What are the effects of speed?

by Anonymous

What are the signs that someone is addicted to speed?


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Here are both the long term and short term effects of speed.

Short Term Effects


Euphoria (the high)

Alertness

Heart rate, breathing and blood pressure increased – strokes, heart failure can occur

Increased energy

Appetite suppressed

Dilated pupils

Rapid speech and slurring words

Paranoia/psychosis

Depression and exhaustion comes with withdrawal

Long Term Effects

Increased energy

Appetite suppressed

Dilated pupils

Rapid speech and slurring words

Paranoia/ psychosis

Depression and exhaustion comes with withdrawal

Long Term Effects

Malnutrition

Skin disorders

Sleeplessness

Weight loss

Hallucinations

I V users risk AIDS, lung and cardiovascular diseases

Mental illness

Suicide


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