Amphetamine Addiction

Amphetamine addictionAn addiction to amphetamines can cause disastrous things to happen in your life. For many, amphetamine intoxication can lead to abuse of the drug. Some of the long term symptoms of amphetamine addiction are loss of appetite, weight loss, mood swings, sleep disorders, and various other problems. If you see the signs of amphetamine addiction in your life, treatment will help you get through amphetamine withdrawal. We know how difficult it can be to get clean.

Symptoms of Amphetamine Addiction

When people abuse amphetamines, these are some of the signs and symptoms they may exhibit:

  • Loss of Appetite - Going a long time without eating
  • Extreme Weight Loss - Along with the above, dramatic weight loss in a short amount of time
  • Apathy - Not caring about consequences of actions
  • Feelings of Isolation and Paranoia
  • Hallucinations - Crawling bugs
  • Mood Swings - Violent mood swings
  • Legal Problems - Along with the apathy mentioned above, a troubling history of encounters with law enforcement
  • Social Problems - Trouble keeping jobs and relationship turmoil
  • Sleep Disorders - Staying up for days at a time and crashing hard

Treatment for Amphetamine Addiction

Habitual or prolonged use of amphetamines is considered an amphetamine addiction. Symptoms of amphetamine use range from excess energy to loss of appetite to a heightened rate of breathing. Signs of long term amphetamine use include weight loss, irritability, sleep disorders, and problems with the law. The treatment of amphetamine addiction should include behavioral therapy and a long term recovery program. Besides the side effects of using the drug, there are also serious complications that result from amphetamine withdrawal. On GoMentor.com, trained therapists who know all about the withdrawal symptoms and the psychology behind amphetamine addiction will be able to assist you in recovery - Just sign up at GoMentor 24/7 and you will be matched with the right mentor for you.

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