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Cocaine misuse dynamics

Cocaine misuse dynamics

Cocaine misuse dynamics.The point is, it may not matter how it’s administered, the effects remain the same

Cocaine misuse dynamics: Effects of using cocaine

I believe this is not the first time you are hearing of cocaine misuse dynamics. Cocaine is very dangerous and addictive. Though illegal cocaine usage dynamics is not new to us as it is almost readily available on the streets and can easily be accessed by those who need it. And just like we have mentioned, experts from AWAREmed Health and Wellness Resource Center under the leadership of Doctor Dalal Akoury reiterates that cocaine is a powerful and addictive stimulant drug. It is normally extracted from the leaves of the coca plant native to South America. The cocaine extracts normally come in two forms e.g. powder and crack.

Cocaine misuse dynamics: Powder cocaine

This is a white powder and scientifically known as the hydrochloride salt. Because it is an illegal substance, it is mainly smuggled in the streets and the street dealers often mix it with other substances like cornstarch, talcum powder, or sugar. Besides that, for it to serve its purpose effectively, street dealers also mix cocaine with active drugs like procaine. Remember that procaine is a chemical that produces local anesthesia. Why do they need this ingredient? It is because a local anesthetic causes one not to feel pain in a specific area of the body. This is helpful to their final consumers who may suffer signs of withdrawal symptoms and this chemical will be able to address that effect. The powder cocaine can also be mixed with other stimulants like amphetamines.

When cocaine is in powder form it can only be administered into the body either through snorting or injection. For it to be injected the powder needs to be mixed with water and the solution injected using a needle.

Cocaine misuse dynamics: Crack

Crack cocaine comes after processing. It is the final product of the powder cocaine mixed with ammonia and sometimes mixed with soda and water. This mixture is then heated to produce the cocaine crystals. It is the crystals that are being smoked by users as the final product. And if you are wondering of where the name crack came from, every time crack cocaine is subjected to some heat, it normally produces some cracking sound from the burning rocks or crystals. It is from that experience that the term crack is derived.

Now that we have the final product, who is it administered into the body? Doctor Akoury says that crack cocaine is administered into the body through smoking normally using a small glass pipe. The process is simple as the crystal is heated to produce vapors that are absorbed into the blood through the lungs.

Finally, whichever method of administration used, the effects of cocaine will still be negative to the body. In most cases, users keep using more and more of the drug to keep the high experience. This can be very dangerous and corrective measures needs to be taken. If you or anyone you know is struggling with cocaine addiction, you can call doctor Akoury today and book an appointment with her for the commencement of your recovery process.

Cocaine misuse dynamics: Effects of using cocaine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Crack cocaine administration

Crack cocaine administration

Crack cocaine administration into the body in whichever way will have serious health complications to any user

Crack cocaine administration: Power in the powder

Is there any difference between cocaine and crack cocaine? For a better understanding, it is important to know the mode of crack cocaine administration and cocaine drugs into the body. Because of that, we want to focus on the topic “understanding cocaine and crack cocaine” progressively. This is not going to be the first time we are doing this, but it is still important that people get to know the dangers of using cocaine and other drugs as well. Ordinarily, cocaine can be taken orally by snorting it through the nose, injected with a syringe or in the case of crack, through inhalation of the fumes from heating it. The terms used to describe ingestion include chewing, snorting, mainlining which is the injection into a large vein and smoking. By definition, the word cocaine refers to the drug in a powder form and a crystal form (crack). It is made from the coca plant and, next to methamphetamine, creates the greatest psychological dependence of any drug.

Short-term Effects

Cocaine causes a short-lived intense high that is immediately followed by the opposite—intense feelings of depression and edginess and a craving for more of the drug. People who use it often don’t eat or sleep properly. They can experience greatly increased heart rate, muscle spasms, and convulsions. The drug can make people feel paranoid, angry, hostile and anxious, even when they aren’t high.

Long-term Effects

In addition to those effects already mentioned, cocaine can cause irritability, mood disturbances, restlessness, paranoia, and auditory (hearing) hallucinations. Tolerance to the drug develops so that more is needed to produce the same “high.”

Coming down from the drug causes severe depression, which becomes deeper and deeper after each use. This can get so severe that a person will do almost anything to get the drug—even commit murder. And if he or she can’t get cocaine, the depression can get so intense it can drive the addict to suicide.

Crack cocaine administration: Crystal meth & methamphetamine effects

Crystal meth and meth are inhaled, smoked or injected. Low doses are in pill form. This is a form of methamphetamine that resembles small fragments of glass or shiny blue-white rocks. Their street names may include ice, crystal, glass among many other names. It is a highly powerful and addictive man-made stimulant that causes aggression and violent or psychotic behavior. Many users report getting hooked (addicted) from the first time they use it. It is one of the hardest drugs to treat and any form of preventing its usage nonetheless you can always consult with doctor Akoury in the case of any concern about these drugs.

