Three Negative Effects Drugs Have on Your Body
Posted by Staff (09/07/2010 @ 5:44 pm)
Drugs are running rampant in our society as people continue to use them and become addicted to various substances that are harmful to their bodies. Many people start using drugs simply as a means to feel better, but many uses later they are addicted and they may not be able to make it through an entire day without using their drug of choice. Drugs can have a negative impact on the body, including these three common effects.
The more drugs you take, the higher your tolerance. This means that whatever feeling the drug gives you at first, it will take more and more of the drug to give you that feeling as you continue to take it. For instance, if you get a feeling of euphoria from one hit of ecstasy, you may need to take two, three, or more hits after a few months of use just to get the feeling you used to get from the one hit.
Drugs don?t change your situation or the things that go on around you. Drugs can only change the way you react to those situations. Many times, drugs will slow down your reaction time or change the type of reaction you have to a certain situation. This can be harmful physically and even emotionally to you or someone you know.
Some drugs will alter the way you look. Crystal meth, for instance, can make you look much older than you actually are and it can cause you to become very thin. Your skin will lo...