5 Types OF Drugs
How Drugs Are Harmful To Our Bodies
Stimulants are sometimes referred to as uppers and reverse the effects of fatigue on both mental and physical tasks. Two commonly used stimulants are nicotine, found in tobacco products, and caffeine, an active ingredient in coffee, tea, some soft drinks, and many non-prescription medicines.
Most depressants affect the brain by increasing the activity of gamma-aminobutyric acid, a chemical in the brain that sends messages between cells.
While it may seem safe to use hallucinogens because they are mostly naturally occurring drugs or substances, there are extreme dangers with taking these drugs due to the variable and unreliable effects that hallucinogens tend to produce for the user.