Thursday, October 13, 2016

A Different Way Of Looking at Heroin Addiction

Many people still look at heroin addiction as a moral issue. There are certainly moral and legal issues involved in addiction, but the underlying cause may be genetic--and knowing that cravings for more and more opiates are related to genetic variations in liver enzymes points to some ways of controlling them that doctors don't yet tell their patients about.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Dry Needling for Acne Scars

If you have tried everything  for acne scars and there's no way you can pay the dermatologist for laser resurfacing, you should consider a technique called dry needling.

What's dry needling? It's basically a very light tattoo without the ink. It's not acupuncture, and it's not treatment with a steel roller, although it works on the same principle as roller treatments for acne scars.