What Is Cocaine
Feelings of intense happiness and alertness (just like caffeine) can be induced by a drug called Cocaine. Due to it's high price, Cocaine is commonly known as the rich man's drug, and it is also highly addictive.
Cocaine comes in a form of white powder and this drug works when in contact with body's central nervous system and is used to produce a lot of energy to your body and euphoria in your mind. It can be introduced to the body by snorting (powder), smoking (crystal), and injection (diluted/liquid). Coke, powder, sugar, ice are all synonyms for Cocaine. There are still a lot of people that are compelled to use Cocaine despite the well-known facts about its addictiveness.
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Cocaine gains new addicts every waking hour like a bushfire spreading fast and uncontrollably in America.
Cocaine Effects And Abuse
Cocaine is an illegal drug unless for medical purpose, therefore, any usage out of medical purpose is illegal. Being a stimulant it significantly increases secretion of dopamine, considered to be one of the "happy hormones". In order to preserve the wanted effects, many Cocaine users will often dose their usage and a lot greater risk than snorting presents injecting the Cocaine, when it comes to overdose risks.
Some other notable manifestations of Cocaine use are
- Intense thrill or joy
Cocaine's effect duration and effects depends on the way people consume it. Snorting the powder is observed to last the longest clocked at 30 minutes. Even less, 5 to 10 min approximately, will last the effects of Cocaine if you inject or smoke it, but it will be more potent.
As stated before, Cocaine makes the body produces hormones which gives extreme feelings which makes the whole body pumped up, specially the heart, thus, a long term usage of Cocaine can be life threatening as it causes strain on the heart. Cocaine users need rehabilitation as soon as possible.
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Addiction To Cocaine
It might be difficult to realise Cocaine dependency because it is a habit-forming substance. The main symptoms of Cocaine addiction is knowing that it is dangerous and life threatening, yet can not stop consuming it. The most notorious aspect is the body which has been conditioned to depend on Cocaine. Cocaine addiction is very difficult to overcome.
People that use Cocaine often must use it so they can feel content, which means that they now have an addiction. Given that the body has been conditioned to Cocaine, any efforts to stop using causes the body to fight back. Cocaine usage transforms the way your brain works and it gives euphoria by increasing the level of dopamine in the brain. When one stops the Cocaine supply to the brain, the brain itself needs time to adjust its system back. Most of the Cocaine users need therapy or rehabilitation to completely let go of the drug.
Cocaine And The Use Of Other Recreational Drugs
Other drugs are usually also available in places where people normally take part in Cocaine abuse. People who abuse Cocaine might also get addicted to other drugs, like weed or alcohol, as a result. Being addicted to more than 1 substance is called poly-drug and this condition is very dangerous as it increases the risk of overdose.
Alcohol could distract cocaine users because both of them are commonly consumed together, so, it is said that alcohol can distract the Cocaine users' addiction into it. In such instances, in order to successfully rehabilitate one must keep away from both. Of all the mixtures available the worst is the mixture of heroin and Cocaine.
Among all illegal substances, the most emergency room cases are connected with Cocaine abuse. Those who had been admitted to the emergency unit because of drugs, 68% of them had more than one kind of drug in their body.
Rehabilitating An Addict
Cocaine abuse may be very challenging to overcome. Nothing worthwhile comes easy, so with assistance the battle can be successfully won. Get information on Cocaine dependency today concerning recovery and treatment.