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Complete List of Opioid Dosages. Ok guys, SWIM needs everyones help here.

Complete List of Opioid Dosages

There are many great minds in here soSWIM can't wait for input. He gathered the following information from a variety of places and he needs verification and expansion. Think a dosage is Way off? How about another drug left off? So - This is it - For educational use onlyOpiates are a difficult substance to provide standard dose information about. OPIUM (refined) - Oral dosages - 1/3 -1/2 gram. Morphine - For the non-opiate tolerant 10mg, orally should be enough to produce euphoria.

How to Build Up Your Immune System to Fight The Flu Slideshow. Cannabis is Key to Good Health When We Eat it vs. Smoke it. It is no secret that our world is seeing a huge increase in poor health and cancer cases.

Cannabis is Key to Good Health When We Eat it vs. Smoke it

It should come as no surprise when we look at what we eat daily, the condition of our environment and the types of body care products we use daily that contain a ton of cancer causing agents. Mainstream medicine suggests that chemotherapy and radiation are the best means to go about treating cancer, but there is a growing body of evidence to suggest there exist much better cures. Cannabinoids may very well be one of the best disease and cancer fighting treatments out there. Standard Process - Rhodiola & Ginseng Complex. Rhodiola Quality Issues Rhodiola rosea (Sedum roseum) is commonly referred to as Golden Root or Roseroot and grows in dry sandy ground at high altitudes in the arctic regions of Europe and Asia.

Standard Process - Rhodiola & Ginseng Complex

The freshly cut root has a rose-like odor that has led to its botanical name and one of its common names. The root has been used for centuries in the traditional medicines of Russia and Scandinavia. There are however 16 common species of Rhodiola growing in the Eurasian area. Of these, 11 have been tested in animal studies, but only R. rosea (17 studies) and R. crenulata (1) have been assessed in human trials. Most of the Rhodiola species have been reported to contain the marker compound salidroside and this was originally used to standardize extracts of Rhodiola rosea.

What exactly is the reason you shouldn't take Rhodiola Rosea if you have anxiety? Caffeine: Lots More Information" Caffeine had long been on the list of don'ts for people hoping to lead a healthy lifestyle.

Caffeine: Lots More Information"

Doctors pointed to caffeine's negative effects on the nervous system and its track record of increasing anxiety, stress and food cravings, as well as its damaging effects on sleep quality. Recent studies, however, suggest that coffee and caffeine may actually offer some significant medical benefits. Remember the more than 19,000 studies mentioned earlier? Those studies have uncovered a range of positive effects that caffeine seems to have on the human body: Regular coffee drinkers were 80 percent less likely to develop Parkinson's disease.Two cups a day reduced subjects' risk for colon cancer by 20 percent.Two cups a day caused an 80 percent drop in the odds of developing cirrhosis.Two cups a day cut the risk of developing gallstones in half.

Can liquor be used as an emergency antiseptic? January 21, 2011 Dear Cecil: I think wine and beer have some microorganisms in them, but their alcohol concentration must make them sterile, right?

Can liquor be used as an emergency antiseptic?

That's why they can be used as antiseptics in an emergency. Or so goes the urban legend they taught us in medical school (full disclosure: I'm an MD). I've never used liquor for this purpose myself, but I still wonder: is it true? — Mario A. Cecil replies: I'm glad to hear you’ve never needed to try this, Mario. Ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, kills germs by penetrating cell walls, destroying the cellular proteins and enzymes, and dehydrating the cells. For example, a 50 percent ethanol solution needs 15 minutes to kill E. coli bacteria and 45 minutes to kill strep in a "cooked-meat broth," but just 20 seconds to wipe out pneumonia and strep bacteria on a glass thermometer — presumably a less hospitable environment. You might suppose the higher the concentration of ethanol, the deadlier the result.

Cocaine-Induced LTP in the Ventral Tegmental Area: New Insights Into Mechanism and Time Course Illuminate the Cellular Substrates of Addiction. Abstract Previous work has shown that a single dose of cocaine can produce long-term potentiation (LTP) of the glutamatergic synapses received by dopamine neurons in the ventral tegmental area (VTA).

Cocaine-Induced LTP in the Ventral Tegmental Area: New Insights Into Mechanism and Time Course Illuminate the Cellular Substrates of Addiction

This and other plastic changes in the brain's reward circuitry have been suggested to underlie addiction. A recent study has provided new insights into cocaine-induced LTP, showing that it begins 3–5 h after exposure, requires activation of a dopamine D5/NMDA receptor cascade, and can be evoked by cocaine application directly to the VTA.

After many drug-free months, why does the sight of a white powder line still excite a cocaine addict? Cocaine causes long-lasting changes in the brain's reward circuitry that prompt the drug-seeking behaviors exhibited by addicts. The VTA plays an important role in goal-directed behavior, including drug-seeking behavior.

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