The dangerous drug

How crack cocaine is horrible

An brief description of crack cocaine

CRACK cocaine is the form of cocaine that can be smoked.It is heated and than smoked. It is so named because it makes a cracking or popping sound when heated. Crack is also shaped in a crystal form, too. It is also the riskiest in the drugs related to cocaine. It is between 75% and 100% pure, far stronger and more potent than regular cocaine. allows it to reach the brain more quickly and thus brings an intense and immediate, but it only lasts for 15~16 minutes.

How crack cocaine affect you in different ways

CRACK cocaine can be really destructive sometimes, it changes your attitude, feelings and body functioning. It can cause dependence in only few uses. There is once a filmmaker in Canada who smoked crack cocaine. He is so addicted to the drug that he lost his 400 square feet house and to fight the addiction. "Crack cocaine has to be the most mentally addictive drug in the history of mankind.” Said the filmmaker.

One of the problems with crack cocaine is that the effects last such a brief time. Within just five to fifteen minutes, a crack addict needs to smoke another rock. Crack is such a strong stimulant that it creates severe stresses on the heart, the vascular system, the lungs and the brain. Blood vessels constrict from the stimulation of the drug and over time, can harden. Then when further stimulation occurs, these damaged blood vessels can rupture, leading to a stroke. Damage to the heart can lead to a fatal heart attack or cardiac arrest.

Mentally, the crack cocaine user becomes paranoid, defensive and confused. Despite the false sense of power and control when high, as soon as the high is over, the person is likely to be depressed, isolated and secretive. He or she may suffer hallucinations.

So beware of the evil claws of drugs!

Interesting facts about crack

-Crack's origin is unknown

-Crack is first popular in the 1980s

-It only lasts for 15--20minutes