The term DRUG means the substance which when introduced into a living body show psychological and physiological effects. These effects might help a patient to get over nervous breakdown, PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other psychological disorder when taken under the advice of a qualified medical Doctor but taking these drugs without any prescription could be dangerous.
HOW IT COULD BE DANGEROUS?
Almost every country has some amount of drug addicts and this amount is continuously rising. Consumption of drugs are not only dangerous for us but for this world too. Let’s understand how! The illegal selling of drugs are generally done by drug mafias and terrorist organizations that leads to increase in corrupt activities and the money raise from it used for bad cause making this world a worse place to live.
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Reasons of Drug Addiction
The main reason for people being addicted to drugs is that they have tried it once and the urge for doing drugs in nearly uncontrollable and in taking drugs again and again makes this more permanent. Now reasons for trying drugs could be:
- Peer pressure
- Just for fun
- Researching on drugs
- A belief that drugs will help relieve stress
- Mental illness
- By getting influenced by movies etc.
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Psychological Effects of Drug Addiction
Once a drug is introduced into one’s body, it will start to influence brain, the brain may start releasing lots of Feel Good Hormones. This psychological effect makes the victim “craving” for more and obsessed with obtaining the drugs, this leads to taking wrong moves, involvement in illegal activities for making enough money to score again. These type of life style holds the victim in a loop of helplessness and in order to get out of it people sometimes kill themselves. There are many psychological effects of drug and some are as follows:
- Wild mood swings
- Decrease in pleasure
- Mental illness
- Desire to engage in risky behavior
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Physical Effects of Drug Addiction
Physical effects of drug addiction may differ by drug but are typically seen in all systems of the body. Some of the primary physical effects are majorly seen as an adverse effect on brain. Other physical effects of drug addiction include:
- Contraction of HIV
- Heart rate irregularities
- Heart attack
- Respiratory problems
- Abdominal pain
- Kidney and liver damage
- Brain damage
- Changes in appetite
- Increase or decrease of body temperature
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Few Most Widely Used Drugs And The Life Expectancy Of Those Addicts
- COCAINE – 5 years
- KROKODILE – 1 year (This drug is so famous but one of the most dangerous drugs. Makes the victim’s few organs to fail, limbs to fall out, skins to be scaly like a crocodiles skin etc. This is where this drug got its name)
- Heroine – 15 to 20 years
If you are already a DRUG ADDICT, then you should know that getting out of drug addiction could be difficult but not impossible. So we should better be away from it before it takes over us.
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Here are some famous list of people who struggled drug addiction and won:
- Robert Downey Jr.
- Johnny Depp
- Eric Clapton
- Jon Stewart
- Oprah Winfrey
- Matt Damon
- Steven Tyler
- David Hasselhoff
- Kirsten Dunst
- Britney Spears
- Samuel L. Jackson
- Angelina Jolie
- Demi Lovato
- Fergie (The Female vocalist of The Black Eyed Peas.)
- Charlie Sheen
These people fought DRUG ADDICTION and won. So why can’t you???
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