The Negative Effects Of Drugs And Its Effects On The Human Body

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Drugs are substances that can be good and bad for the human body. It can sometimes have a negative effect inside the body, such as organs and the brain, yet still feel good to the outer self; so good that some might even get addicted to it so much that they cannot live without it. According to medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com, a drug is a chemical substance that has impact on the mind and the body. It can be used in various ways such as treatment, diagnosis, prevention of diseases and other conditions that are abnormal or may cause an illness. Some of these drugs are marijuana, heroin, morphine and prescribed drugs. Marijuana
One of the most common used illicit drugs in the US is marijuana. This can be smoked in various ways like in blunts, joints, in pipes, bongs and in vaporizers. It can also be mixed in foods, like cakes, brownies or cookies. Once absorbed, it quickly goes through the lungs and into the bloodstream, which than transfers the chemical throughout the brain and organs. This drug consists of seeds from cannabis sativa and cannabis indica, along with their dried leaves, flowers, and stems (SAMHSA). The cannabis plant has a chemical known as tetrahydrocannabinol, THC. THC combines with the cannabinoid receptors, which blocks the action of a neurotransmitter, GABA, which results in increasing dopamine. This also leads into having long term and short term which
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