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Effects of drugs on your brain and the body

If you take drugs regularly or if you took a drug regularly for a while in the past, you should find out what effects drugs have on the brain. The effects differ depending on the drug.

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Cannabis is one of the most commonly taken illegal drugs across the world. This is a drug that makes users feel relaxed and happy but it has the opposite effect in those who use it long term, and it can induce mental health problems.

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Cocaine is another commonly taken drug. The feeling of confidence and energy it gives quickly wears off but the long term effects of tiredness and depression are harder to shift.

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Cocaine is another commonly taken drug. The feeling of confidence and energy it gives quickly wears off but the long term effects of tiredness and depression are harder to shift.

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Ecstasy or “E” has hallucinogenic effects on its users who also feel relaxed and “loved up”. Paranoia and a feeling of being “out of it” are long term effects users should be aware of.

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Heroin and other opiates lower the body’s functions and stop physical and emotional pain. This is an addictive drug that leaves users begging for more as the withdrawal symptoms are impossible for most users to bear.

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Ketamine is basically an anaesthetic that makes people feel relaxed but it can have unpredictable effects. This drug makes you feel detached from yourself and can lead to mental health issues as it affect the brain by producing flashbacks and a loss of memory.

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Ketamine is basically an anaesthetic that makes people feel relaxed but it can have unpredictable effects. This drug makes you feel detached from yourself and can lead to mental health issues as it affect the brain by producing flashbacks and a loss of memory.

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LSD is a drug that gives a short term hallucinogenic effect which makes users hear and see things that aren’t there. Long term users can become panicky and find that their senses are forever distorted.

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Solvents affect the brain by making you feel drunk and producing hallucinations. Heavy use can poison the brain, destroy your memory and make emotional control very difficult to maintain.

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Solvents affect the brain by making you feel drunk and producing hallucinations. Heavy use can poison the brain, destroy your memory and make emotional control very difficult to maintain.

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