Methamphetamine

Addiction

What Makes Meth Addictive?

The stimulant, Methamphetamine, extremely affects the brain. This stimulant causes the body to exert 10 times the average amount of dopamine. It also gives the user a wave of adrenaline. By the third use of Meth, the decision to take Meth transports to the hind brain which controls involuntary functions. Such as: Heart Beating; Blood Pressure; Breathing; etc.
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What are the Effects of Using Meth?

Common effects that seem to immediately happen include: Euphoria; Increased Energy; Paranoia; Diarrhea; Nausea; Intense Sweating; Not Hungry; Panicky; Increased Blood Temp.; Increased Blood Pressure; Increased Heart Beat Rate; Constriction towards the walls of the arteries.

The effects of overdose include: Brain Damage; Feeling Like Bugs Are Crawling Under Your Skin; Muscle Failure; Stroke; Cardiac Arrest; Elevated Body Temp.

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Where is Meth Located?

There isn't really a "location" for Meth. It can be found at Taco Bell, KFC, GAP, and even at school. I would say that Meth could be mostly found at trailer parks, but that's not necessarily true. Meth can be created in "super labs" here in the US, or more commonly in Mexico. It can also be prescribed by doctors for people who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, although it is very scarce for a doctor to prescribe meth medically.
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What Does Meth Look Like?

Meth appears to be a glassy figure. It usually comes in the form of a crystalline white powder. Odorless, tastes bitter, and dissolves easily in water or alcohol. Meth can come in various forms, and in various colors.
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Is Meth the Most Powerful Drug?

No. On elitedaily.com's article, "The Most Dangerous Drugs in the World", Meth is ranked eighth on this top 10 list. Number one on the list is called, "The Devil's Breath." The Devil's Breath eliminates free will and wipes your memory.

Link: http://elitedaily.com/life/culture/dangerous-drugs-world/

What is worst, Meth or Cocaine?

Meth and Cocaine are two different drugs, but they don't give the same effect.

Meth

- Man-Made

- Smoking creates a high that lasts for 8-24 hours

- 50% of the drug is removed from the body in 12 hours

- Limited medical use

Cocaine

- Plant-derived

- Smoking creates a high that lasts 20-30 minutes

- 50% of the drug is removed from the body in 1 hour

- Used as a local anesthetic for some surgical procedures


Don't use either of these drugs unless prescribed.

By Willy Bertolucci and Gabe Glass