Physical addiction to meth is manifested in 1) growing tolerance to the drug, and 2) occurrence of withdrawal symptoms when you try to quit. What can you expect when you get physically addicted to meth and what can you do about it? We explain here.
meth addiction symptoms
After using meth, an initial rush is felt quickly and is followed by an euphoric feeling that may last for more than 12 hours. More about getting high on meth and its side effects, here.
Peak concentrations following oral methamphetamine administration are seen in 2-4 hours of dosing. Find out more about meth peak levels and how to recognize meth addiction, here.
What does a meth addict look like? Severe cravings, restlessness, and anxiety can characterize meth addiction. More on how you can help a meth addict here.
Is it true that meth addiction is untreatable? No way. In fact, meth addiction treatment follows some pretty basic stages. More here on acute detox, physical stabilzation, and long term treatments for meth addiction.
Dependence on meth occurs when the body needs meth to function normally. Symptoms of meth dependence include drug craving, extreme irritability, and tachycardia when you lower meth doses. More on meth dependence here.