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Ecstasy Addiction

Ecstasy Addiction: This type of substance helps release serotonin, creating a feeling of comfort, satiety, happiness and physical strength. But all these feelings are just a trick.

Ecstasy Addiction: Serotonin decrease has serious side effects and puts the addict in deep depression.

When taken orally, it appears to be effective after 30-40 minutes and lasts for 3-4 hours.

According to the studies carried out this causes addiction (MDMA) (3-metilendioksimetamfetamin) was extracted in 1914

Research has confirmed the following results for this type of addiction:

  • Heartbeat disorder
  • Hypertension
  • Short-term amnesia
  • Anorexia
  • Insomnia
  • Increased sensitivity to pain
  • Expansion of the pupil and its movement from right to left
  • Problem with the thermal regulation of the body
  • Pressing the teeth
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • It can cause muscle cramps

Ecstasy Addiction: Because of the severe loss of fluids that occurs on the body of the addict, he starts drinking water in large quantities, which can lead to death due to water poisoning, as it decreases sodium in the blood

How does ecstasy addiction affect the body?

After ecstasy is consumed, adrenaline is suddenly released in the body, which makes the person feel energetic and vital and then he begins to feel quiet and calm.

Their sensitivity to surrounding sounds, noise, smells and colors increases. Heart attacks can occur, followed by severe nausea. Some persons have excessive sweating and have severe dry mouth and throat. These effects can last for 15-20 minutes or 6-7 hours depending on the concentration of the substance used.

What happens to the addict’s body in case of overdose?

  • Unconsciousness
  • Hypertension
  • Fainting
  • Seizures
  • Panic attack
  • Other situations such as anxiety

Therefore, an ecstasy addict must receive treatment. Meanwhile, individuals around him should give him enough support.

How are ecstasy addicts treated?

Ecstasy addicts use this substance to go over their pain and get instant pleasure, but as soon as these moments are over, they return to their original state. As a second attempt to escape, they start consuming larger amounts and they end up being addicts. In order to treat this type of addiction, the patient must first go through a period during which he receives psychotherapy sessions. In this case, a special treatment is applied to the patient and then a treatment plan is set. The patient's family should be supportive in this period and must provide full assistance to him.

Yayınlama Tarihi:
23 Mayıs 2019
Güncelleme Tarihi:
07 Ekim 2021