Are you a regular user of ecstasy (MDMA)? Then, you may be at risk of developing an addictive need for the drug. More here on how ecstasy addiction is formed and how you can avoid it.
The typical Molly (ecstasy) user in the U.S. is a Non-Hispanic White male, who’s an employed college graduate, lives in a large metro area, and has an annual family income under $40,000. Find out more statistics in this infographic.
Ecstasy can pull us out of the present and propel us into a fantasy world where everyone is happy and connected. But what can you do when the drug no longer works? Three (3) practical suggestions for coming back to reality in relationships here.
People take ecstasy mainly to connect with others. How does it work in the brain and when do patterns of use start historically? A brief review here.
How does ecstasy affect the brain, body, and organs? A brief review of the effects of ecstasy on the body system here.
Ecstasy peak levels occur about 45 minutes after consumption, while effects last from 3-6 hours. More on the pharmokinetics of ecstasy (MDMA) here.
Ecstasy is a legal narcotic but not a medical narcotic. More on the distinction between the two here.
MDMA (ecstasy) affects the brain by increasing the activity of at least three neurotransmitters: serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine. But what happens in the brain after long term use? We explore here.
Originally, ecstasy was used as an appetite suppressant or an aid to psychotherapy. Today, it is used recreationally for its psychoactive effects. More on ecstasy use here.
Ecstasy has a half-life of 7 hours, although effects usually only last for about 2-3 hours. More on duration of action and ecstasy effects on the body and brain here.