[2015] Kyle T.: Ecstasy

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[2015] Kyle T.: Ecstasy

Ecstasy

Ecstasy is a synthetic psychoactive drug that is both stimulant and a hallucinogen. It is scientifically known as MDMA or Molly. It is illegal in most countries however a lot less people use esctasy as compared to Cannibis. It is often a tablet or pill and is taken orally. Ecstasy is also addictive.

What is it?

Ecstacy produces feelings of increased energy, euphoria, emotional warmth and empathy towards others, distortions in both sensory and time perception. Some adverse effects to ecstasy are dehydration, hyperthermia, grinding or clenching of teeth, insomnia, increased sweating, increased heart rate and blood pressure, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and much more. Some negative long term effects of ecstasy include brain damage and some cognitive impairments. It also damages the part of the brain that control thinking and memory.

Interior effects of Ecstasy

Often, people who are addicted to ecstasy find it very hard to stop the addiction. Since ecstasy gives it's user happy feelings, when people stop using it they experience depression, panic attacks, paranoid delusions, sleeplessness and difficulty concentrating. Although it may be hard to stop ecstasy addiction there are still ways to do so. The best way is to visit an ecstasy addiction treatment centre because drug rehab centres often have medically-supervised detox that can limit or even stop the withdrawel symptoms. It is proven that it is much more successful when people go to these drug rehab centres as opposed to trying to stop themselves.

Ways to cure Ecstasy addiction

Other than affecting your body in the inside, estasy also affects your body physically on the outside as well. After taking ecstasy, when people do physical activity, their bodies can overheat. This can lead to muscle breakdown, liver, kidney and heart damage. In severe cases, it can lead to seizures, brain swelling, permanent brain damage and sometimes even death.

Exterior effects of Ecstasy

By: Kyle


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