The Short-Term Effects of Heroin Use

Article from Very Well Mind by Buddy T

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The Short-Term Effects of Heroin Use

In the article from Very Well Mind, "As soon as heroin enters the brain, the user experiences a surge of pleasurable sensation known as a "rush." When heroin enters the brain, crosses the blood-brain barrier, it is converted to morphine and quickly binds to opioid receptors, producing that euphoric feeling."

This article explains the short term effects heroin has on the human body and brain. It also provides symptoms of a heroin overdose so that you can identify an overdose more quickly. 

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