Methamphetamine Withdrawal and Detox

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Siobhan Morse, the executive director of The National Institute for Holistic Addiction
Studies discusses Methamphetamine Withdrawal and Detox in this Special Report.
What is methamphetamine?
Methamphetamine is a very addictive stimulant. It is closely related to amphetamine.
It is long-lasting and toxic to dopamine nerve terminals in the central nervous system.
It is the white, odorless, bitter tasting powder taken orally or by snorting or by injecting.
It can also be a rock crystal that is heated and smoked.
What is methamphetamine

As many as two-thirds of
methamphetamine users can
experience some form of psychosis
which can begin within the first months
of use.
They may become consumed by
paranoia and fear believing that they are
in a constant danger and people are out
Methamphetamine Withdrawal & Detox

to get them. This delusional state of mind is very similar to that of a paranoid
Long-term use can lead to mood disturbances, violent behavior, anxiety, confusion,
insomnia and severe dental problems.
All users, but particularly those who inject the drug, risk infectious diseases such as
HIV, AIDS, and hepatitis.
What are the withdrawal symptoms of methamphetamine?
The withdrawal symptoms of methamphetamine include: being extremely tired,
depression, sleep disorders, dizziness, shakiness, headache, diarrhea, constipation,
dry mouth, and impotence.
What is methamphetamine detox?
Persons who are addicted to methamphetamine usually enter a substance medical
detox during which the withdrawal effects and symptoms can be minimized at a safe
and steady pace under the supervision of a medical doctor.
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