The Downside Of Ecstasy

In a morally corrupt world where instant gratification is at the order of the day,¬†ecstasy¬†can be found in the form of a little pill. A popular drug amongst party-goers, ecstasy provides an initial ‘rush’ followed by feelings of calmness and well-being to those around, Buy GHB For Sale, often combined with a heightened perception of colour and sound. It gives a feeling of energy and enables the user to dance for hours on end. But no feeling of happiness provided by a pill can be more than an illusion, and the effects of these drugs are far from a pretty picture.

One of the reasons for fatalities caused by the use of ecstasy is directly related to the fact that this drug is most often used at parties. The stimulant effects of the drug, which enable the user to dance for extended periods, combined with the hot, crowded conditions usually found at raves can lead to dehydration, hyperthermia, and heart or kidney failure.

While it is not as addictive as heroin or cocaine, MDMA (the active drug in ecstasy)can cause other adverse effects including nausea, hallucinations, chills, sweating, increases in body temperature, tremors, involuntary teeth clenching, muscle cramping, and blurred vision. MDMA users also report after-effects of anxiety, paranoia, and depression.

Because it is available in pill form and provides such euphoric feelings, ecstasy is often seen as harmless by uninformed individuals, and is widely available at many clubs and parties. Repeated use leads to a level of tolerance being built up, which means that the user requires more and more pills every time in order to achieve the same high as before.

This can lead to an MDMA overdose, which is characterised by high blood pressure, faintness, panic attacks, and, in more severe cases, loss of consciousness, seizures, and a drastic rise in body temperature. MDMA overdoses can be fatal, as they may result in heart failure or extreme heat stroke.

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