Amphetamine

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Amphetamine

The effects of using methamphetamine daily for two years straight!

Using amphetamine on a daily basis can seriously affect your health. Someone who uses amphetamine regularly can expect to experience ulcers, skin disorders, difficulty breathing, etc., as they grow older. This person will have a withdrawal from friends and family to get more drugs. They may have erratic and aggressive behavior towards people.

Amphetamine abuse can place young adults at an increased risk of suffering from a fatal tear in the body's main artery, the aorta.

The consequences of overdose include stroke, heart attack, coma, seizure, and even death. People most commonly take this drug to obtain the satisfaction of increased mental focus, ability to stay awake, and for the improvement of concentration. All forms of methamphetamine are highly addictive and toxic. The withdrawal issues for a person to overcome would be severe depression, anxiety, extreme fatigue, and a craving for more drugs.

Short term effects• High body temperature•Cardiovascular system failure•Hostility or paranoia•Irregular or increased heart rate/ heart beat• Increased diastolic/ systolic blood pressure• Increased activity/ talkativeness• Euphoria• Heightened sense of well-being• Decreased fatigue/ drowsiness• Decreased appetite• Dry mouth• Dilated pupils• Increased respiration• Heightened alertness/ energy• Nausea• Headache• Palpitations• Altered sexual behavior• Tremor/ twitching of small muscles• Release of social inhibitions• Unrealistic feelings of cleverness, great competence, and powerLong term effects• Toxic psychosis• Physiological and behavioral disorders• Dizziness• Pounding heartbeat• Difficulty breathing• Mood or mental changes• Unusual tiredness or weakness• Cardiac arrhythmias• Repetitive motor activity• Convulsions, coma, and death• Ulcers• Malnutrition• Mental illness• Skin disorders• Vitamin deficiency• Flush or pale skin• Loss of coordination and physical collapse

Amphetamine can be injected orally, crushed and snorted, dissolved in water and injected, or smoked. "Glass" and "ice" is most often smoked. Crystal, the powder form of methamphetamines is taken orally, injected, or inhaled.

Amphetamine sulfate, more commonly known as bennies, black beauties, copilots, eye-openers, lid poppers, pep pills, speed, ice, footballs, uppers, wake-ups, and white crosses, are a group of synthetic psychoactive drugs called central nervous system (CNS) stimulants.

“Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with your self esteem.” ― Kurt Cobain

Amphetamine


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