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How To Determine Bunk Crystal Meth
Methamphetamines: Crystal meth is one of the most dangerous and addictive substances to be used by those seeking highs or a drug experience. It is a stimulant. Even one dose can get you hooked..Especially if that does includes a sexual experience. It is a problem in urban and rural communities across america and the disease and destruction caused by this drug is shocking. ...Read more
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 ephedra plant ...Read more
Long/short term: Depending on the route of use, mouth, snorting or IV, you can obtain a rush in 5 minutes and sustained euphoric states up to 12 hrs. This substance is highly addictive and tolerance increases over time. Cardiovascular and other complications, let alone being an illegal substance are to be seriously considered. ...Read more
Work with an addicti: specialist through your PCP, so they can monitor your progress together, and safely get you through your withdrawal. Medical supervision is strongly advised. Great to hear your willingness to get off this dangerous recreational drug, and move toward health and longevity., ...Read more
far too many: Although i'm afraid I do not know the numbers, far far too many people die from using crystal meth. It is associated with stroke, heart attack, as well as global progressive failure of health. Get help. Stop. Find any way to get the support you need to get off or help others get off of this terribly addictive, damaging drug. ...Read more
None: There are no benefits to crystal meth ...Read more
Crystal Meth Get Out:
Crystal meth can stay in the system for about 9 days, but may be longer if other conditions are present: kidney damage, liver damage, other drugs present in the body, or
low acid in the urine. Best idea is to avoid using meth and find a way to feel high that won't harm you or your life: exercise, etc. Seek support to find a "healthy high" right for you! ...Read more
Thanks for asking!: 24-48 hours depending on the 'dosage'.Get a more detailed answer ›
Meth: Take your friend to the er!Get a more detailed answer ›
Professional help: It is very unlikely that you can stop on your own. Stimulant addiction, especially with crystal methamphetamine, is very very difficult for an individual to get away from on their own. Most people recommend initial residential treatment, followed by long-term outpatient with both individual and group counseling. You can find chemical dependency treatment programs in your area by googling it. ...Read more
Why make&use meth: ..For as many different reasons as there are people who use drugs and alcohol. Make: to sell or use. Use: to escape life's pains, to briefly feel better, to fit in with peers. Once used, the drug can generate a powerful addiction that drives the person to find, make, use the drug at any cost, including teeth, mind, heart, skin, and life. ...Read more
Plenty: The biggest problem is mental health. Meth users are frequently misdiagnosed with paranoid disorder or bipolar disorder when they aren't truthful with the doctor. Dental problems are also significant. Sometimes liver and skin problems as well. The real challenge for you is to find someone to help you on that tough road to abstinence. It will likely require medical management + support groups. ...Read more
Dangerous drug: A sympathomimetic amine, can cause vasoconstriction and affect circulation of both heart and brain. Possible heart attacks, strokes, and hemorrhages. Death can ensue. Not worth using in any capacity, unless you have a "death wish". If you are involved, get help NOW. Do NOT wait for a complication to emerge. ...Read more
Smoking meth: Smoked methamphetamine goes into the lungs and into pulmonary vasculature -- and then to the rest of the body including the brain. Effects typically last 2-4 hours, with residual effects up to 12 hours. It can be detectable in the body for 2-4 days after use, depending on frequency of use and other factors. Using at all can be deadly. ...Read more
A friend of mine always becomes freezing cold for about 10-15 minutes after using crystal meth.
Is this something to worry about ?
You should be: Worrying about your friends use of crystal meth. The damage caused by crystal meth is a very long list and can be permanent. Your concern is misplaced. ...Read more
Of someone just started using crystal meth, about 6 months ago, is it possible to just stop on your on or what would be wise? thank you
Ok to stop: I applaud for your desire to get off of meth. Meth is a particularly addictive and destructive drug. There is no physical withdrawal syndrome so you can stop without a detox treatment. There are psychological withdrawal efffects including depression and fatigue. If you find you cannot stay stopped there are various resources to help such as Narcotics Anomyous and outpatient and inpatient treatment ...Read more
Untreated crystal meth overdose from snorting 3.5-4 grams an IV injection of half gram. Still having OD symptoms day after occurrence. ?
Go to er: Seek emergency care to monitor your vitals. You could be at risk for cardiovascular collapse. Consider seeking a detox or rehab program when you are stable ...Read more
Burnout!: Crystal meth super stimulates the nerve cells in your brain, depleting them completely of needed neurotransmitter molecules, making them unable to function, so you feel foggy and lethargic. Repeated use causes the neurons to overheat and die, leading to permanent mental impairments. Stop now! ...Read more
Severe problems!: Crystal meth can cause poor growth due to restricting blood flow to the placenta. It can cause premature separation of the placenta with bleeding, premature birth and possible bleeding for the mother and baby. There is a risk of both maternal and fetal death. Meth may also cause later brain problems for the baby. There is also possible risk from lifestyle issues for women using illegal drugs. ...Read more
Bad things: Crystal meth is bad for you diabetic or not. Besides being illegal it is also very dangerous very addictive. Nothing good happens with crystal meth. ...Read more
Possibly: It not a sure thing, but there is a possibility you could become addicted from using meth one time, similar to cocaine. ...Read more
Cigs./Meth: In the long run, both are equally dangerous. ...Read more
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