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Can Amphetamine Abuse Cause Damage To Your Heart That Shows Up Years Later
Yes: Any drug abuse can cause damage that may not show up for many years. Amphetamine abuse causes many serious problems at the time, but also down the road, including such things as heart disease and hypertension. But it is not 100% true, and depends on how long, how much, other habits, family history and so on. Best to get a relationship with a good primary care doc and get specific answers!good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A psychostimulant, controlled drug schedule ii, with abuse potential. It acts to enhance Dopamine and norepinephrine in the body, including the brain. It can decrease appetite- was used as a diet pill, treat narcolepsy and adhd, pathological fatigue, sea sickness. Derived from ...Read more
Can a lot of stress cause major depression or amphetamine abuse for someone who is bipolar and on meds for it?
Not exactly: Stress does not cause major depression or amphetamine abuse, but bipolar people can become depressed, & amphetamine abuse can destabilize someone with bipolar disorder. Often substance abuse leads to disrupted sleep cycles, & forgetting to take mood stabilizing medications -- thus worsening the illness. Recovery programs for drug abuse and talk therapy to learn to deal with life stresses, help. ...Read more
Amphetamine abuse: Health risks of amphetamine abuse include hypertension, tachycardia, heart disease, increased risk of stroke from intracerebral bleed, and death. If you just look at the mental health realm: psychosis, paranoia, depression, suicidal behavior, violence, delusions, hallucinations. ...Read more
Addiction: In the current diagnostic code, "abuse" is reserved for a milder form of addiction than the diagnosis of dependence. Just think of addiction as an abnormal attachment to the substance, compulsive use, and problems controlling its use in spite of negative consequences. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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