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Ketamine Is Destroying Young People's Bladders

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Abuse of ketamine has been implicated in young people experiencing bladder issues that are commonly associated with older people.
Ketamine has been all over the news in recent years as it sheds its seedy image as a party drug to becoming an increasingly respectable treatment for severe depression. Even Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been reaching for the anesthetic medication to keep the blues away.
But ketamine can still be addictive if abused recreationally, experts tell The BBC, and heavy use has been implicated in young people experiencing bladder issues that are commonly associated with the elderly — including incontinence and the frequent need to urinate.
„I can’t walk 50 metres without either needing to sit down or needing to run to the toilet,“ a 20-something ketamine addict named Beth told the BBC.

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