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What are the causes and effects of drugs developing on teenagers
Effects of common drugs
Reduces your fertility
Cause lethargy, anxiety, paranoia, and psychosis.
Can lead to increased heart rate and low blood pressure.
Affects how your brain works.
May cause relaxation and altered perception.
harm your baby during pregnancy, and may cause miscarriage
increase the risk of mental health issues
reduces your pain perception and may result in injury
overstimulate the heart and nervous system and lead to a seizure, brain haemorrhage, stroke or heart attack
gives you increased energy
induce feelings of happiness, euphoria and confidence
cause anxiety and paranoia
periods of insomnia
vomiting, sweating and headaches
overheating and dehydration
may cause anxiety, confusion, paranoia
make sounds and colours seem more intense
make you feel alert, warm and chatty
high blood pressure and heart attacks
make you agitated and aggressive
make you feel alert, confident and energetic
confusion, paranoia and even psychosis
make you feel alert and energetic
can damage your nasal passages and cause nose bleeds if you snort it.
puts you at risk of infectious diseases (such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV) if you inject it
create feelings of pleasure and confidence
Increase your heart rate and breathing
Effects of Teen Drug Use
Signs of Teen Drug Use
Dry eyes, pupils which are larger or smaller than normal
Sniffing or runny nose
Decreased personal grooming and worsening physical appearance
Slurred speech, tremors, poor coordination
Changes in eating or sleeping patterns
Strange odors on breath or clothing
Sudden change in weight — weight gain or loss
Causes of Teen Drug Abuse
our genes play a big role in how we respond to drugs.
teenagers are still developing parts of the brain involved in judgment and decision-making.
can include the influence of family or friends throughout childhood.