Physical & Psychological Effects of Crystal Meth on Individual

by Pushpender Kumar Rehab Counselor

Crystal meth is an illegal substance that is highly addictive. Crystal Meth use is experiencing a rapid rise in this country, especially among young people. The drug is cheap and provides a fast powerful high, Long term use and addictive use results in several changes physically and psychologically and can be very dangerous, including a very fast heart rate, tremors, seizures, delusions, hallucinations, mania, aggression, heart attack, stroke, and death.

Physical Effects Of Crystal Meth

Acute effects
The physical effects of methamphetamine can include loss of appetite, hyperactivity, dilated pupils, excessive sweating, restlessness, dry mouth and teeth grinding (leading to “meth mouth”), headache, irregular heartbeat, rapid breathing, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, high body temperature, diarrhea, constipation, blurred vision, dizziness, twitching, numbness, tremors, dry skin, acne, and pale appearance.

Chronic physical effects

Premature aging , wrinkles, skin ulcers, tooth and gum decay , alopecia areata , rapid weight loss, insomnia, brain damage, stroke, heart ailments, chronic fatigue, muscle wasting , it is toxic to the nerves, sensations as if something is biting from within, crawling under the skin resulting in picking of skin etc.

Psychological Effects Of Crystal Meth

Acute – paranoia, aggression, suicidal thoughts and ideations, hallucinations, increased libido resulting in risky sexual behaviors resulting in sexually transmitted diseases and HIV, obsessive behaviors, restlessness, methamphetamine psychosis etc.

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