It's possible that by triggering increased production of nitric oxide, which may be toxic to the retina, these compounds could cause damage, but again, it's not clear why one would be worse than the other. Swanson J, Cooper A. Ina letter to The New England Journal of Medicine outlined several sudden cases of vision loss after patients had inhaled poppers. We also found that late entry into the cohort — was an independent protective predictor against HIV seroconversion. Even in countries where it's illegal to market poppers specifically for human consumption like in the U. Whoever thought up the next move was certainly brilliant in their cynical inventiveness. Issues in methodology, interpretation, and prevention.
Issues in methodology, interpretation, and prevention.
Amyl nitrite: Australia's ban on poppers is an attack on gay and bisexual men
University of California San Francisco; Jul, This is mostly true. Medical consequences of the inhalation of volatile nitrites. Of course, in the old days, we could buy them over the counter at the Yonge Street head shops. When I visited Saskatoon a few years ago, everyone on the dance floor of the gay bar seemed to be snorting them.
All attention and funding was directed to HIV. And it's not clear whether or not recovery is dependent on the cessation of drug use. Even in countries where it's illegal to market poppers specifically for human consumption like in the U. It is difficult to argue that a ban on poppers does not directly discriminate against gay and bisexual men, or, more broadly, people wishing to engage in pleasurable sex. Carl is a gay man who stopped taking methamphetamine and other drugs 12 years ago.