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Month: April 2011

Methamphetamine: Ruining Lives

Methamphetamine: Ruining Lives

Unlike the abusers in the 1960s and 1970s, today’s methamphetamine abusers cross ethnic and gender boundaries. Methamphetamine is psychologically addictive during the binge and high-intensity patterns of abuse, with users becoming paranoid and unpredictable.

MDMA: Laced With Meth?

MDMA: Laced With Meth?

MDMA — Ecstasy — users may encounter problems similar to those experienced by amphetamine and cocaine users, including addiction. In addition to its “rewarding” effects, MDMA’s psychological effects can include confusion, depression, sleep problems, anxiety, and paranoia during, and sometimes weeks after, taking the drug. Physical effects can include muscle tension, involuntary teeth clenching, nausea, blurred vision, faintness, and chills or sweating. Increases in heart rate and blood pressure are a special risk for people with circulatory or heart disease….

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What Is Drug Addiction?

What Is Drug Addiction?

If a person takes a drug often enough, the brain will make changes so that it can handle all the extra chemicals that are being put into it. In an attempt to adjust, the brain tells the neurotransmitters to slow down the release of certain chemicals in the pleasure circuit. As a result, normal levels of chemicals are too low. When that happens, a person becomes depressed. The person will then take more of the drug in order to feel…

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Drug Rehabilitation

Drug Rehabilitation

We all have natural chemicals that the body produces to create the feeling of happiness in the brain. Heavy drugs like cocaine, meth and heroin change these normal processes of happiness and once gone, heavy depression sets in. The Bio-Physical Method is the most effective drug rehabilitation process today with a 75% success rate. about