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Published on 12.08.2019 at 16:55

Opium: Like heroin, loss of anxiety/pain. Side effects: coordination damage, impaired vision, anxiety, mental deterioration, weight loss, nausea and constipation. At long-term: damage of the heart, lungs, liver and kidneys. Heroin: euphoria and a relaxed state but also dry mouth, cardiac pb, decreased mental state, muscle weakness, skin infections. Collapsed veins, risk of infections and low immunity.

 

Cocaine: delusions of supremacy, euphoria, breathing pb, energy, anxiety, paranoia. Long-term: not only addiction but also damaged teeth and dehydration. Meth: euphoria, sexual desire and function, mood rise, focus and energy. Hyperactivity, irregular heart rates, psychosis, irritability, depression, suicidal thoughts. At long-term: a rise of contracting Parkinson's disease, stroke and brain damage.

 

Rohypnol: Date-rape drug. Implies loss of consciousness/blackouts. Slurred speech, headache, vomiting and nausea, mood swings. In extreme cases, coma or death. LSD: alters how people perceive reality. Hallucinations, the rise of heart rate and blood pressure, sometimes death. At long-term: vivid flashbacks in periods of high stress, memory problems, and potential paranoia.

 

Ecstasy: Alters emotional state. Euphoria, extroverted behavior, positive mood, intimacy, & hallucinations. Side effects: depression, paranoia, anxiety, irritability, no appetite, insomnia and excessive teeth grinding. Bath Salts: Nosebleeds, muscle tension, nausea, lowered inhibition, anxiety, and depression. Sometimes: extreme violence, paranoia, delirium.  Learn more

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