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Signs and Symptoms of Drug Addiction

How To Tell Someone is Abusing Drugs

Drug abuse and drug addiction is a dangerous illness that can destroy a person’s health and semblance of a normal life. This is a problem that leads to only darkness and destructiveness that may even end in the person’s death. If you suspect that a loved one is suffering from a drug abuse and dependence problem, confirming it may come as a problem for you if you do not know the signs and symptoms to look for. Also an addict becomes deft at hiding his signs of addiction from others. The below provided list of signs and symptoms of drug addiction will help you determine whether your loved one is in fact facing a drug problem.

Top Signs and Symptoms of Drug Addiction

Different drugs have different types of physical effects but the signs as well as symptoms of addiction are quite similar. These signs and symptoms are:

  • Neglecting important responsibilities at work or school as well as declining performance
  • The use of drugs has started causing legal troubles for the user
  • Development of high drug tolerance
  • Losing control over the use of the drug
  • Stopping the use of drug causes the addict to undergo drug withdrawal

Signs of Drug AbusePhysical Signs of Drug Addiction

  • Insomnia and unusual laziness
  • Change in appetite and as well as unusual loss or gain in weight
  • Unusual smells on breath, body or clothes
  • Needle marks on arm, legs as well as feet
  • Extreme hyperactivity
  • Excessive talkativeness
  • Vomiting and nausea
  • Cold, sweaty palms and excessive sweating
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Frequent rubbing of the nose
  • Messy and unkempt grooming and physical appearance

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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