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How will herion affect the brain in the long term?

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Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Varies: Im not a neuroscientist but the effects of drugs on the brain would depend on many variables, including baseline function, length of time and extent of exposure and other exposures.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
It destroys lives: Heroin use/addiction destroys many lives, the users and their family and friends, and negatively affect society in general (huge healthcare recourse/cost burden). Some of the effects on the brain itself is pictured here. It also affect your circulatory/respiratory system. Stop it now and seek help--only u can turn your life around. Life is precious. Be good. Be alive! good luck.

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