Methamphetamines

Methamphetamines, better known as meth , can lead to a serious drug addiction. Meth addiction is currently one of the biggest, most widespread, problems the United States is facing.  

What are the signs and symptoms?

 

Methamphetamine addicts are likely to display signs indicating their drug dependency. The addiction can manifest itself in a variety of physical forms including rotten teeth and hyperactivity. Other signs include a sudden loss of interest in important areas of life such as hobbies, relationships and career goals. It is important to know and recognize the signs, symptoms and side effects. 

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What are the Short-Term Effects of  Methamphetamine Use?

 

Some of the short-term effects you may notice include:

 

  • Burns on the lips or fingers

  • Track marks 

  • Rotting and/or broken teeth 

  • Nervousness

  • Agitation 

  • Mood swings

  • Sudden weight loss

  • Nosebleeds

  • Sores 

  • Premature aging of the skin

  • Paranoia

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Hallucinations

 

What are the Long-Term Consequences of Methamphetamine Use?

 

Some of the more serious long-term effects include:

 

  • Liver failure

  • Kidney failure

  • Malnutrition

  • Infection

  • Overdose

  • Death

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