If you're the parent of a teen, there's a new drug in town that makes other bath salts look like Christmas morning. Flakka, a designer drug that causes "excited delirium" was found first on the streets of South Florida, but it's recently been reported in Texas and Ohio as well. Flakka use causes hallucinations, violent behavior and even death if left unattended. Here's what you should know about this drug that has parents in at least three states terrified:
If your dentist has made arrangements for you to receive a root canal at some point in the near future, then you might be quite afraid of actually going through with the treatment. Root canals are often a feared treatment with more than half of the population feeling apprehensive about the therapy. Thankfully, statistics show that less and less of the American public fear root canals each year. This is often due to the public debunking of common root canal myths.
After having your braces taken off, your orthodontist probably gave you a retainer to wear to keep your teeth aligned. Because it needs to be cleaned on a daily basis, you may be looking for a natural, homemade cleaner to soak it in every night. If so, use the three-step guide below to make and use a solution using ingredients found in grocery stores and pharmacies. Step 1: Make A Vinegar Infusion
Transitioning to your true sex isn't easy; it's a long, complicated process that can stir up a wide range of emotional and physical issues. But, for the majority of transgender individuals, it is also a process that can be incredibly healing. One of the most common ways medicine augments the transitioning process is through the use of hormone replacement therapy. If you're just starting on your journey with hormones, this article will help you to better understand how and why medication can help.
Have you recently been diagnosed with an inguinal hernia that needs operative repair? If so, you aren't alone; this surgery is one of the most common medical procedures in the world. As with any medical procedure, though, it's normal to feel worried and seek answers to common questions. Get all those questions answered right here in one place by reading the information below. Your Hernia Doesn't Hurt -- Do You Really Need Surgery?