What Does Meth Addiction Look Like?

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Anyone who has seen the before and after photos will agree that meth addiction is ugly and obvious.  The problem with these campaigns is that it only shows the extreme cases of meth addiction.  By the time a user has gotten to this point they have already suffered extensive damage from the drug physically, mentally, and socially.  In reality, an …

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Meth Addiction: Signs and Symptoms

residential drug treatment center | LakehouseRecoveryCenter.comMethamphetamine is a stimulant drug that is very addictive.  It creates a “rush” by rapidly increasing that amount of dopamine in the brain.  This article will provide you with the signs and symptoms of a meth addiction.  A person seeking detox should seek out a residential drug treatment center nearby.


Meth Addiction Symptoms – How to recognize a meth addict

  • Craving
  • Loss of control – using larger amounts or for a longer time than intended, wanting to cut down on the amount of meth use but not being able to, spending large amounts of time getting meth, using, or recovering from meth
  • Negative consequences to social life – failure to fulfill regular work or school duties,
  • Risky use
  • Increased tolerance to meth
  • Withdrawal symptoms

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