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Heroin - The Most Addictive Drug Ever

HEROIN: THE MOST ADDICTIVE DRUG EVER WHAT IS HEROIN? THE AVERAGE ADDICT Heroin is processed from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from certain poppy plant varieties. It's usually sold as a white or brown powder or as a black sticky substance known as "black tar heroin." SPENDS UP TO $200 A DAY MAINTAINING THEIR HABIT. The highly addictive nature of the drug leads to cravings and intense withdrawal symptoms. SHORT-TERM EFFECTS LONG-TERM EFFECTS BACTERIAL CLOUDED INFECTIOUS INFECTIONS MENTAL DISEASES, ABSCESSES FUNCTIONING FOR EXAMPLE, HIV/AIDS AND HEPATITIS B AND C RAPID EUPHORIA DEPRESSED RESPIRATION INFECTION OF HEART ! SUPPRESSION LINING OF PAIN AND VALVES COLLAPSED VEINS ARTHRITIS AND OTHER NAUSEA AND RHEUMATOLOGIC ADDICTION VOMITING PROBLEMS HOW IS IT USED? Injected, snorted or smoked. A typical heroin abuser could inject as many as four or five times a day. While all forms of heroin use are addictive, injection directly into the veins provides the highest intensity and most rapid onset of the high. BUT THE RISKS OF OVERDOSING BY INJECTING THE DRUG (OR CONTRACTING A DISEASE BY SHARING A DIRTY NEEDLE) HAVE LED MANY HEROIN USERS TO SNORT OR SMOKE IT (28% MORE THAN IN 1999). AFTER THE INITIAL EFFECTS, CARDIAC FUNCTION SLOWS. BREATHING IS ALSO SEVERELY SLOWED, USERS USUALLY WILL FEEL DROWSY FOR SEVERAL HOURS. MENTAL FUNCTION SOMETIMES TO THE IS CLOUDED BY HEROIN'S POINT OF DEATH. EFFECT ON THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. WHO USES HEROIN? 3.8 8 PEOPLE SAY THEY'VE TRIED MEN ABUSE HEROIN AT A MUCH MILLION HEROIN HIGHER RATE THAN WOMEN A 80% NEARLY 1 IN 3 HEROIN USERS YOUNGER THAN 26 HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS SAY HEROIN IS EASY TO OBTAIN HEROIN ADDICTION No longer the final stop on a long road of addictive behavior, heroin is now often one of the first drugs tried by youths interested in experimenting. 14% THOSE ENTERING REHAB WHO SAY HEROIN IS THEIR DRUG OF CHOICE 600,000 AMERICANS IN NEED OF TREATMENT FOR HEROIN ADDICTION DANGERS BEYOND ADDICTION INTRAVENOUS DRUG USERS COMPRISE, 80% OF THE NEW HEPATITIS INFECTIONS EVERY YEAR IN THE U.S. IV DRUG USERS, including those who shoot heroin, are at great risk of contracting HIV, hepatitis C and other disease through the sharing and reuse of syringes and needles or through risky sexual behaviors either while high or in order to score drugs. SOURCES active internet marketing"

Heroin - The Most Addictive Drug Ever

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Heroin is known as the most addictive drug ever, and with very good reason. Those who suffer from heroin addiction spend an average of $200 per day to maintain their habit. Although heroin comes from ...


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