Treating Addiction to Methamphetamines
Methamphetamine is a powerful stimulant that attacks your central nervous system with reckless abandon. It also becomes extremely addictive, sometimes after the very first use. “Binging and crashing” is often associated with smoking or snorting methamphetamines.
“Meth” is such a fast-acting stimulant, that the euphoric effects of the drug can subside well before most of the actual substance dissolves from your bloodstream. This may cause users to go an extreme binge, known as a “run,” which is when the drug is binged on continuously for several days while neglecting other vital functions like sleeping and eating.
Most researchers agree that using methamphetamines creates the most powerful psychological dependency of any drug in the world. Using even a small dosage of methamphetamines will usually result in short-term side effects but with multiple uses or extended use any of the following side effects can happen:
- Fast or irregular heartbeat
- Rapid breathing
- High blood pressure
- Higher than normal body temperature
- Constant physical activity
- Extended periods of wakefulness
- Decreased appetite
- Visual hallucinations
- Physical sensations of things that aren’t there
- Obvious confusion
- Extreme anxiety
- Crippling paranoia
- Delusional thoughts
- Constant itching, leading to skin sores and skin infections
- Dental problems known as “meth mouth”
- Unhealthy extreme weight loss
- Thyroid abnormalities
Abusing methamphetamines is simply one of the most destructive things you can do to your body, mind, and spirit. However, there’s no need to continue living in the shadows of that desperation. Help is available, and the restoration of your hopes and dreams can be achieved through elite medical care and caring professional counselors.
Compass Recovery has an excellent staff, full of qualified individuals who are vastly experienced in effectively treating addiction to methamphetamines. We understand all about the destructive potential of this awful substance, and we’re infinitely capable of helping you to recover from it.
Our medical staff will work with you hand-in-hand through the detox process, ensuring you receive all the proper healthcare and physical comfort you need.
Our licensed therapists will be there for you every day on your road to recovery, discussing the unique needs of your addiction recovery process.
Please contact us today for more information. You don’t need to be addicted to meth any longer.
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