Ecstasy

By: Kiley Tiller

Other Names:

Molly, Adam, Cadillac, Beans, California Sunrise, Clarity, Essence, Elephants, Eve, Hug, Hug Drug, Love Pill, Lover's speed, Roll, Scooby Snacks, Snowball, XE, XTC

About:

MDMA also popularly known as Ecstasy Ecstasy is an illegal stimulant drug. Ecstasy contains a variety of substances that include, cocaine, heroin, amphetamine, methamphetamine, amphetamine, and a lot of times rat poison, dog deworming, and caffeine.

It's taken into the body orally in a pill or capsule, or snorted from power from.

Short Term Effects:

  • Impaired judgement
  • False sense of affection
  • Confusion
  • Depression
  • Sleep problems
  • Severe anxiety
  • Paranoia
  • Drug cravings
  • Muscle tension
  • Faintness and chills/swelling
  • Involuntary teeth clenching
  • Blurred vision
  • Nausea

Long Term Effects:

  • Long lasting brain damage affecting thought and memory
  • Damage to portions of the brain that regulate critical functions such as learning, sleep and emotions
  • Degenerated nerve branches and nerve endings
  • Depression, Anxiety, Memory Loss
  • Kidney failure
  • Hemorrhaging
  • Psychosis
  • Cardiovascular collapse
  • Convulsions
  • Death

Signs of abuse:

  • irregular sleeping schedule
  • lack of awareness of pain
  • person feeling deeply in love with a person or multiple people even if they just met.
  • cravings of other drugs and ecstasy itself

Is Ecstasy addictive?

Yes, ecstasy has both a psychological and physical addiction. 43% of users admitted they became addicted to Ecstasy even though they know it's harmful.