Month: April 2020

K-Hole

K-Hole: What It Feels Like, Safety, and More

What Is a K-Hole, Exactly? Overview Ketamine hydrochloride, also known as Special K, Kit-Kat, or simply K, belongs to a class of drugs called dissociative anesthetics. These drugs, which also include nitrous oxide and phencyclidine (PCP), separate perception from sensation. Ketamine was created to be an anesthetic. Doctors still use it for general anesthesia in certain circumstances. …

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Dysdiadochokinesia

Dysdiadochokinesia: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment | Exercise

What Is Dysdiadochokinesia? Definition Dysdiadochokinesia (DDK) is the medical term used to describe difficulty performing quick and alternating movements, usually by opposing muscle groups. It’s pronounced “dis-di-ad-o-ko-ki-nee-ze-a.” DDK is not a disease itself, but rather a symptom of an underlying health problem. DDK is often seen as a symptom of multiple sclerosis (MS) or other cerebral conditions. …

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Pelvic Phleboliths

Pelvic Phleboliths: Symptoms | Causes |Treatment

Pelvic Phleboliths: What Causes Them and How Are They Treated? What are phleboliths? Phleboliths are tiny calcifications (masses of calcium) located within a vein. They are sometimes called “vein stones.” The phlebolith starts as a blood clot and hardens over time with calcium. When these calcified masses are found in your pelvis, they are called …

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