The feelings of energy, happiness, and power, a decreased desire for sleep, and a diminished appetite happens when one uses stimulants. This can be attributed to the fact that stimulants activate the central nervous system. Cocaine and the amphetamines are the two types of stimulants associated with severe substance-related disorders. Both substances are used by people to get a psychological lift, or rush. Both substances cause dangerous increases in blood pressure and heart rate, changes in the rhythm and electrical activity of the heart, and constriction of the blood vessels, which can lead to heart attacks, respiratory arrest and seizures. Around40 percent of all substance-related cases seen in hospital emergency rooms and for 50 percent of sudden deaths in which substances are involved are blamed on the toxic reactions to cocaine and the amphetamines. This is happening in the United States. These substances are costly to users and the society.
People have been captivated by drugs since then. Evidences that pertain to the beginning of addiction is not available. However, it’s evolution has started from its essence to cure diseases. It was the start of the formulation of drugs. On a sad note, addiction survived more than the drug’s use as a cure.
When one gets into drug addiction, reasons can be of variety. This reason could be as a means of escaping from one’s problem. It could also be a way of submitting one’s self to peer pressure. You can always think of a thousand reasons but that won’t take you anywhere. You, your neighbor, and even the people you adore would get your life negatively smashed up by drug addiction. The treatment for drug addiction is the best thing to look into.
Morphine, heroin, codeine, and methadone are all known as opioids. They are derived from the sap of the opium poppy, which has been used for thousands of years to relieve pain. In order to cope with pain, endorphins and enkaphalins are naturally produced by our body. For example, a sports injury induces the body to give off endorphins to lessen the pain of the injury to stay away from shock. Hydrocone (Lorcet, Lortab, Vicodin) or oxycodone (Percodan, Perocet) are opioids that can be prescribed by physicians in order to ease the pain.
It is a fact that to be human is to feel different emotions from different stimulus that surrounds you. It is very usual to feel happy, angry, or depressed. Yes, it is very ok to be depressed. All people at a definite point of their lives will feel restless and will deliberate poorly. We can feel petulant on certain times without good reason. However, there is a certain limit in feeling these things. If you happen to be being depressed for more than two weeks, you can be diagnosed as clinically depressed. This condition can happen to anyone. In depression, no one is safe.