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Health: Cocaine and Crystal Meth

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Sarah Horne

on 19 September 2010

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Crystal Meth History of meth: (methamphetamine) German doctor Lazar Edeleanu first made
an Amphetamine of the drug in 1887 Japanese pharmacist Akira Ogata changed the Amphetamine to a Methamphetamine in 1919 It was used often during WWII to
keep the soliders and bomber
pilots awake Hitler was also known
for using many shots
of Meth a day *First used for asthma, used as an anti-depressant and hay fever
Drugs. Destroying relationships
with families, friends and the users themselves They're taking the lives of
many upon the first use. "I made my son an addict before he had the chance at life." Jammie, 28 1950's it was legalized in the United States 1960's Meth made its way into the
underground market 1970's Meth labs started to appear
and have continued to evolve "It was one time and I was hooked" Chris, 33 SO... •anhydrous ammonia
•cat litter (filter)
•glass light bulb (pipes)
•lacquer thinner
•gas heat
•battery acid
•brake cleaner
•lithium from batteries
•red sulphur (cut the ends off of matches)
•drain cleaner
•liquid plumber
•lighter fluid
•paint thinner
•rock salt
•cough and cold medicine
Whats in it? yuck! Side effects: Immediate effects Euphoria
Increased energy and alertness
Diarrhea and nausea
Excessive sweating
Loss of appetite, insomnia, tremors, jaw-clenching
Agitation, irritability, talkativeness, panic, violence, confusion
Some ^ Chronic use: Tolerance (needing more of the drug to get the same effect)
Drug craving
Temporary weight loss
Withdrawal symptoms including depression and anhedonia
"Meth Mouth" where teeth rapidly decay and fall out
Drug-related psychosis (may last for months or years after drug use is discontiued Meth mouth effects of an overdose: Brain damage
Sensation of bugs crawling under or on the skin (formication)
Paranoia, hallucinations, delusions, tension headache
Muscle breakdown (rhabdomyolysis) which can lead to kidney damage or failure
Death due to stroke, cardiac arrest or elevated body temperature (hyperthermia) Overdose! what meth does to your appearance? "It was killing me." Lewis, 17 Ice/glass Powdered meth crank Euphoria cost easy to obtain club drug so this is.. Tablets Three grams of meth can keep you awake for five days Faces of Meth By sarah horne and hailey koob
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