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Essay On Ecstasy

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Chapter 5, is about the correlation between “ecstasy and sexual intercourse”. Throughout this chapter it discusses the effects of ecstasy and why its linked to sex. This drug is known to cause brain damage and control people’s feelings of empathy and euphoria. When we think of sex promoting drugs most think of “Viagra”. Although, Viagra is sold over the counter ecstasy is not. Ecstasy has been described as turning people who are under the influence into “sex maniacs”. Ecstasy is a serious drug that is also called MDMA, this drug involves both amphetamines and mescaline. MDMA, is often referred to as a stimulate drug with psychedelic qualities. Many users have described the effects of the drug as the “love drug”. There has been reports that…show more content…
MDMA, works by stimulating the release of the neurotransmitters serotonin. This drug has a few deaths that have been reported but it’s been due to “hyperthermia”, which results in the body overheating. There are many other drugs that can also cause the user to engage in sexual acts. In this chapter, they mentioned how cigarettes use to be looked upon as being sexy. Its drugs like alcohol and cigarettes that are still legal but both do contribute to sexual acts but with fewer reports. The purpose of drugs is to alter one’s state of mind, which in turn contributes to our thinking and choice process. Making choices while been under the influence of drugs can cause serve damage and sometimes death. Drugs are deadly and very serious. MDMA, is known as a sexual drug and is linked to sexual assaults and sexual acts. After reading this chapter, I’ve learned that every drug has a different effect on your brain. In this course, we will learn about drug use and abuse. The physical and psychological impacts of drugs, drug abuse, and the theories on drugs. The National Institute on Drug Abuse defines MDMA as an illegal drug that acts as both a stimulant and psychedelic, producing an energizing effect, as well as distortions in time and perception and enhanced enjoyment from tactile
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