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What Is Crystal Meth?

What is crystal meth, and what types of meth are dangerous? If you or someone you love has a meth addiction, help is available. High-quality meth rehab in Laguna Beach is available.Meth rehab at Oceanfront Recovery is a person-first affair. We recognize that most addictions exist as a symptom of deeper issues. We’re committed to…

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Recognizing Crystal Meth Abuse

Every addictive substance has unique characteristics that can make recognizing an addiction challenging. Recognizing an addiction via visual and behavioral cues can be vital to helping your loved one get the help they need in a timely fashion. Crystal meth abuse, in particular, can have immediate, devastating consequences on a person’s physical and mental health.…

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Effects of Meth on Your Health

Methamphetamine, more commonly known as simply “meth,” is a highly addictive substance that’s abused by people all over the world. Meth is known for causing dependency quickly, sometimes after as little as single-use. It’s a stimulant, producing a rush of dopamine and pleasure chemicals into your brain. The amount of dopamine that meth abuse gives…

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Recognizing Meth Abuse

Crystal methamphetamine is often thought of as one of the most dangerous substances in America’s street drug market. Consistent use takes a very serious toll on the human body, and its addictive properties are incredibly fast-acting. Once you recognize your abusive patterns and potential addictions, you can begin to take steps to address them. A…

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Long-Term Effects of Meth

How many lives have been saved by meth addiction treatment centers? There have to be a lot.The long-term effects of meth use can be dangerous. A continuing meth addiction typically leads to health complications or a fatal overdose, too. And with meth cravings and various physical discomforts making meth withdrawal difficult to get through successfully,…

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What are Stimulant Drugs?

Drug abuse and substance abuse are among the most pressing issues facing society today. Unfortunately, a lot of people end up getting hooked on drugs from a prescription at first. Even though many people have focused on the dangers of opioid addiction and prescription drug abuse, and rightly so, they are far from the only…

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How is Meth Made?

Meth continues to wreak havoc across families. It affects close to 1.6 million people who confess to using it at some point in their lives. Meth is very addictive, and meth addiction can be difficult to control. What makes the drug unique is the fact that it is a legal medicinal product. This makes it…

a young woman suffering from meth withdrawal symptoms

Meth Withdrawal Symptoms

Understanding meth withdrawal symptoms requires an understanding of how meth affects a person, and the signs of meth addiction. When a person exhibits withdrawal symptoms, they likely did not anticipate those symptoms, the same as they did not expect to experience signs of meth addiction.The Oceanfront Recovery Meth Addiction Treatment Center team recognizes the highly addictive nature of meth,…

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Stimulant Abuse

A stimulant works on the central nervous system to increase cognitive function or alertness. Stimulants can be illicit substances, such as cocaine, or prescription medications. These drugs are taken orally, injected, or snorted.Many people use some form of stimulants every day. For example, caffeine in coffee and nicotine found in cigarettes are both considered stimulants.…