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Methamphetamine Addiction

Methamphetamine Addiction

Methamphetamine is a psychoactive stimulant of the phenethylamine and amphetamine class.  This drug is used to increase alertness, concentration and energy.  In the medical field, methamphetamine has been used to treat people young and old who live with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactive disorder), extreme obesity, treatment resistant depression, and in small doses methamphetamine has been proven to help with the effects of strokes.

Although methamphetamine has been proven to help in some ways in the medical field, meth is highly addictive.  Millions of Americans suffer from methamphetamine addiction and suffer from the side effects.  The effects of methamphetamine can be long term and short term and both physical and mental.  Some short term effects of methamphetamine use include headache, hypotension, diarrhea, twitching, a feeling of self worth and self esteem, dry mouth, paranoia, and obsessive behaviors.  These effects are nothing compared to the harmful long term effects of methamphetamine addiction.  Many methamphetamine addicts suffer from anorexia, acne, long lasting psycosis, anxiety, depression, possible heart attack or stroke, and suicide.  Even though this drug helps in small doses in the medical field, the risk of addiction is not worth the small benefits it offers.  Addicts usually remain addicts until death and thousands do not make it through treatment because they do not have the will power to overcome this strong addiction.

If you are one of the people who are ready to overcome your addiction to methamphetamine, call today.  Our staff can give you the best treatment available and we are 100% willing to help you overcome your addiction.  Make the change now and call and be one of the few Americans who are willing to commit to addiction treatment and succeed through it.  Your first step towards your complete recovery is calling and getting into the program that will work for you.

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