Adverse effects of meth on the brain (INFOGRAPHIC)

How does meth affect the brain? A brief list of effects here! Check this infographic and give us your feedback in the comments section at the end.

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Adverse effects of meth on the brain

You cannot predict how long the effects of meth will last, or how severe they will be. Psychologically, even after quitting, cravings may persist for years. Physiologically, prolonged meth use can cause permanent brain changes.

Adverse effects on the brain can include:

Adverse effects of meth on the brain (INFOGRAPHIC)

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  • changes in brain, structure and function
  • deficits in thinking and motor skills
  • hallucinations
  • homicidal or suicidal thoughts
  • impaired judgment
  • increased risk of Parkinson`s disease
  • loss of coordination
  • memory loss
  • paranoia
  • permanent damage due to increased temperature
  • psychosis
  • repetitive motor activity
About the author
Lee Weber is a published author, medical writer, and woman in long-term recovery from addiction. Her latest book, The Definitive Guide to Addiction Interventions is set to reach university bookstores in early 2019.
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