The Hard Facts on Drugs – Methamphetamine (Crystal Meth)

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The average life span of a hard-core crystal meth user is between five to seven years, yet some users have been known to go longer. Crystal meth is a psychostimulant, meaning it directly affects the brain and causes immediate alertness and awareness in a person. Unfortunately it also causes severe side effects, combined with numerous health problems.

Crystal Meth can be described as one of the most physically destructive drugs to be created. Within a short matter of time, this drug will have destroyed a persons physical features, as was made famous with the Faces of Meth.

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Methamphetamine was first developed in Japan in the year 1894, and was not turned into the crystal like substance you see today, until 1919 in Japan. The German military distributed methamphetime amongst its troups during World War II; this was one of the earliest uses.

Physical effects can be seen as follows:

  • Increased energy
  • Increased alertness
  • Anorexia
  • Insomnia
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle twitches
  • Shortness of breath
  • Increased heart rate
  • Fatal lung and kidney disorders
  • Brain damage
  • Liver damage
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke

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Psychological effects can be seen as follows:

  • Euphoria
  • Increased attention and alertness
  • Panic
  • Aggressive and violent behaviour
  • Severe depression · Suicidal tendencies
  • Psychosis with hallucinations, delusions, and paranoia
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Crystal meth use will be a very dangerous and deadly experience for anybody who does use it. The moment an individual will start using, they will instantly become addicted. This drug will give you feelings unlike any other drug; yet can take even more away from you physically and psychologically. For more information on how you can overcome a crystal meth addiction



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Works cited “Methamphetamine.” Wikipedia. 26 Mar. 2009. 27 Mar. 2009

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Nick Hayes is a graduate of the Narconon drug rehab program in 2005. Nick takes much enjoyment in writing, and feels there needs to be more information about drugs and alcohol provided to the people of the world. He believes nobody should have to go through an addiction.
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