- Written by Marcel Gemme C.C.D.C
What are the effects of crystal meth and how to treat the addiction?
When a person uses crystal meth, one can feel powerful and unstoppable, and beyond the sphere of ethics. The users of crystal meth started fearing this drug for the amount of aggression that this drug triggered. The users of this drug form of methamphetamine found themselves living in an environment without care and without reason.
Methamphetamine is considered to be the drug that is categorized as the most severe of the hard drugs. Even the most toughened drug users dread this drug. The drug can cause anger, aggression and even paranoia. The result of Methamphetamine abuse is often in the form of physical damage to both the users and people close to him/her. Smoking the drug can result in damage to the body around the throat, face and even the lungs. Addiction can lead to fast deterioration of the facial and body features of the addict. It is not surprising to find individuals turn pale and dead due to lack of nourishment and proper care. Some medical experts also believe that patients of the Methamphetamine abuse can be sometimes beyond Methamphetamine Treatment.
The ‘high’ caused by this stimulant is considered to be long lasting, even more than that of cocaine and heroin. This effect of the drug is based mainly on the amount of drugs used and the tolerance level of the user. Users take methamphetamine in different forms – they inhale it, snort it or take it orally. One form of the drug, also known as ice, doesn’t have any odor or visible vapors. Crystal meth is available in the market in the form of both small crystals and powder, and it has come to become a cheap alternative to cocaine.
There are addicts of Methamphetamine abuse, who mix crystal meth with heroin to create a lethal mixture known as meth speedball. When drugs are combined together as such, there is a higher chance that they can cause death. This is especially true when the body of the addict has been weakened due to regular use. It has been reported by medical experts that getting addicted to speedballs is something like coming to the end of the road. However, there is vital help for Methamphetamine abuse patients in the form of holistic Methamphetamine Rehab Centers in Canada.
Natural methods are used by such centers in order to provide a permanent, but gradual treatment process. A large number of addicts of methamphetamine have come back to normal life from the brink of death, courtesy to holistic approach of treatment. The approach often includes different natural ways of dealing with the drug abuse, withdrawal symptoms and the gradual recovery process. It also includes open dialogue and social support. During the recovery phase, the addicts are given a chance to adjust in the community by making healthier decisions for the future.
In addition, the Methamphetamine addiction treatment involves educating the recovering addicts about the effects of the drug on their lives, along with ways to manage and cope with stress and complexities in their life to lead a productive and successful life.