K2 is a legal synthetic form of marijuana. This drug can be purchased online and even in local stores and gas stations. It is becoming one of the most popular teen drugs of choice because of it produces a high very similar to marijuana and is easily found. To most drug users, K2 seems to be the perfect drug, right?
Wrong. K2 is an addictive substance and it is causing more issues with people’s health than marijuana. People young and old have been rushed to the hospital while under the influence of K2, and all users experience common issues while under the influence such as:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Increased anxiety
- Mood swings
- Increased blood pressure and heart rate
Different Types of K2 and Their Uses
When purchasing K2 at many stores, it comes in a plastic baggy and is marketed as incense or as an herbal smoking blend. K2 (Read More....)
Heroin is an illegal drug that has serious and life-threatening consequences for those abusing it. Heroin is extremely addictive and those who develop this addiction will most often require medically supervised treatment. When an individual has a heroin addiction, he or she will have intense and uncontrollable cravings for heroin and will feel as if they are not able to function without it. This is because the brain becomes dependent on the dopamine produced from heroin, and is no longer producing it naturally. Since the brain is no longer producing dopamine, the person will be depressed and unable to experience pleasure unless he or she uses heroin again. This creates the addiction cycle, however, it is a cycle that one can choose to break with professional treatment.
The need for medical and professional treatment during heroin detox is important, because the serious withdrawal symptoms that occur during the process. Heroin withdrawal symptoms include, but are not limited (Read More....)