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9 Common Abusive Drugs That Have Absolutely Horrific Effects

9 Common Abusive Drugs That Have Absolutely Horrific Effects

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‘There are things much worse than death’, and drug abuse, is one of the worst fates that people bring upon themselves. Addiction to anything is bad, but indeed nothing, absolutely nothing beats the addiction to drugs when it comes to ruining lives. Very few things have such a stronghold on its addicts like drugs do, and often people simply can’t go back, even after realizing their mistake, gradually moving towards their impending doom helplessly.

These 9 drugs are the most common ones that people use for ‘recreational’ purposes, not seeing the horrible effects these leave on them!

1. Heroin

Effects – Heroin, one of the most commonly used drugs, causes an awful lot of problems, from liver and kidney damages to collapsed veins. It also affects the heart and the stomach badly. Heroin also affects fertility, leading to problems with conceiving, or problems in the newborn child.

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2. Cocaine

Effects – Since cocaine is generally snorted, it affects the olfactory organs heavily, causing its victims to lose the sense of smell as well as breathing troubles. Like most other drugs, it also has harmful effects on the mood of the users. Cocaine badly affects the stomach as well, along with causing problems regarding fertility, depression and making the brain slower.

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3. Crystal meth

Effects – Meth creates severe dental and mouth problems (meth mouth), along with affecting the skin badly with sores and itches. It also causes paranoia, heart troubles and behavioral problems.

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4. Crack cocaine

Effects – Regular use of crack cocaine causes permanent damage to your blood vessels, as well as organs like kidney, lungs, and liver. Severe depression and infertility are almost inevitable effects of this drug. It also causes malnutrition, mood swings and delirium in its victims.

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5. LSD

Effects – The hallucination created by LSD is so strong that in most cases the users practically lose all touch with reality, with collateral damages like troubled visions, paranoia and mood swings. It also disturbs bodily functions of organs.

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6. Marijuana

Effects – Since marijuana is smoked, it creates a lot of permanent respiratory problems. It also deteriorates mental health, and the ability to think clearly, bringing on problems with memory, and hallucinations.

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7. Ecstasy

Effects – Ecstasy affects kidney, heart and liver badly, often leading to death. It also causes general callousness of the muscles and affects vision, memory, and sexual drive and potency. Despite its name, using this drug inevitably leads to severe depression.

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8. Ketamine

Effects – Using ketamine for a long period badly affects our memories, confusing us between reality and hallucination. It also causes stomach and kidney problems, like ulcer, and is a definite cause for depression.

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9. Magic mushroom

Effects – Like most other drugs, magic mushroom also creates hallucinations. But what is even worse about this particular drug is that it can aggravate latent or already existing mental illnesses, like schizophrenia. It also affects our ability to focus or give attention.

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And to think that this is just how the drugs affect people physically…!

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