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Effects Of Meth On The Brain And Body
Metadate is methyphenidate, used for adhd, it blockes uptake of Dopamine and norephinephrine as does methamphetamine, "meth".
"meth" also causes increase release of Dopamine that is in the brain cell which metadate does not.
Metadate actually is more similar to how Cocaine works in the brain. However its halflife is much longer and how it is administered make it less addictive. ...Read more
See a doctor: A neurologist or psychiatrist can test you in the office and intrepret the results to see if you need further testing. Getting and intrepreting these tests on your own would be difficult. ...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
Im an on & off user of meth for 17yrs. Now i had a balance problem while walking though i don't fall. Cardio says im ok. Cud it be a brain damage?
Need neurology visit: Given your symptoms it would seem that you need to schedule an appointment with the neurologist. The neurologist should be able to give you any idea whether it has something to do with brain damage. There's also a possibility that it could have something to do with inner ear problems in which case the neurologist may refer you to an ENT doctor. Best wishes. By the way, please see a substance-abuse counselor for help with your crystal meth issues. ...Read more
I had a crushed skull being hit with a hammer. Decompressed to the brain. How bad if I use methamphetamine.
Bad!: Don't self treat, and certainly not with street drugs! If you have defined brain pathology talk to your neurologist about appropriate treatments. You could be at risk for seizures and street drugs could promote. ...Read more
Stop drugs now: Listen well, regardless of how you do it, you will destroy your life for certain, if you continue with meth usage. If you wish help, it is present, both on-line and where you live. Contact your doctor, addictions anonymous, even alcoholics anonymous, and start cleaning up your act. Your life will transform when the drugs are gone! ...Read more
I hear voices unfortunetly due to addiction of meth. My concern is that somehow if another person uses are we able to communicate through the mind?
Mind communication: There is no documented evidence that experiencing hallucinations is a form of mind communication. Auditory hallucinations are caused by stimulation of certain areas of the brain resembling the perception of sound, but merely chemical in nature. The thought process might be altered as well, producing delusional ideas, paranoia or grandiosity. Drugs are potent stimulants or depressants. ...Read more
4yrs ago I snorted meth.after ive never been the same. I have severe anxiety, chest tightness,nervousness & mind races, will I ever be the same again?
Anxiety vs. other: Anxiety symptoms occur in the setting of several different medical conditions and states. The key to feeling normal once again may involve arriving at a proper diagnosis of ones condition(s). For instance, there are medical conditions that cause the release of circulating catecholamines (adrenalin) The body reacts to the resultant increased heart rate and state of arousal with anxiety. See Dr. ...Read more
I am 49yo, hiv+, numbers good, tes is normal, 2 yrs sober from meth use. Heart is grateful, mind is happy but no libido. Any treatment? Am i damaged?
See a uro doc. PDR::
Coadministration with stribild may result in an increase in pde-5 inhibitor associated adverse reactions, including hypotension, syncope, visual disturbances, and priapism.Use of pde-5 inhibitors for erectile dysfunction:
sildenafil at a single dose not exceeding 25 mg in 48 hours, vardenafil at a single dose not exceeding 2.5 mg in 72 hours, or tadalafil at a single dose not exceeding 10 mg in 72. ...Read more
How badly is a body damaged if he/she consumed crystal meth for 2 months straight and weighs 100 pounds?
Crystal meth: U need to have a complete physical exam & workup by primary care doctor before the damage extent can be determined. Hope u r seriously considering quitting & rehab. ...Read more
Is bubbly urine is a sign of having a meth drugs in the body? My last take of meth was about 2 months ago.
Urine is normally bubbly.
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. ...Read more
Other than od.What damages does a drug-like meth-can do to the body if tried once and taking a high dose? Do dey heal themselves or hospital is needed
Death is possible: Drugs like methamphetamine can cause your blood pressure and heart rate to spike to extremely high levels -- and you could have a stroke or heart attack and die. It can happen even at age 17. No, that outcome does not heal itself. Please stay away from meth and its relatives. ...Read more
Great Question : Meth is toxic to the body. It is a highly addictive substance. The user experiences a high or rush that produces a burst of energy or euphoria similar to acute mania. When it wears off, the user becomes depressed. It can make you paranoid and acutely psychotic. It can cause a heart attack or a stroke. Severe weightloss is common and your teeth rot and fall out. Meth kills the body! Don't do it! ...Read more
Drug Testing: Unfortunately you have asked this question of real physicians who care about health. We will not go against our ethics and help you scam a drug testing process. We want you clean and sober and happy and healthy with a real and valid life. Perhaps it is time to get to a crystal meth anonymous meeting. ...Read more
Yes: The extreme weight loss is well-known; it may also fluctuate. If it's you, please get help now. I do not want you on my autopsy table. If it's someone you care about, try to get them to get help, and be ready to leave them to their own devices if they refuse. ...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
What will help withdrawal from meth. I feel uncomfortable and unbalanced like I'm not in my body if that makes any sense.
Withdrawal from meth: can lead to psychotic symptoms. Out of body experiences may be a sign of psychotic symptoms. It would be advisable to get help from a physician. Tell them you are in withdrawal from Meth. How much meth and how often you have been using will impact on how difficult withdrawal will be.Some medications can help reduce the symptoms. ...Read more
Would smoking too much crystal meth only for 2 days in a row and not doing it again, harm the body in the future?Ps: not a meth user, just tried it
Possibly, not likely: If you have used meth, you may have likely damaged brain cells, but unless you binged over the 2 days, i doubt there would be any noticeable long term effects as long as your exposure was limited. Don't try it again! ...Read more
I tried meth a few times bout a year ago can my body and lungs heal. Hospital has checked me they say i'm fine haven't done it since please help worri?
I am not sure what would prompt one to express this prolonged worry and the need to ask this question on line.
You had a physician tell you the answer to your question a year ago.
You are fine. You did not cause any permanent damage. Stop worrying and get on to living and staying healthy. ...Read more
Do not take meth:
Stop taking meth entirely. The body will get rid of the residue. There is no need for cleanse or detoxifying.
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. 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. ...Read more
No.: Antibiotics can block excretion of some substances, but i could find none that would be suspect in this instance. ...Read more
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