Short and long-term effects

Negative effects can include disturbed sleep patterns, hyperactivity, and nausea, delusions of power, increased aggressiveness and irritability. Can cause decreased hunger and bring on weight loss. In higher doses has a greater “rush,” followed by increased agitation and sometimes violence? Other effects can include insomnia, confusion, hallucinations, anxiety, and paranoia. Can cause convulsions leading to death. Increased heart rate and blood pressure, damage to blood vessels in the brain, leading to strokes or irregular heartbeat and cardiovascular (involving the heart and blood vessels) collapse or death. Can cause liver, kidney and lung damage. Users may suffer brain damage, including memory impairment and an increasing inability to grasp abstract thoughts. Those who recover are usually subject to memory gaps and extreme mood swings.

Crack cocaine administration: Power in the powder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Withdrawal symptoms hindrances

Withdrawal symptoms hindrances

Withdrawal symptoms hindrances may be there but the ultimate goal of recovery must always be observed.

Withdrawal symptoms hindrances: The complexity in the emotions

Problems of substance abuse can be easily addressed if certain obstacles like denial, drug craving, relapse and all the withdrawal symptoms hindrances are addressed professionally. Effects of withdrawal symptoms to addicts have been the reason why many often ignore seeking for help. Experts at AWAREmed Health and Wellness Resource Center have consistently been championing for prevention of misuse of drugs so that people do not find themselves in situations where the fear of dealing with the withdrawal symptoms become a bigger challenge to the point of neglecting treatment and sinking back into the habit of substances abuse. We spoke to Doctor Dalal Akoury a veteran addiction expert of several decades and also the founder of this health facility whose primary objective is to transform each individual’s life through increasing awareness about health and wellness and by empowering individuals to find their own inner healing power.

As we are going to be discussing in a short while withdrawal symptoms are all about emotions and that is why doctor Dalal Akoury’s practice are tailored, professional and focusing primarily on personalized medicine through healthy lifestyle choices that deal with primary prevention and underlying causes instead of patching up symptoms. Many people and health facilities have not helped in the fight of this scourge of addiction owing to the luck of experience and professionalism in their undertaking with addiction clients. It is because of this reason that doctor Akoury formulated this facility to make a difference in the way addiction treatment is administered. You can, therefore, schedule an appointment with her on telephone number 843 213 1480 so that you can have a one on one sharing with her about all your addiction concerns and I can assure you that your life will never be the same again.

Withdrawal symptoms hindrances: Cocaine addiction

In the meantime, it is important to appreciate that the problem of withdrawal symptoms of cocaine are emotional and never physical as many may think. If this has been your way of thought, then it must be registered to you that there are no physical withdrawal symptoms from cocaine addiction, and that is why people sometimes trick themselves into thinking they aren’t addicted to it (cocaine). I’m not physically addicted to cocaine are common sentiment many people use, but the truth of the matter is that there is no physical addiction and non-physical addiction to the substance, all we have is a just addiction which occurs all in the brain. Nonetheless, doctor Akoury is of the opinion that even though there are no physical withdrawal symptoms, it is important to appreciate that cocaine being a stimulant is still satisfying all the criteria for addiction. Because of its nature of addictiveness, many people have difficulty controlling how much they use and because of that they literally continuing to use it even though it has negative consequences to their life and that of their loved ones. According to the experts at AWAREmed Health and Wellness Resource Center under the able leadership of doctor Dalal Akoury, there are several emotional withdrawal symptoms of cocaine and the following are just but a few:

  • Tiredness
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Moodiness

Doctor Akoury is registering that many at times withdrawal do occur because an individual’s brain works like a spring when it comes to addiction. In other words, drugs and alcohol are brain depressants that push down the spring. That is to say that they suppress your brain’s production of neurotransmitters like noradrenaline. What that communicates is that when you stop using drugs or alcohol it’s like taking the weight off the spring, and your brain rebounds by producing a surge of adrenaline that causes withdrawal symptoms. And that explains why withdrawal symptoms are one of the greatest challenges when it comes to drug addiction recovery.

