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What occurs when a diabetic consumes crystal meth?

What occurs when a diabetic consumes crystal meth?

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

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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


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My doctor has told me to get blood tests for std and for diabetes.... he isnt aware but am addicted to crystal meth, will this show up on the tests?

My doctor has told me to get blood tests for std and for diabetes.... he isnt aware but am addicted to crystal meth, will this show up on the tests?

No, however...: This will not show up on those tests. However, I strongly urge you to tell your doctor about your addiction. Crystal meth addiction has profound and serious effects on one's health and can interact with any medicines your doctor might prescribe. This addiction is a life-threatening medical problem and any doctor you see needs to know about this. They can even help if you want to stop using it! ...Read more

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How badly is a body damaged if he/she consumed crystal meth for 2 months straight and weighs 100 pounds?

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

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Why am i lethargic after using crystal meth?

Why am i lethargic after using crystal meth?

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

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Is it hard to overdose smoking crystal meth ?

Is it hard to overdose smoking crystal meth ?

No: It is easy to overdose on crystal meth. It is better to never use it in the first place! ...Read more

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Is crystal meth addictive from only using it once?

Is crystal meth addictive from only using it once?

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

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Are cigarettes really more dangerous than crystal meth?

Cigs./Meth: In the long run, both are equally dangerous. ...Read more

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How are the effects of cocaine and crystal meth different?

How are the effects of cocaine and crystal meth different?

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

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What are the effects of crystal meth on a developing child?

What are the effects of crystal meth on a developing child?

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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Which drug is worst for your health: crystal meth or heroin?

Meth: By far. It would be politically correct for me to tell you that both of these drugs are equally dangerous, but this is not true. Heroin will bind you to a lifelong addiction and all that is involved, but if you administer it hygienically and the dose is always correct, many users experience no problems except severe constipation and impotence. Meth is far more dangerous. Still better to do neither ...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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What should I exspect when i've quite smoking crystal meth 'as knowen as jib' ?

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

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Can you tell me exactly where are some places that you could go to if addicted to crystal meth?

Can you tell me exactly where are some places that you could go to if addicted to crystal meth?

Several places: I agree with dr. Tripp. There is also crystal meth anonymous: http://www.Crystalmeth.Org/index.Php you can review that site for meetings that are local to you. In some cities, there are also intensive outpatient programs that combine mindfulness training with recovery from chemical dependency. These can be very effective. Support from others is absolutely needed, no matter where you go. ...Read more

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