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The Dangers of Drug Addiction

Understanding Drug Addiction




Ironically medical science use drugs as a means to give patients relief from ailments that are plaguing them. However, sometimes these drugs that are suppose to treat a patient turn dangerous and destroy a person’s life. Drug addiction is a disease that has the potential of ruining a person’s life and pushes him into a web that may lead to nothing but the dark hole of death.

 The Dangers

If drugs are taken in the prescribed manner as told by the doctor, drugs are not dangerous. However, they can turn destructive depending upon the set and setting factors in which they are administered.

Moreover, the danger associated with a drug depends upon the type of drug that is being used. For example, heroin, alcohol as well as tranquilizers have sedative effect on the mind as well as body, which means they can slow down the brain as well as body functions and can cause severe drowsiness and numbness if a lot of it is taken. On the other hand, drugs like LSD and magic mushrooms have a hallucinogenic effect and can cause to alter a person’s sensory power, i.e. he will feel, sense, hear, taste as well as smell things differently.

Dangers associated with:

Dangers of Drug AddictionSedative: These drugs that include alcohol and heroin affect coordination of the body as well as slow down the brain and that is why they can cause fatal overdose if a lot is taken or put a person in a life-threatening accident.

Stimulant: These drugs can cause severe panic and anxiety attacks and can prove fatal to those suffering from heart and blood pressure problems.

Hallucinogenic: They are known to produce very disturbing experiences and may lead to erratic or dangerous behavior by the user.

Treatment for the Addict

If you or a loved one needs to find a drug rehab center then our rehab helpline number is always available for you. Call us today and our expert adviser will help you find the best rehab center near your area.

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