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Numb Leg After Crystal Meth
I have quit crystal meth for 3 days and slept the whole time now my legs are numb but no pain...why?
Congratulations: Firstly, congratulations. Crystal meth is a very very nasty drug that I see in my patients far too often here in Ft. Lauderdale. Sleeping long periods is not uncommon after stopping the amphetamine. Nerve damage can occur..both at a central and peripheral level. I am going to guess that your issue was the way you were sleeping for the past 72 hours. If this doesn't resolve..see you PCP. ...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
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
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
Cigs./Meth: In the long run, both are equally dangerous. ...Read more
Healthy longer life: Jib is just one slang term for crystal methamphetamine, and isn't any different than any other "brand" of this awful drug. What you should expect is relapse, unless you get involved in some form of support system. It is a difficult drug to quit, and congratulations on making the decision. There is no "withdrawal" syndrome, though fatigue and increased appetite and sleep may occur, lasting < 1 week. ...Read more
Seek help: It often takes help to recover from an addiction. This could be an md, addictions therapist or 12 step program. 12 step meetings are held in every city and town. Sometimes emotional difficulties are mixed in with the addiction and your physical health can be affected. Start with a good addictions and health evaluation. Ask your md. For an thorough eval. And a referral. Good luck. ...Read more
Donn't even try it!: Don't even try it!Get a more detailed answer ›
Li sx, et al august 2013 - just published a paper on "depression and alteration" in both the "hpa" axis and the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis - see http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/23913817
however - thyroid issues are probably the least of your worries if there is methamphetamine involved. I would get off of it or get help. ...Read more
has a "cousin" drug that may cause hemorrhoids but that's the least of it. Meth produces central nervous system stimulation, thus the euphoria. The rest of ones life can be destroyed, social relationships, job, health, etc. Please get help for this situation now before it gets worse. You can do it. Peace and good health. Here's a link
http://www.osteopathic.org/inside-aoa/events/omed/news/2014-news/Pages/meth.aspx ...Read more
Meth mouth: Meth mouth is a dental condition characterized by severe decay and loss of teeth, as well as fracture, enamel erosion, and other oral problems symptomatic of extended use of the drug methamphetamine (meth). The specific cause of the condition is unknown, although drug-induced xerostomia (dry mouth) and bruxism (grinding of the teeth) are thought to be involved.En.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/meth_mouth. ...Read more
can make you paranoid and craving for more, ruin your health and life. Here's a link that may help you
Please see your doc about getting tested for parasites. They can cause GI symptoms and more. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Crystal meth can: Increase the risk of HIV and other STDs, I don't know of research about it making the severity of an STD worse, but it does not do anything good to any part of your body. Unlike medical marijuana, there is no one fighting for allowing medical patients to have beneficial access. Use this possibility to help motivate you to quit meth. Someday, you'll feel it was a silver lining to the STD! Best! ...Read more
Periorbital cellulitis is loosely related to orbital cellulitis, the latter being an extremely dangerous, emergency medical condition. Both involve infection of the eye region and are caused (largely) by straphylococcus and streptococcus.
Crystal meth use can cause periorbital cellulitis. ...Read more
Find a new friend:
You friend is not concerned enough to ask the question, he is engaged in self-destructive behavior. Do yourself a favor and dissociate from this friend.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Rehab: Please go to your doctor to get into rehab or whomever is taking crystal meth. ...Read more
Well thats silly: It would be best to stop the meth. Please seek addictions treatment options in your area. ...Read more
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