Withdrawal Symptoms Experienced When Quitting Amphetamines

Amphetamine addiction can wreak havoc on a person’s physical and psychological wellbeing, not to mention wreck their relationships and career. Amphetamines are sometimes taken as a means of advancing people’s productivity in school or work, but it’s a slippery slope from the moment speed is advancing your career and you’re careening off the cliff of addiction. But don’t worry, we can help you. We have treatment programs in Florida that can help you detox, and plan for a sober future.

 

The effects of Amphetamine addiction on your health includes the following symptoms:

  • Accelerated heart rate and an increased blood pressure
  • Unregulated body temperature, your body will run hotter than normal.
  • Insomnia, or poor quality sleep
  • Drastic mood swings. Because amphetamine are uppers, your mood may feel quite elevated while on the meds, but when you come off of them your depression may set in.
  • When you’re on Amphetamines you will steadily see your appetite disappear. This can cause rapid weight loss.
  • Depression and fatigue sets in when you are not high.
  • Loss of muscle control

 

The longer you use the drug, the worse these symptoms get. Eventually your higher blood pressure will cause deterioration in your circulatory system, your heart and your blood vessels. Sustained higher body temperature can cause problems with your internal organs. When your appetite is suppressed for long periods of time it causes malnutrition and deterioration of muscle tissues. Malnutrition can also cause brain function loss. With the abuse of Methamphetamine the addict can also lead to loss of their teeth, psychosis including a common hallucination of bugs or something similar crawling under the skin.

 

Withdrawal Symptoms include

  • A sense of hopelessness or helplessness
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Lost appetite
  • Extreme Fatigue
  • Dehydration headache
  • Jaw tension
  • Lethargy
  • Psychosis

 

Withdrawal symptoms for Amphetamine can vary depending on size, age, health, etc of the addict. It’s important to know how unsafe it is to detox yourself. If you’re ready for help, and want to start your sober life, reach out to us at (855) 441-2449. We can help you at our drug rehab centers in South Florida. Drug rehab can help you find the motivation and courage within yourself to get clean, and build the tools necessary to choose a sober life every day.

 

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