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How Do I Stop Cocaine And Not Gain Weight
I took 4 gram of cocaine in 3days then I stop for 1week after that week I took another 1 gram then I quit yestarday. When it will go away from my urine?
Active recovery: Relapse is part of recovery. Actively participating in any recovery program makes it significantly less likely you will use again. I strongly recommend multiple treatment approaches, the more invested you are in the recovery process the less likely for relapse. Participating in inpatient therapy provides time away from temptations, na, outpatient tx, avoiding old people, places, triggers. ...Read more
Get help from a: Treatment program. You have obviously tried with "will power" etc. And have not succeeded. A formal treatment program, which can be outpatient, is usually available in most communities. Mutual-help programs like aa and na can be helpful, and there are alternatives like smart recovery, lifering secular recovery and women for recovery. Talk to a mental health professional for guidance. ...Read more
Is it possible to stop a 20 year addiction to cocaine? The person does not eveen consider quitting because he doesn't think it is possible.
Yes it's possible: With authentic desire, appropriate professional and personal support, and a treatment plan, it's possible to stop an addiction at any time. Being addicted to Cocaine for such a long time means that treatment could be complicated, but not impossible. However, if the person himself is not interested in quitting, it won't happen. His body may end things with a stroke or heart attack instead. ...Read more
No: Using Cocaine will just cause more problems and not relieve opiate withrawal. ...Read more
See below: I do not want to get preachy so lets consider Cocaine solely as a medicine. It is extremely short acting so any effects will be over within 20~30 mins. Tolerance will develop to its effects. The dosage of what you get will vary by who the "dealer"is. There is a risk of seizures and heart issues if the dose varies too much. The risk is just too much to justify its use for this reason. ...Read more
I did cocaine yesterday... I am not a chronic user by any means.... But feel very dizzy and have vertigo today. What can I do to stop it?
Don't use cocaine.: Step 1. cocaine is not legal, unsafe, can cause serious injur to the sinuses, and can cause heart attacks and other injury via vasoconstriction and compromising blood flow to your organs. One of those organs is the brain. You may have suffered a small stroke. I think it wise to be checked by an MD. I'd also add that when buying street drugs you don't know what is really in them. Visit with a doc. ...Read more
Drug test used crack cocaine 8 days ago. My weight is 166 and im 5'8". I also exercise and do sauna sessions. Will I test positive after 8 days.?
Technically, no but.: ...The only way to know for sure is to take a home drug test (about 20 dollars at your local drug store). The bigger concern is that your ability to maintain a job will be slim considering this significant addiction. Seek professional help and attend aa/na meetings asap. ...Read more
If a recreational user stops taking cocaine, how long could it still be in his system where it may affect sperm and potentially cause birth defect?
I smoke marihuana last 8 years everyday min of 2 joints and I done cocaine last 8 years every several weeks. I also drink alcohol daily. How I can stop?
With help.: If you really want to stop, you will need assistance. Find a local alcoholic anonymous group (look on line), go there, listen and learn. ...Read more
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
Extremely difficult: It is a highly addictive drug which ruins countless lives daily. Despite billions of dollars spent on the war on drug, the demand remains high, reason being that the drug is addictive and hard to stop. ...Read more
It can screw you up:
Pretty bad. Cocaine prevents Dopamine in the brain from being recycled. So Dopamine builds up at the synapse (between two neurons). This can cause a person to feel “high”.
Cocaine can ^ heart rate, ^ blood pressure, ^ temperature, v appetite, cause nausea, abdominal pain, nausea & constriction of blood vessels. It can also lead to heart attacks or strokes. ...Read more
See below: Although Cocaine levels can be cleared out of your blood in a few hours, it can be detected in hair for a month. So depending on the organ involved there can be a lasting impact of even a rapidly cleared drug like cocaine. ...Read more
Stop using: Cocaine is generally cleared from the body within a few days of last use. Staying stopped is much harder and usually requires a drug treatment program or support groups like aa or na, both together are usually the best approach. ...Read more