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Cocaine Health Lesson Plan
Can be VERY: There are thousands of deaths per year secondary to the health effects of Cocaine abuse, and death is generally seen as pretty bad for health. Heart problems, stroke, high blood pressure, depression, psychosis, severe infection, aggression, paranoia and permanent brain damage have all been reported. A cutting agent (levamisole) found in lots of Cocaine mixtures can cause even nastier problems. ...Read more
Addiction: Cocaine is a very addictive drug. The only legitimate use is as a nasal anesthetic for some types of surgery. Recreationally it is inhaled as powder or smoked in the form of a rock aka crack. It increases dopamine levels in the brain which can cause paranoia or other psychotic symptoms. Peripherally it is a very powerful vasoconstrictor and can cause very serious heart problems among other things ...Read more
Cocaine/ health: One dose of Cocaine won't effect your health, but it will awaken a craving for cocaine. One time gives you the fabulous feeling without the long term consequences. With time, the high is not maintained and the craving to use again is stronger and stronger. Don't go there- it is a highly addictive drug that can easily ruin your life. Contact narcotics anonymous or alcoholics anonymous soon! ...Read more
Could you tell me what are short and long term health effects for people who are addicted to cocaine?
There are many: There are many first it's highly addictive some people start for fun than they stuck for life .Risk of mental illness can cause hallucination . Risk of bipolar disorder . Risk of cardiac even heart attack . Or stroke , also affect social life high risk of divorce loosing family and job ...Read more
If I used 1 gram of cocaine. And I have a drug test in 82 hours will i pass. I workout everyday and I drink a lot of water and eat health. 5'10" 180lb?
Possible: But cocaine metabolites can stay in your system for days to a week or more. If they are using a hair follicle test, it will detect use within the last 6 months. I would be remiss if I did not address the far more pressing issue that using cocaine is extremely dangerous. If you workout, eat healthy, and drink lots of water, why are you doing something so damaging to your body? Seek help! ...Read more
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