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Vomiting Nausea Crystal Meth
I have been hooked on smoking crystal meth since the summer season of 2005. I want to stop but feel sick. How do I quit?
Meth: Xerox under supervision then rehab program, can be life saver. ...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
I tried meth I snorted two large lines and shortly after I got a terrible headache and nausea and then I threw up. Why did that happen?
Illegal drug effects: Meth, and other illegal drugs are illegal for a reason - The Drug in Question can make you sick, Impair or damage your brain, and even Kill you. Side effects from Meth and other amphetamines include nausea, vomiting, and headache. Also, the methods used to make these illegal compounds are often filthy - Meth Labs don't have Inspectors coming in to insure safety and quality of their drugs! STOP! ...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
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
Cocaine vs meth: Methamphetamine is structurally similar to amphetamine and dopamine, but very different from cocaine. Cocaine is quickly removed & almost completely metabolized in the body. Meth has a longer duration of action and more of it remains unchanged in the body -- staying in the brain longer with prolonged stimulant effects. Chronic meth causes structural brain changes & emotional & cognitive problems. ...Read more
No, but get off it.:
You know very well that you are engaging in a self destructive behavior by doing meth. Get help and get off meth.
Wish you 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
Yes.: Medicines injected into a vein are essentially filtered by the very small capillaries of the lungs. Any impurity or toxic substance is concentrated and accumulated there. This can lead to a variety of issues in the lungs - infection - inflammation and scarring - pulmonary hypertension - airway constriction- some of which is not be reversible. Injecting anything is a very bad idea. ...Read more
Unfortunately,: It can be.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yeah: Sure could, also to lots of other drugs, possible viral infection if snort or shoot drugs. Could even get hep a from sharing a pipe, joint, food, etc from someone infected. ...Read more
Ain't gonna happen: You have a choice, and now is a pivotable time. Get help so you stay off meth, and never return to it. The end consequences of this chemical are dismal, you have your whole life ahead of you. Time to address this. ...Read more
Tell your doctors!: Recommend that you let your surgeon and anesthesiologist know immediately as there are risks of interactions of drugs, whether prescribed or illegal, with anesthesia. Both the surgeon and anesthesiologist need to be fully aware of your medical and drug history in order to determine appropriate course of action, and to minimize undue risks. ...Read more
What should my heart rate be I'm 38 year old male who walks a lot and just stated to smile crystal meth 3-4 weeks ago?
Normal heart rate: Normal heart rate for a healthy man in his 30s at rest is 60-90 beats per minute. Smoking methamphetamine won't just raise your heart rate - it elevates your blood pressure, can make your heart beat irregularly, increases your risk of heart attack and stroke, and can cause seizures. You need to seek help to stop now, before these things happen to you. ...Read more
What are the most common effects on the brain, including mood disorders, sleep, etc in a person using crystal meth for 9 months?
Mood instability: Stop now before you create permanent changes, which can happen with chronic use. Abstinence often starts with both craving and a desire to sleep a lot. Once the fatigue is past, if it's only been 9 months, things should head back to normal. Expect some irritability at first. Just don't be tempted to treat that with meth! ...Read more
I am want to quit and reccover from crystal meth addiction and I cannot take methadone or for that matter most all pain med. Makes me sick, will this?
Welbutrion diminished the effects from adderall completely. Stopped buproprion for 2 months, used crystal meth and still no euphoria. Is thispermenant?
Better stop: Better stop this dangerous behavior. You are going to end up doing harm to yourself or worse death. Get off all of this. ...Read more
Why do I swell so bad and turn pink with veins popping out when I smoke crystal meth? I am 23 female 170 lbs with no health problems and I have only smoked crystal a few times something I have not got used to yet
In: In addition to the information that dr. Christensen provided about over stimulation from crystal methamphetamine, be aware that swelling of face, tongue and lips can be a life threatening allergic reaction to it. You said you have no health problems. If you continue to smoke crystal meth you will have health problems. ...Read more
I was wondering if previously smoking crystal meth for almost a year, what affect it had on me and defiantly my lungs. Everyone said it would crystalize my lungs so I was always paranoid and didn't hold it in. So I wanna know now about it and if that's tru
See doctor: The only way to answer your question is to see your pcp for a complete exam, appropriate testing, and proper diagnosis. To stay clean you should also go to NA meetings. Http://www. Na.org/ Take care of your health! ...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
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
Cigs./Meth: In the long run, both are equally dangerous. ...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
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