What You Don't Know About LSD
Astonishing on a Dangerous Level
Description of LSD
Medical Uses of the Drug
Short Term Effects of LSD
- The effects of LSD are unpredictable
- They depend on the amount taken, user's personality, mood, expectations, and the surroundings in which the drug is being used
- Physical effects include; Dialated pupils, higher body temperature, increased heart rate and blood pressure, sweating, loss of appetite, sleeplessness, dry mouth, and tremors
- Sensations and feelings change much more dramatically than the physical signs
- If taken in a large enough does, the drug produces dellusions and visual hallucinations
- The users sense of time and self changes
- Sensations may seem to "cross over" giving the user the feeling of hearing colors and seeing sounds which can cause panic
- Impaired judgement
The effects of LSD are the result of the drug interrupting the normal interaction between brain cells and the neurotransmitter seretonin. A persons reaction depends on the dose taken and their body chemistry. Psychological effects include hallucinations. Hallucinations are experiences involving senses. Hallucinations can be pleasant, exciting, and stimulating. But some people ave a "bad trip" which can be frightening and during which the tripper can lose touch with reality. The LSD user may have an impaire sense of time and of depth perception. The LSD user may have delusions. A delusion is when one believes someting that is not true, even thoug there may be evidence to prove that it is not true. Ther person on LSD may appear apprehensive and not know why. They might experience HPPD (Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder) whic consists of altered perceptions, for example if someone was still experiencing a trip and/or flashbacks that occur well after the trip is over. There are many more psyhological effects of LSD.
LSD makes it so the pupils are dialted, there is a higher or lower body temperature, sweating or cills (goose bumps), Loss of appetite, dry mouth, sleeplessness, and tremors.
Long Term Effects of LSD
- Some LSD users experience flashbacks, recurrence of certain aspects of a person's experience even if the user doesn't take the drug again.
- Dependence on the drug
- Some chronic users resulted in aving frustration and no motivation to do anything
- There are no reported deaths on LSD overdose, but there ave been reports of suicide, murders,accidental deaths, and self inflicted wounds.
- Can lead to scizophrenia or depression
Below are examples of packaging LSD comes in, Some pictures below also show what you might see when you are on LSD. The video is an LSD simulation.
Myths about LSD
- If you take seven its, you are legally insane
- Anyone caught selling LSD can be charges with attempted murder
- LSD causes genetic mutations
- There was an urban legend that a man who tood LSD went insane and permenatly thought that he was a glass of orange juice
Facts about LSD
- LSD is one of the most powerful hallucinogens
- It can disrupt the normal functions of the brain for a short period of time, or for life