Archive for September, 2012

Marijuana use may lead to a psychotic episode

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

HealthCare Advocates is noticing a frightening trend in marijuana use. Anecdotal evidence indicates an increase in psychotic episodes in marijuana users. The increase was originally observed in the western United States but the shift seems to now be emerging in the eastern United States.

Why the psychotic episodes? It is believed that there is a link between laced-marijuana and the increase in the number of people experiencing a psychosis.

IUD Expiration

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

IUDs, is it time to remove or replace yours? An intrauterine device (“IUD”) expires 5 years after implantation. At that time it must be removed or replaced. If it is not, a woman may experience pain, abnormal bleeding and possible pregnancy. Please consult with a physician for your specific needs.