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Drug Addiction Brain Impairment - Recognize the symptoms and seek help

What is Drug addiction ?

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Most people believe that taking drugs is a choice and they can stop it, but this is something more serious. Drug addiction is a condition affecting a person's brain and behaviour which causes them to lose control over their senses. Alcohol, marijuana, and nicotine are common drug addictions. Such addictions usually start with using these substances in small quantities or as a medication because we enjoy how it makes us feel. We could believe that we have control over how frequently we use it. However, consumption of these substances alters our brain functions over time, and we create addictions. Such bodily alterations may persist for a long period. It causes us to lose control and prompt harmful actions. This generates a need for rehabilitation centres. Nasha Mukti Kendra in Greater Noida is one such rehabilitation centre that helps in getting rid of such addictions.

Effect of drug on Brain

Drugs don't become an addiction or abuse at once. It creates a pleasurable surge of dopamine neurotransmitters which is the reward system for the brain. The brain demands a repetition of this feeling, and we get the urge to take it again and again. Eventually, it will lead to addiction, after which the drug acquires the same relevance as other essential survival activities like eating and drinking. The addiction then starts creating abnormalities in our daily behaviour, thinking process and how we think. All these activities are distorted without the intake of drugs. 

Within a short span of time, the addiction starts getting worse, which makes the unquenchable urge to use the drug more often. Addiction starts getting priority over every other thing in our lives, like health, wealth and happiness. Our mind devises new ways to ignore or justify the addiction since the temptation is too strong to resist. We start losing the estimate of the amount of drug we are taking, and this leads to a threat to life.

Signs of Addiction

People who take drugs usually try to hide their symptoms of addictions. The family, friends and people around them should try to look out for the physical, behavioural and psychological warning signs.

The physical warning signs include

  •  Red eyes and enlarged pupils
  • Loss of appetite
  • Irregularity in sleep pattern
  • Bad odor from body
  • Speech impairment

The behavioral signs include

  • Stealing habits and financial problems
  •  Drop in academic grades
  • Isolation from people
  • Change in hobbies
  • Frequent fights

Psychological warning signs include

  •  Unusual mood swings
  • Lack of interest
  • Anxiety
  • Hyper reactions
  • Hallucination

Seek Help from Simran Shri Rehabilitation centre - Nasha Mukti Kendra in Greater Noida

Drug addiction has an impact on every aspect of our lives. By taking professional assistance and mitigating the negative effects of drug usage, the addictions can be stopped. The first step for this is recognizing the addiction symptoms, seeking help from our loved ones and visiting rehabilitation centres like Simran Shri Rehabilitation Centre  near us. Recovery and Counseling programs offered their help in reversing the symptoms and drawing the dependence on drugs. Recovery is possible, and a fresh life can be started with self-awareness. Don’t struggle alone. Seek help from Simran Shri nasha mukti kendra in Greater Noida.

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