The Effect Of Taking Lds On Drug Abuse Essay

1250 Words Nov 15th, 2015 5 Pages
The use of LSD dropped drastically in the 1980s but picked right back up in the 1990s. LSD was still being used for psychiatric use in Switzerland till 1993. After a few year it became more popular in nightclubs and all night raves being use by teens and young adults.
4. Now a days LSD is diffused into a small piece of paper then placed under the tongue until it is almost dissolved. According to “How to Psychedelics” LSD is also consumed in liquid and pill form. A few years ago it was also very popular to take LSD diffused into a sugar cube.
5. When a person uses drugs like LSD they begin to feel the difference 20 to 90 minutes after taking the drug. A “trip” can also last for up to 12 hours. The effects of taking LDS are “Distortion or disorganization of a person’s capacity to recognize reality, think rationally, or communicate with others”( National Institute on Drug Abuse).
Short term effects of LSD would be hallucinations, intense feelings, sensory is higher, mixed senses and perception of time. Physical effects while on LSD would be increase in heart rate, increased energy, and nausea. When a user is not using the drug they usually experience increased blood pressure, heart rate, body temperature. dizziness, insomnia, loss of appetite, dry mouth, tremors, and are bipolar.
Long term effects of LSD for users would be developing a higher tolerance to the drug, meaning they would have to take more of the drug to get the same type of “trip”. When users get clean they…

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