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The Crystal Meth Hazards and Teens

The Crystal Meth releases high intensities of the neurotransmitter dopamine, which excites brain cells, enhancing mood and body movement. It also appears to have a neurotoxic effect, damaging brain cells that contain dopamine and serotonin, other neurotransmitters.

Meth is a stimulant drug used for the euphoria it produces and for weight loss and increased libido. The downside of the effects of being high is an addiction and a variety of toxin short and long-term effects.

The short-term effects of this drug are irritability, insomnia, confusion, and aggressiveness. The long-term effects also include brain damage, producing strokes, extreme anorexia, and meth mouth. Parents need to talk to their kids about drug abuse and the reality of what it does to the body.

The Crystal Meth Hazards and Teens