Methamphetamine is one of the most popular growing illegal substances throughout the United States. The chemicals used to make methamphetamine are extremely dangerous, then those chemicals are put into ones system to get high, the danger is the last thing on the users mind. It is when their health is affected, friends and family have had enough, they have lost their job or flunked out of school, that they realize there is a problem and are in need of help.
The symptoms of withdrawal can make if seem nearly impossible to quit using Methamphetamine. These symptoms vary depending on the amount of the drug abused regularly. Although methamphetamine withdrawal is generally not life-threatening, it can be uncomfortable. It can be so uncomfortable that people will start taking the drug again in order to relieve the symptoms.
Methamphetamine treatment processes offer non-addictive prescription medications to lessen the effects of withdrawal during the detoxification process. The addict will be treated for any medical conditions due to chronic use of Methamphetamine. They will go through behavioral modification therapy to get to the root cause of their addiction as well as teaching them how to live without drugs. Support groups will always be available to help and are extremely important to visit regularly to help keep on the right track, preventing relapse and when the temptation is there, people who understand are there to help you through it. With the assistance of a treatment program your success rate is drastically increased, you can live a more fulfilling sober life.
Below are listed some physical dangers of meth use:
- Collapsed jaw due to excessive tooth grinding.
- Rotten teeth.
- Extremely dry skin (aka meth lice). This can lead to uncontrolled scratching and open wounds on the face and body.
- Signs of rapid aging.
- Below are some emotional and societal effects of meth use:
- Paranoid schizophrenia.
- Suicidal thoughts or tendencies.
- Violent actions.
- Neglecting responsibilities.
- Child neglect and/or abuse.
- Resorting to criminal activities to pay for the drug.
If you or a friend or loved one are experiencing problems with meth addiction it is strongly urged that you seek professional help and specifically a meth oriented rehab program.
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