COCAINE ABUSE The symptoms



Here's what to look for:
SYMPTOMS
Euphoria, confidence, increased heart rate, increased blood pressure, dilated pupils, constricted blood vessels.
SYSTEMIC EFFECTS
Rapid breathing, lung irritation, decreased appetite, heart arrythmias, techcardia, heart attack, reduced interest in sex.
BEHAVIORS
Grandiosity, paranoia, anxiety, suspiciousness, agitation, fatigue, excessive weight loss.
EVIDENCE OF USE
Excessive absenteeism, money borrowing, possession of cocaine paraphernalia, hyper alertness.
Source: New Start Treatment Center

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