Long term effects of meth on the body (INFOGRAPHIC)

Long term use of meth can damage blood vessels, cause liver failure, or kidney disease. More on long term effects of methamphetamine on the body here.

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Methamphetamine (meth) takes a toll on the body. But what does long term use of meth really do to the body?

Meth affects multiple systems of the body. These include:

Long term effects of meth on the body (INFOGRAPHIC)

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  • The circulatory system
  • The respiratory system
  • The excretory system
  • The lymphatic system

For example, long term use of meth can cause tooth decay, liver failure, and irreversible blood vessel damage that may result in stroke. Not only that, but smoking meth can lead to chronic lung diseases, blood clots, or irregular heartbeat.

While each of us react differently to meth, meth affects the body in similar ways. Review the potential long term effects of meth on the body here. And please send us your questions at the end. We’ll do our best to respond to you personally and promptly.

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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