Withdrawal symptoms hindrances: The complexity in the emotions

 

 

 

 

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Cocaine addiction triggers

Cocaine addiction triggers

Cocaine addiction triggers must be avoided if we have to succeed in bringing this problem to manageable levels

Cocaine addiction triggers: Mindset sensitivity about cocaine addiction

From the mindset sensitivity of cocaine addiction the next point to focus on would be the identifying triggers to the substance of abuse and for our case, we are talking about cocaine addiction triggers. It is important that therapists should work very closely with their patients to develop a comprehensive list of their own triggers. Some patients become overwhelmed when asked to identify cues. From experience doctor, Akoury says that when handling addicts, you will notice that someone may even associate breathing with cocaine use. Again, it may be most helpful therefore to concentrate on identifying the craving and cues that have been most problematic to the patient in recent weeks. This should commence immediately during the therapy session and this should include self-monitoring of craving so that patients can begin to identify new and more subtle cues as they arise.

Cocaine addiction triggers: Avoiding cues

When considering the avoidance of cues, it is always advisable that you keep in mind the general strategy of “recognize, avoid, and cope.” These strategies are particularly applicable to the craving for all substances and not necessarily cocaine. Doctor Akoury says that real experts would first identify the patients’ most problematic cues then make an exploration of the degree to which some of those could be avoided. This will come with certain sacrifices including breaking ties or reducing contact with individuals who use or supply you with cocaine, getting rid of paraphernalia, staying out of bars or other places where cocaine is used, or no longer carry money, as in the following example:

Finally, in dealing with the perception of the mind about cocaine addiction one needs not to let any stone unturned. I am saying this because we are all aware that cocaine is an illegal substance but other substances like alcohol which are legal can form a perfect avenue for the consumption of cocaine without being noticed. Besides that, the ability to pay for the substance is another point of consideration. When the financial strength allows users to access cocaine could easily form a solution in an alcoholic drink. Therefore experts from AWAREmed Health and Wellness Resource Center recommends that for any meaningful treatment to be realized, therapists and other professionals in the line of substance abuse must spend considerable time exploring the relationship between alcohol and cocaine with patients who use them together to such an extent that alcohol becomes a powerful cocaine cue. Specific strategies to reduce, or preferably, stop alcohol use should be explored. We appreciate that doing this may not be easy for many people and that is why doctor Akoury will be readily available on call for you to schedule an appointment so that any pending or unclear issues relating to addiction can be attended to professionally.

Cocaine addiction triggers: Mindset sensitivity about cocaine addiction

 

 

 

 

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Cocaine addiction extortions

Cocaine addiction extortions

Cocaine addiction extortions in the brain

Cocaine addiction extortions: The undisputed dangers of cocaine

All the street baptism names given to cocaine like blow, snow, coke, C, flake, crack or cocoa is just names and has nothing to do with the content. And irrespective of administration, it doesn’t alter the effects to the user’s body. Cocaine addiction extortions is real and must be given the serious attention it deserves. We must discourage and fight this problem professionally and do that we spoke to doctor Dalal Akoury MD, President, and founder of AWAREmed Health and Wellness Resource Center who is in the first lane of finding the solution to all cocaine addiction victims.

Together with her team of experts, doctor Akoury focus, experienced and committed to the delivery addiction recovery for their patients is a resource we all need. Many people who have passed through AWAREmed Health and Wellness Resource Center have a great testimony to this new found way of defeating cocaine addiction extortions. If you are struggling with cocaine addiction this is the place to be. You can schedule an appointment with doctor Akoury today to register for the commencement of your healing through the delivery of real-time professional treatment.

Cocaine addiction extortions: Effects of cocaine

It must be noted that the effects of cocaine are existent no matter the mode of administration. It speeds up your whole body and may also make the users feel happier, energetic and excited. These feelings often lure people into using cocaine thinking that it is a solution to their stressful surrounding. Doctor Akoury says that this is a concoction because before you know it the moods will change. The changes will be exactly the opposite of what you felt fun over. At the point of change, the user will lose that energy, excitement, joy confidence and comfort. Users at this point often do much-wearied things and the movement the intensity of cocaine wears off, the opposite feelings intensify. What then follows is craving for more cocaine to feel “better” again.

The dangers of cocaine powder ripple addiction have no respect for anything. It does not identify with any mode of administration because all the risks involved remain the same. Users of cocaine are at risk of contracting HIV due to sharing of the injection needle or having unsafe sex.

They are also at an increased risk of suffering serious health complications like heart attack and stroke. It must also be noted that cocaine is even more dangerous when administered along with other substances, says doctor Akoury.

Cocaine addiction extortions: Why you must get treatment

Be careful because losing control over cocaine is easy. The good news is that once you’re addicted, treatment is still possible, though you will be in danger of relapse every now and then. You will always crave for the drug not just moments after treatment but sometimes for several years. Our motivation at AWAREmed Health and Wellness Resource Center is seeing you get well from our treatment. We want to help you recover from this. Call us today on telephone number 843 213 1480 and we will professionally help you regain your life back.

Cocaine addiction extortions: The undisputed dangers of cocaine

 

 

 

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