Cocaine is a drug that is also referred to as coke. It is a mostly used recreational drug which has strong stimulation power. The most common way to take this drug into the body is either by inhaling it as smoke, by snorted or by injecting it into the veins in dissolved form. This drugs has strong effects on ones body such as getting intense feel of happiness or actually loosing the contact with the reality of the world.
There are some physical symptoms which indicates intake of cocaine such as heavy breathing, sweating badly, pumped up heart rate or large pupil. Heavy intake of cocaine may lead up to high blood pressure or severe body temperature. Cocaine shows its effects within 5 minutes of intake and may last up to 90 minutes. Cocaine is a drug which has minimal number of uses such as numming, decrease bleeding during nasal surgery. Cocaine is highly addictive because of its effect on reward pathway in the brain. Risk of stroke, myocardial infarction and lungs increases with intake of this drug.
There are several ways in which cocaine can be taken into the body, it can be smoked, injected or snorted. Crack is particular type of cocaine which is used more often. When we talk about long terms effect of cocaine then let we tell you in long term cocaine can have severe effect on heart and causes severe heart disease. Not only this cocaine can effect structure of brain and make changes to it which is as severe as it heares. For recreational purpose cocaine has given some common names such as powder, snow, ski, slopes, coca, blow, marching powder etc.
Opium is a highly addictive narcotic drug acquired in the dried latex form from the opium poppy (Papaver somniferum) seed pod. Traditionally the unripened pod is slit open and the sap seeps out and dries on the outer surface of the pod. The resulting yellow-brown latex, which is scraped off of the pod, is bitter in taste and contains varying amounts of alkaloids such as morphine, codeine, thebaine and papaverine.
Non medical use of psychotropic drugs has become very common in 20th century. Youth generally is moving toward drugs and taking differnt forms of opium just to cope up with stress and avoid other life factors. Opium is dried milky kind of excudate that is obtained from unripe seeds of opium plants or poopy plants. More than 20 alkaloids are found in opium but only few can be used for pharmacological purpose, not all all opium are pharmacologically active. Cocaine is much less potent then opium when talks baout recreational purpose.
Alcohol addiction is a pertinent problem affecting many households. Sadbhawna Hospital, being a leader in drug and alcohol treatment standards and practices, delivers one of the highest recovery rates. Sadbhawna Hospital rehabilitation center was started as a greenfield project, with the aim to redefine treatment standards in the de addiction field. We at Sadbhawna Hospital provide our patients a safe and homely environment.
Sadbhawna Hospital looks after alcoholics and drug-dependent patients of different kinds, of both sexes and all ages. Sadbhawna Hospital primarily follows the Twelve Step program empowering intensive reflection, study, clean living and exercise; All use of alcohol and/or narcotics drugs.
Intake of alcohol can be very difficult for the body to process as it puts extra pressure on the liver, digestive system, cardiovascular system and also effects other functions of the body. Within short period of time just after intake of alcohol it gets absorbed into the blood stream by the blood vessels. After this it travels to the brain and quickly shows its effect. Short term effects of alcohol depends on several factors like age, sex, and the amount in which it is consumed.
Drug addiction is a chronic disease characterized by compulsive, or uncontrollable, drug seeking and use despite harmful consequences and changes in the brain, which can be long lasting. These changes in the brain can lead to the harmful behaviors seen in people who use drugs. Drug addiction is also a relapsing disease. Relapse is the return to drug use after an attempt to stop.
Yes, but it’s not simple. Because addiction is a chronic disease, people can’t simply stop using drugs for a few days and be cured. Most patients need long-term or repeated care to stop using completely and recover their lives.
Addiction treatment must help the person do the following: