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How to Find the Side Effects of Cocaine Addiction


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Cocaine is harmful addictive drug and effects on the brain, it increase heart rate and blood pressure, constricted blood vessels, dilated pupils, and decreased appetite, mental alertness. Get more information on cocaine addiction, marijuana rehabs, heroin addiction with the help of this site.

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How to Find the Side Effects of Cocaine Addiction

  1. 1. Cocaine Addiction
  2. 2. What is Cocaine??? <ul><li>Cocaine is achieved from the leaves of the coca plant.  It is the crystalline tropane alkaloid powerful addictive stimulant drug. </li></ul><ul><li>It is one of the most frequently used drugs and addictive drugs. </li></ul><ul><li>Cocaine is of two types: Hydrochloride salt & Freebase cocaine. Both have their own effects, and both are very dangerous and addictive. </li></ul>
  3. 3. How Cocaine is abused ??? <ul><li>Cocaine is used by chewing or eating the coca leaves with the alkaline substances and chewed. </li></ul><ul><li>Most frequent methods of abusing are snorted, sniffled, injected and by smoked in addition to oral anesthetic method. </li></ul><ul><li>All the methods of administering lead to addiction and rigorous health problems. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Actions of the Cocaine <ul><li>Cocaine acts upon the Central nervous system and works as an appetite suppressant. After using Cocaine, euphoric and energetic feelings come. </li></ul><ul><li>It affects badly to the pregnant women. </li></ul><ul><li>The person gets addicted for it very quickly after a very few practice. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>S hort term effects are: </li></ul><ul><li>» Increased blood pressure </li></ul><ul><li>» Constricted blood vessels </li></ul><ul><li>» Increased heart rate </li></ul><ul><li>» increased body temp </li></ul><ul><li>» Decreased appetite </li></ul><ul><li>» Mental alertness </li></ul><ul><li>» Dilated pupils </li></ul>L ong-tem effects are: -» depression -» Addiction -» Paranoia -» Restlessness -» Mood disturbances -» Auditory hallucinations
  6. 6. Treatment of Cocaine Addiction <ul><li>There are so many drug rehabilitation centers that provide various therapies and clinical treatments for the cocaine addiction treatment. </li></ul><ul><li>Therapies include detoxification therapy, withdrawal therapy, individual & group therapy etc. </li></ul><ul><li>These treatment centers provide experienced physicians, therapists & counselors who provide suggestion for medication treatment or therapeutic treatment. </li></ul>
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