Bath Salts

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Bath Salts

Bath Salts

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Treatment

To get treated if you are addicted to bath salts you would go to a rehab facility that handles cases with bath salts, cocaine and other stimulant drugs. There are 291 drug and alcohol rehab facilities throughout the state of North Carolina alone. There are thousands that span across the nation.

Bath Salts are a name given to describe a number of designer drugs that have very similar qualities as amphetamines and cocaine which are stimulants that cause a physiological dependency or addiction. They are called bath salts because they resemble regular bath salts but are chemically different. These drugs didn’t start to get popular until 2009 when it spread throughout Europe and the entered the United States. In Europe it was mostly distributed but drug dealers but in the US it is distributed online and even in small shops. Some of the names of these drugs are; "Purple Wave", "Zoom", and "Cloud Nine". The popularity of these drugs is on the rise and so is the increase of people over dosing and dying.

There are multiple ways that Bath Salts can be used. They can be swallowed, Snorted, Smoked, and Injected. Injecting these drugs is the most dangerous way to use them. Some side effects of these drugs can include headaches, heart palpitations, nausea, heart attack, kidney failure, and the thought of suicide. Hallucinations, paranoia, and panic attacks can all occur.


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