Addiction to Methamphetamines

Article from Verywell Mind by Elizabeth Hartney, PhD.

According to Elizabeth Hartney PhD., "Methamphetamine, or crystal meth, is a stimulant drug similar in many ways to amphetamines, the second most popular class of illicit drugs after marijuana in the world. Meth was synthesized back in the 1880s and was widely used in the second world war by soldiers on both sides, who were provided with the drug by their governments as an aid to alertness. This led to the first wave of meth use when the public gained access to this government-issued drug."

This article lists the top five things to know about meth, what the health risks are associated with meth use, and gives ways to overcome meth addiction.

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