What Does Ecstasy Do?

What Does Ecstasy Do?

What is MDMA (Ecstasy) 3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA) or Ecstasy is a drug that is synthetic in its form and psychoactive, meaning it alters the mood and perception of people who take it. It is similar to stimulants and hallucinogens, producing feelings of increased awareness, energy, emotional warmth, pleasure, and distorted time or perception. “It is an illegal drug that acts as both a stimulant and psychedelic, creating an energizing

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what is the difference between Cocaine and Crack

Cocaine and Crack

What is Cocaine Cocaine is an extremely addictive substance that is comprised of coca leaves (Erythroxylon coca), derived primarily from South America. The main chemical in cocaine is cocaine hydrochloride and was isolated from the plant more than 100 years ago. “In the early 1900s, purified cocaine was the main active ingredient in many tonics and elixirs developed to treat a wide variety of illnesses and

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What is Heroin? 12 step recovery

What is Heroin?

Overview Heroin is an opioid substance that is made from morphine, which is derived from the seed from an opium plant. The opium plant is typically grown in Southeast and Southwest Asia, Mexico, and Colombia. It is usually in the form of a brown or white powder that is “cut” with sugars, starch, powdered milk, or quinine but can also be a black, sticky material known as

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What do Anabolic Steroids Do?

What do Anabolic Steroids Do?

What are Anabolic Steroids? Anabolic steroids are synthetic and man-made substances that replicate the male sex hormone, testosterone. The proper term for these substances is anabolic-androgenic steroids. “Anabolic” refers to muscle building, and “androgenic” refers to increased male sex characteristics. Some common names for anabolic steroids are Gear, Juice, Roids, and Stackers. Steroids can be prescribed to people that have hormonal imbalances, for example delayed puberty

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How to Overcome Marijuana Addiction

How to Overcome Marijuana Addiction

What is Marijuana? Marijuana is a combination of greenish-grey dried flowers or “Cannabis Sativa.” It comes from the Indian hemp plant and the part that primarily contains the “drug” is made from the buds of the flower rather than the seeds, leaves and stems. It can be smoked in a hand rolled cigarette (joint), in water pipes (bongs), in pipes or blunts (rolled in cigar wrappers).

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