Drug Abuse : Drugs And Drugs Essay

838 Words May 7th, 2016 4 Pages
Drug Abuse

Everyday around the world there are people consuming different kinds of drugs. Some may use them prescribed from doctors and then there are some that abuse the consumption of drugs. Although some people may take the drug because it’s prescribed by their doctor, it later turns into an addiction or abuse of the drug. In this article you will learn about the most common drugs abused physical and psychological, along with the signs, symptoms and treatment for them. Also, you’ll be able to see a chart of how the drug abuse has either increased or decreased in different populations. One of the most common abused drugs would be heroin. “Heroin is one of the deadliest drugs that is commonly used among men and women in their late 20’s from the inner city,” according to Livescience. The way that heroin can be taken are in several ways which are the following: injections, smoking, or as an ingestible liquid. “As heroin grows, the individual will become tolerant to the drug, meaning it will take more and more of the substance in order to achieve the desired “high””, according to drugabuse.net. Heroin signs and symptoms vary depending on how frequent, how much, and how long the person has been abusing it. Some of the immediate signs and symptoms are nausea, vomiting, itching, or dry mouth. Delayed symptoms are feeling drowsy and sleepy for several hours, having a foggy mental state, slowed breathing, slowed heart rate and nodding. Another drug that is commonly abused is…

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