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Drugs Long Term Effects: the Brutal Reality


Depending on the type of drug a person uses, he or she will experience different drugs long term effects. It doesnâ??t matter if you think that pot is a soft drug and you will only do that drug because the others are hard drugs. Thatâ??s nonsense. Did you know that internationally, cannabis is considered to by as bad a cocaine, heroin, etcâ?¦? But letâ??s not get into a discussion which drug is softer than another, the truth is that all drugs have horrible drugs long term effects.

The information you will read here is the truth as it comes. No whichi-wachi nonsense. All the research has come from official pages of the United Nations, World Health Organization and more. Drugs long term effects will cripple the bodyâ??s ability to do something specific without drug use. This is why itâ??s do hard to overcome drug addiction, because of the drugâ??s long term effects.

Lets start with a popular-known drug called Methamphetamine, also known as “Meth,” and many more. This drug stimulates the brain ability to produce pleasure, and with repeated use, the long term drug effect will be horrible. It will literally “turn off” the brainâ??s ability to produce pleasure without the presence of Meth. Another popular known drug is Crack/Cocaine. It has very similar drug long term effects as Meth, but as a big extra long term drug effect, cocaine has the uniqueness of accompanying the short-lived euphoria by a “crash.”

This involves repeatedly falling into depressions, anxiety attacks, extreme fatigue and paranoia, as well as deterioration of general health. A common drug long term effect is to develop an extreme carving for more cocaine but will only result into more long term drug effects of depression, paranoia, etcâ?¦

Heroin is a brutal drug that produces drugs long term effects of kidney shut down, poisoning from contaminated spots of injection and even toxic leukoencephalopathy. Drugs long term effects associated to toxic leukoencephalopathy range from forgetfulness, inattention, and changes in personality to coma, dementia, and even death.

And for last, I left the drugs long term effects of marijuana. A single straw of marijuana contains more tar than you can find inside a whole pack of cigarettes. Somehow, it has been widely thought that smoking a cigarette is worse that smoking pot, while in reality itâ??s completely the other way around. Other marijuana drugs long term effects can be homosexual tendencies, impotence, and serves as a welcome door to other drugs as well.

Drugs kill, ands thatâ??s that, not matter which drugs long term effects they have. If you think someone close to you is using, talk to him and consider a drug rehab center immediately.

Effects of Marijuana in the Amygdala


The amygdala has several functions, most of which are involved with assigning emotional value.  With out this part of the brain we wouldn’t be more than a droid.  The amygdala is constantly monitoring our experience.  A large proportion of the marijuana “high” is created by the impact of THC on the amygdala.Marijuana turns the boring into fascination.  We start seeing the things most people have learned to ignore, suddenly noticing all 73 clouds floating high above.  Your senses are turned on.. taste buds erupt over your routine tv dinner.  Movies are seen for a 3rd time, as though never seen before.  Tests of driving skills reveal that people compensate by slowing down and being more careful.  Very different from drunk drivers, who tend to overestimate their skill and actually increase speeds. Once upon a time, in a place called the United States of America, the hemp plant was harvested and turned into paper. In fact, the Declaration of Independence was signed on hemp paper. Now thanks to medical research, we are just realizing that marijuana may have serious medical worth. In a study conducted by Jerry Kennard at healthcentral.com they found the active ingredient in marijuana, delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), to have anti-anxiety qualities. Participants in the study took thc pills and were exposed to a series of pictures. The pictures were meant to draw an emotion – either comforting, or threatening. The amygdale, a part of the brain that regulates emotions, was less affected by threatening images in the users of the thc pill than those exposed to the placebo. This may lead to breakthroughs in anti-anxiety pharmaceuticals.  It would be great to see a natural remedy for anxiety instead of the addictive pharmaceuticals on the market right now. Tobacco and pharmacy lobbyists in Washington don’t want hemp to be grown because they see it as a threat to their profitability. We need to realize that hemp makes the strongest rope, can be easily turned into an alternative fuel, and has medicinal value.

Marijuana – Less Side Effects For Arthritis


Did you know that Arthritis affects 1 in 7 Canadians? Half of those Canadians are only between the ages of 30 and 50 years old.Pain, swelling and stiffness are common symptoms of this irritating condition. In most cases, the symptoms are usually mild, but in some cases, they can be brutally crippling.There are now over 100 different types of medications and drugs used in the treatment of arthritis. Some side effects from some of these drugs include:- Upset stomach and nausea- Stomach ulcers- Insomnia- Dry mouth- Mouth ulcers- Dizziness- Chest pain- Vomiting- Diarrhea- Heartburn- Constipation- Increased risk of heart attack or stroke- Headache- Convulsions- Urinary tract bleeding- Increased risk of cancer- High blood pressure- Kidney problems- InfertilityDo these side effects make taking the drug actually worth it? Do you really want to give up your chance to have kids in exchange for an arthritis treatment? But what other option do you have?Many people suffering from arthritis have now turned to marijuana as a treatment, especially as it can be taken orally by eating it instead of smoking it. Acting as an anti-inflammatory, marijuana has been known to help in many cases. Marijuana is also known as a successful sleeping aid, helping reduce pain and improve the quality of sleep. Unlike other conventional arthritis treatments, marijuana is natural, making the side effects a lot less harmful, some of them including:- Increased heart rate- Sleepiness- Increased hunger- Anxiety- Laughter- Altered time perception- Red, bloodshot eyesMore and more are seeking natural health alternatives, and medical cannabis seems to be one of those alternatives. It seems like an easy choice when one compares the side effects.Marijuana Scientifically Proven To Reduce Stress?When someone is all stressed out and you connect them to a waveform or EEG machine the results show what is called beta waves and this is experienced as worry or fear. When someone is in a state of well being, the machine will show what is called alpha waves. When someone smokes or ingests marijuana, the machine also responds with alpha waves.Does this mean that marijuana actually puts you onto a good or positive vibration? Some do report laughter as a side effect of ingesting or inhaling marijuana Now, with this information, should we all not take a little closer look at marijuana and what it can actually do for stress? When someone is stressed or fixated on a subject that they perceive as negative, marijuana allows one to readjust their mindset. In a nutshell pulling you from a bad vibe to a good vibe.Now with these machines lowering in price as years go on, maybe we will see more of these test popping up and leaving us with physical proof and no doubt that marijuana actually does reduce stress.

The Signs, Symptoms and Side Effects of Marijuana Drug Addictions




Marijuana is the flower, leaves, bud and branches of the hemp plant. Marijuana is the most used drug in the USA besides alcohol and cigarettes. It can be smoke or eaten for its narcotic side effects. Though you can smoke to get the high, eating it takes longer to feel the effected. When smoked this drug stays in the lungs for a few seconds and can last in your urine for up to 5-10 days. It can take between four to six weeks to leave your body. Smoking weed, which is another name for this drug, can cause numerous side effects.

It can cause:

Sleepiness

Hangover

Drowsiness

Slowed reaction

Short term memory

Increased heart rate

Increased blood pressure

Bronchitis

Chronic coughing

Increased risk of bronchitis and emphysema

Change in appetite

Diarrhea

Nausea

Sweating

Decreased body temperature

Depressed immune system

Dry mouth and throat

Lack of energy

Irritated eyes and soar throat

Hallucinations

Chemicals from the marijuana are stored in the blood stream and brain. The withdrawal effects from this drug are tremors, weight loss, nausea, sweating, hot flashes, diarrhea, and loss of appetite. chemicals which are transformed into 2,000 other chemicals when smoked. A person that is a heavy user, it can take up to three months for the drug to leave the body.

The potency of marijuana has increased by 275% over the last decade. It can range in colors of grey, green, brown, red and pale yellow. If marijuana has no seeds in it, it is more potent. Five joints have the cancer-causing capacity as 112 cigarettes. Because this drug affects the lungs, anyone who smokes it has a higher chance of developing lung cancer. It can also lower the testosterone in men.

Many think that this drug is not as harmful as other drugs, but this drug is dangerous to the body just like any other form of drugs. It can weaken your immune system and prevent it from fighting off colds, flu and other viruses. In women, the drug can interfere with ovulation, menstrual cycle, fertility and DNA. In male, it can cause impotence, swollen breasts that may come with pain, discharge and fluids. Despite the harsh side effects marijuana is legal is some states and prescribe to patients with certain medical conditions.

If you or someone you know, has an addiction. Please seek help life can get greater.

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