Addictive Nature of Crystal Methamphetamine Greeley CO

There are two things that are common in addictive drugs. Initially they produce a pleasurable effect, followed by a rebound unpleasant effect. Through its stimulant effects, an amphetamine produces a positive feeling, but when it wears off it leaves a person with the conflicting feelings. This is because of the suppression by the drug of the normal production of adrenaline.

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(970) 545-4010
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Creative Counseling Services
(970) 378-8805
810 9th Street
Greeley, CO
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(970) 352-6537
1024 9th Avenue
Greeley, CO
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Certified Addiction Treatment for
(970) 351-0248
3545 West 12th Street
Greeley, CO
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Broader Horizons Counseling Services
(720) 234-4555
800 8th Avenue
Greeley, CO
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North Colorado Med Ctr Behav Health
(970) 352-1056
928 12th Street
Greeley, CO
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Island Grove Regional Trt Center Inc
(970) 356-6664x1091
1260 H Street
Greeley, CO
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(970) 351-0273
1424 8th Avenue
Greeley, CO
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Seven Lakes Recovery Program
(970) 495-4684
128 6th Street
Windsor, CO
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Outpatient
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Addictive Nature of Crystal Methamphetamine

There are two things that are common in addictive drugs. Initially they produce a pleasurable effect, followed by a rebound unpleasant effect. Through its stimulant effects, an amphetamine produces a positive feeling, but when it wears off it leaves a person with the conflicting feelings. This is because of the suppression by the drug of the normal production of adrenaline. Now, a chemical imbalance is created and the result is irritability that physically demands more of the drug to go back to normal and feel good again. This pleasure/tension cycle leads to loss of control over amphetamines–and addiction.Amphetamine causes strokes, heart attacks

These brain cells represent a simplified way of looking at the BRAIN’S REWARD SYSTEM On the left we see the various drives and needs of the body; sex, hunger, thirst and friendship. When these drives are satisfied, or when pain is relieved, a signal is sent to certain brain cells (the monitor cell on the left) which manufacture a chemical substance that signals reward. When these monitor cells have been stimulated, a signal is sent to the tip where a small amount of this reward chemical is released. The chemical or neurotransmitter then reaches and stimulates the reward center, causing a feeling of well-being.

Amphetamine damages blood vessels

Amphetamines produce an artificial feeling of pleasure. Most addictive drugs are able to produce pleasurable effects by chemically mimicking certain normal brain messenger chem...

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