A Guide To Methamphetamine
Symptoms Of Meth Use & Abuse
Meth has the potential to cause a variety of potentially dangerous symptoms and side effects.
Someone who uses meth may experience one or more of the following side effects:
- Feeling wide awake
- Increased physical activity
- Faster breathing
- Increased blood pressure
- Higher body temperature
- Shortness of breath
- Nausea & vomiting
- Rapid heartbeat
- Loss of appetite
- Brain damage
- Altered decision making
- Memory loss & confusion
How To Tell If Someone Is Using Meth
Preventing & Removing Physical Signs of Meth Use
Meth Use & Abuse Treatment Options
Of course, meth has a very high potential for causing abuse and addiction. It is also extremely likely to cause an overdose if someone consumes too much. If you or someone you love is using meth or has used it recently, it may be time to consider enrolling in a rehab program.
There are residential, private, luxury, executive, and specialized rehabilitation options available for individuals struggling with meth addiction. Once an individual enrolls in the program, a substance abuse treatment specialist will create a treatment plan that is unique to their needs. Treatment will likely include a combination of several methods including medication, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), one-on-one counseling, family therapy, support groups, education, exercise routines, and more. By utilizing these treatments, individuals are set up for success throughout the recovery process.
To learn more about the physical signs of meth use and how to treat meth abuse, contact our team of substance abuse treatment representatives by calling 267.719.8689.