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Drug Symptoms


Heroin is processed from Morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from the seedpod of the Asian poppy plant.

During illicit manufacture a number of additives are used that do not readily dissolve and results in clogging the blood vessels that lead to the lungs, liver, kidneys and brain.

Heroin abuse is associated with serious health conditions inclusive of collapsed veins, infectious diseases, hepatitis and HIV/AIDS.

Death from overdose is common and spontaneous abortion in pregnant users is likely.

Upon consumption mental functioning becomes clouded due to the depression of the central nervous system.

Users will experience:

• Surge of euphoria.
• Warm flushing of the skin.
• Dry mouth.
• Heavy extremities.
• Wakeful and drowsy state.

Due to the addictive nature of this drug users require higher doses to achieve the same intensity of effects.

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