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Doctor insights on: Long Term Effects Of Meth Use After Sobriety

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Meth: how does it work and what long term effects could it have?

Meth: how does it work and what long term effects could it have?

Increases dopamine: Crystal methamphetamines produce euphoria through causing increases in all monoamines including dopamine, serotonin and norepinephrine. It also has been described as inhibiting the important enzyme monoamine oxidase and this perpetuates the intense accumulation of monoamines in the synaptic cleft. The Dopamine makes it addictive. It can cause premature death and permanent nervous system damage! ...Read more

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Could there be any long term effects from using crystal meth once?

Could there be any long term effects from using crystal meth once?

Crystal meth: Illicit drug use can cause damage at any time during its use, whether the first time or the 100th time. As it is unpredictable, the best idea is to avoid using meth. Even one time usage by any route can lead to paranoia, stroke and heart attack. ...Read more

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Methamphetamine... What are some side effects of using meth? What are long term effects of hard meth use? Can meth effect my children? Are there any studies that have been done to show what meth does to people? So far my only source of information has bee

Methamphetamine... What are some side effects of using meth?
What are long term effects of hard meth use?
Can meth effect my children?
Are there any studies that have been done to show what meth does to people?
So far my only source of information has bee

It damages brain: And almost everything else. It can cause severe depression, paranoia and even psychosis, with hallucinations, delusions and agitation. Physically, it can damage the heart, with heart attacks and/or strokes, and causes severe dental and skin problems. People become completely disorganized and live their lives completely involved with the drug. It damages your children and family. Get help and stop! ...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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How long will it take to feel better after quitting meth? It's hard to maintain sobriety when i feel so unhappy&lethargic. Antidepressants aren't help

How long will it take to feel better after quitting meth? It's hard to maintain sobriety when i feel so unhappy&lethargic. Antidepressants aren't help

Rehab: You need proper assesment to find out right medication let professional decide you need to be six months clean to have proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can a history of smoking meth cause long term damage after you quit?

Can a history of smoking meth cause long term damage after you quit?

Yes: Long term methamphetamine use is associated with significant abnormalities on brain scans, cognitive problems and paranoia, all of which may persist. ...Read more

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Do you know what symptoms you would have after long term exposure to a former meth house?

Can be many: This came from an environmental website: even former meth labs are dangers. Fumes in the walls and the heating ducts can cause cancer, short and long-term brain damage, problems of the immune system and respiratory illness. If you have questions, you should contact the occupational safety and health administration office in your area or see a environmental health physician. ...Read more

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Can a one week use of meth cause long term heart damage? I went to the hospital w/ accelerated heart rate. Haven't used in 2 months still feel sick.

Can a one week use of meth cause long term heart damage?  I went to the hospital w/ accelerated heart rate. Haven't used in 2 months still feel sick.

Actually it can: We pathologists are familiar with a curious lesion with fibrous tissue around individual heart cells that seems to run with curious rhythm problems. If you value your life, don't ever do "meth" again -- or if you don't value your life, think of the people who love you and who'd be sad if you were to see you die suddenly from it. It happens every day. Be smart. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are the effects of long-term amphetamine use (adderall) different than the effects of long-term methamphetamine use?#nqlu i've heard that the molecular structure of Adderall is virtually the same as that of methamphetamine. Will long-term use (10 years s

Are the effects of long-term amphetamine use (adderall) different than the effects of long-term methamphetamine use?#nqlu i've heard that the molecular structure of Adderall is virtually the same as that of methamphetamine.  Will long-term use (10 years s

They aren't the same: Small differences in the molecules can make all the difference in the world. The is one carbon atom difference between beverage alcohol and wood alcohol, and one will cause you to go blind and can kill you with a single drink, and the other one doesn't. When taken as prescribed and monitored for side effects, adderal has been shown to be safe. Some docs give people holidays (weekends, holidays)off. ...Read more

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