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The First Stages of Meth Addiction Treatment

Methamphetamine is a powerful and addictive drug that affects the central nervous system. Some amphetamines are sometimes used to treat narcolepsy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and manage weight loss. However, illegal formulations such as the street drug known as crystal meth are more common. Recovering from meth addiction is difficult because the drug…

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Meth Side Effects Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

Research Shows Meth Abuse Linked to Parkinson’s Disease In case you needed another reason to avoid using meth, a new study from the University of Utah and Intermountain Healthcare has shown that meth users are three times more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than non-meth users. This study shows a peek into lifelong meth side…

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A Brief History of Meth [Infographic]

Methamphetamine, more commonly known as meth, is a central nervous system stimulant. The DEA classifies meth as a Schedule II drug that requires a prescription. With limited medical use, the drug is more closely associated with much of the negative stigma that surrounds addiction. Most of the methamphetamine comes from homegrown laboratories of varying sizes.…