his recent 20/20 interview on ABC and on Twitter with his crazy rants. That makes me believe he may have some type of mental illness, possible bipolar disorder.

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Signs and Symptoms of Drug Abuse

There are many types of drugs, illegal and prescription. And once drug use has started, behavioral changes will be the first flags. However, after a while, changes in physical appearance and health will begin to show up.

Here is a short list of signs and symptoms that might indicate drug abuse:

• Frequent nosebleeds
• Continued sniffing and blowing of the nose without other flu-like symptoms
• Flushed or very pale complexion
• Open sores on arms, face or neck
• Pupils dilated or constricted
• Smell of volatile substances like alcohol or solvents
• Sudden change in sleep habits, insomnia or oversleeping
• Trembling of the hands and feet or facial muscles
• Uncharacteristic hyperactivity

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