Know About Health Effects of Cocaine

People take drugs in the forms of snort, injection and smoke. Cocaine is powerful nervous system stimulant. In all cases brain’s processing of dopamine is affected. Crack is cocaine hydrochloride powder which is processed to make a rock crystal and generally it can be smoked.

Short term effects:
When cocaine is taken, it gets involved in the reabsorption of dopamine, chemical of brain is associated by movement and pleasure, it produces a joyful effect. As soon as person takes cocaine a person may experience these symptoms.

  1. Blood vessels compressed.
  2. Dilated pupils
  3. Increasing body temperature
  4. Increasing heart rate.
  5. Higher blood pressure.

After taking cocaine the euphoric period it can last up to 30 minutes. User will be experience hyperstimulation, mental alertness and reduced fatigue. And some persons also may feel irritability, restlessness, anxiety.

If a person takes this cocaine repeatedly then users may feel irritability, increasing irritability and paranoia. This may lead some users to paranoid psychosis and with disconnection reality, hallucinations.

Long term effects:

  1. Heart attack
  2. Irregular heart beat.
  3. Respiratory failures
  4. Chest pain
  5. seizures and headaches
  6. abdominal pain and nausea.

Continuous cocaine users can become thin because the ability of drug to reduce hunger. Persons have to face many problems by taking cocaine, it spoil the health physically and mentally.

An overdose of cocaine may lead to death because cocaine effects the respiratory system and heart especially when a person takes drug by injection or smoke.

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