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Long term effects of ecstasy abuse?

Long term effects of ecstasy abuse?

See below: Depression, emotinal instability, stroke and intellectual impairment. ...Read more

Alcohol Abuse (Definition)

Alcohol abuse is reoccuring use of alcoholic beverages despite their negative consequences. It results in harm to one's health, interpersonal relationships, or ability to work. Often people who abuse alcohol fail to fulfill their responsibilities and can drink in dangerous situations such as when driving, which gets them into legal difficulties. Alcohol abuse can ...Read more


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What are short term and long term effects of bulimia?

What are short term and long term effects of bulimia?

Many: Short term- weight loss, tooth enamel erosion from stomach acid, esophageal ulcers, nuitritional and electrolyte imbalances and skipped periods. Long term- no menses, cardiac irregular heartbeats that could result in cardiac arrest and death and, kidney failure from severe dehydration. ...Read more

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What long term effects of alcohol abuse are common?

What long term effects of alcohol abuse are common?

Varied and severe: Long term alcohol abuse has a variety of negative physical and psychological symptoms including vitamin deficiency, liver damage, premature aging, dementia, and chronic sleep deficiency due to inhibition of rem sleep. It is nothing to take lightly, and treatment should be sought as soon as possible to avoid the start of permanent damage. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of caffeine dependency?

What are the long term effects of caffeine dependency?

Tolerance: You can reach a point where the caffeine receptors r blocked and it won't affect you at all-- you can drink it and go to sleep--if you stop drinking as much you will experience withdrawal--headaches & sleepiness--caffeine is a stimulant & can cause jitteriness tachycardia & elevated bp. ...Read more

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Long term side effects of long term opiate abuse ?

Long term side effects of long term opiate abuse ?

Deadly serious: Death from overdose (intentional or unintentional). Infection from sharing needles. Legal consequences and potential violence. Mutual support helps. Consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous. ...Read more

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Please list all the short and long term effects of smoking cigarettes?

Please list all the short and long term effects of smoking cigarettes?

Nothing good: Short term: wheezing, constant coughing, high blood presure, mouth odor, lack of taste sensation, difficuly smelling things, stained teeth & fingers long term: copd, emphysema, oral cancer, lung cancer, stroke, heart failure, heart disease, and many things we don't even know about. ...Read more

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Possible side effects of long term use of rhinocort together with alcohol?

Possible side effects of long term use of rhinocort together with alcohol?

None: There are no side effects related to the use oh rhinocort and alcohol together. There are no clinically significant long term effects from long term use of rhinocort, but long term use of alcohol could certainly result in adverse effects. ...Read more

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What long and short term effects of lsd and mdma are there?

What long and short term effects of lsd and mdma are there?

Different drugs: Mdma and lsd are both chemically different. Therefore different short and long term effects. Ecstasy/molly(mdma) are also different version of the drug. Lsd or acid produces a wide range of side effects. In both cases, neurotransmitters flood the system and can produce damage and death as a side effect. ...Read more

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What are long term effects of mixing Xanax (alprazolam) and alcohol?

What are long term effects of mixing Xanax (alprazolam) and alcohol?

Same as each alone: Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine which acts about the same in the brain as alcohol. Using the two together is like using extra alcohol or extra xanax (alprazolam). Over time, it's easy to develop a tolerance to either...So be careful! ...Read more

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What short term and long term effects are associated with adolescent drinking?

What short term and long term effects are associated with adolescent drinking?

Nothing good: Cirrhosis of the liver and liver failure, seizures, mental status changes, heart failure, neurologic damage, etc, etc. ...Read more

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What short and long term effects are associated with cannabis?

What short and long term effects are associated with cannabis?

See site: There isn't enough space to such an incompassing question. Please see this site: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/marijuana/ns_patient-marijuana. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of methamphetamine abuse?

What are the long term effects of methamphetamine abuse?

Methamphetamine abus: Has many negative consequences, including addiction. Addiction is a chronic, relapsing disease, characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, accompanied by functional and molecular changes in the brain. In addition to being addicted to methamphetamine, chronic abusers exhibit symptoms that can include anxiety, confusion, insomnia, mood disturbances, and violent behavior. ...Read more

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Are the long term effects to memory from cocaine abuse reversible?

Are the long term effects to memory from cocaine abuse reversible?

Not fully: Can work to improve (with pencil & paper or computer games, etc.), but unlikely to see >80% of prior function (unless minimally impaired). Worth the effort! ...Read more

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What are the short term and long term effects of cocaine on human body?

What are the short term and long term effects of cocaine on human body?

Not good!: Short term Cocaine causes the artificial release of a set of signalling chemicals in the brain that trigger subjective feelings of power and elation. These feelings are disconnected from reality, impairing judgment. Used up, the lack of these chemicals then causes a "crash". Eventually, the nervous system and brain falls out of whack on a long-term basis. ...Read more

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What are short term and long term side effects of advil (ibuprofen)?

What are short term and long term side effects of advil (ibuprofen)?

NSAID side effects.: Nsaids like Ibuprofen have some unfortunate side effects that make them a poor choice for many people in pain and most people with pain after sports activities. They cause injury to stomach, kidneys, prevent your body from rebuilding cartilage in your joints from every day wear and tear, and stop your body from healing an acute injury like a tendon injury or an ankle sprain. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of long term opiate abuse?

What are the side effects of long term opiate abuse?

Deadly serious: Death from overdose (intentional or unintentional). Infection from sharing needles. Legal consequences and potential violence. Mutual support helps. Consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous. ...Read more

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What are long term effects of abusing speed?

What are long term effects of abusing speed?

A girl named fred?: but besides that, there was an old saying in the drug hayday of the 60s and 70s (AMONG DRUG USERS) that "SPEED KILLS." That's because it does. Amphetamines, particularly methamphetamine, ages the body prematurely, can cause paranoid schizophrenia like episodes that can become permanent, and if used IV is associated with AIDS, hep C, endocarditis, if smoked causes "crack lung" and is bad for you! ...Read more

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Alcoholism (Definition)

An addiction to alcohol or mental illness and compulsive behavior ...Read more