What is meth addiction?
Meth addiction is a chronic and often relapsing disorder characterized by the compulsive use of methamphetamine, a potent stimulant drug. Meth addiction can cause a range of physical, psychological, and behavioral problems, and can have serious long-term health consequences. Treatment for meth addiction often involves a combination of behavioral therapy and medication.
What are the signs and symptoms of meth addiction?
Meth addiction can cause a range of physical, psychological, and behavioral symptoms. Physical symptoms may include weight loss, dental problems, and skin sores. Psychological symptoms may include anxiety, depression, and paranoia. Behavioral symptoms may include impulsiveness, aggression, and poor decision-making. If you suspect someone may be addicted to meth, seek professional help.
How does meth addiction affect the brain and body?
Meth addiction can have serious negative effects on both the brain and body. Meth use can cause changes in brain function and structure, leading to cognitive impairment, memory loss, and mental health problems. Meth use can also cause cardiovascular and respiratory problems, infections, and dental issues, among other physical health problems.