Addiction to Stimulants

Trance drugs increase a person's energy and attention. They are a group of stimulant drugs that usually come in three common forms, which are known as amphetamines (Speed), methamphetamine (Meth) and cocaine. Amphetamines and methamphetamine are prescription medications to treat health problems – specifically, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, it is traded and sold on the streets illegally under different names as well. While cocaine is considered illegal in all its forms

Individuals use stimulant medications to obtain a feeling of euphoria or improve their performance due to the ability of these drugs to make users feel happy, energetic, and mentally sharp. Although they produce a high degree of euphoria, they also prevent sleep and loss of appetite, and heavy use leads to To feelings of doubt and paranoia, some may also suffer from psychosis. It is an extreme feeling that loses the sense of reality. Excessive use of these medications can lead to an abnormal increase in heart rate and blood pressure in rare cases, which is considered life-threatening.

Each of these stimulant drugs comes in different forms and has different methods of use to achieve a high degree of euphoria. Illegal amphetamines are available and are known on the street by several names, including “stimulant” and “speed,” and are sold in the form of powder or pills and several other forms.

The name by which methamphetamines are known on the streets is “meth,” which is in the form of a powder, pill, or crystal-like stone. Statistics estimate in 2015 that 872,000 people suffered from addiction to the use of methamphetamine. On the other hand, addiction to cocaine during the same year was estimated at approximately 900,000 people, according to statistics. Cocaine is known on the streets as “crack,” “angel,” “snow,” and “crack.” It is used by smoking, snorting, or inhaling it to achieve the desired euphoria. Although cocaine makes individuals feel active, happy, and alert, it also leads to narrowing Blood vessels, increased body temperature, increased blood pressure and heart rate

Quitting stimulant drugs without any professional supervision is dangerous. Severe depression, fatigue and anxiety are some of the symptoms of quitting that an individual may suffer from during this stage. It is very important to begin the journey of quitting the use of stimulants under the supervision of professional specialists who can provide the necessary monitoring of the mental and civil state of the addict and everything related to the quitting symptoms may be The take-off journey is difficult and faces many challenges, but it is not impossible

To determine whether your use of any substance is considered addictive, please refer to the self-assessment of use intended here.