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Molly Addiction

What is Molly addiction and abuse?

Molly, also known as MDMA, exists within the same family as the drug known as ecstasy, or X.  Molly abuse and over usage is mainly associated with nightclubs, dance parties, music festivals and other similar events. The drug is utilized mostly by young people because of the artificial feelings  of euphoria it promotes. Molly is often mixed with other various drugs to enhance its potency, but this practice also increases the risk associated with Molly abuse.   This drug is available in the form of powder and consumed as a tablet or colorful imprinted candy.

What are the signs & symptoms?

The precise mental or physical symptoms of Molly abuse can be tricky to recognize because of the changing nature of the drug’s chemical properties.  There have been 200 different types of  Molly created since the early 2000s. Also with other symptoms, the core indication association with Molly is that it warms up the body by a significant level. Due to excess body heat, the user of the drug might seek more water and water based products. Some of the mains symptoms and signs of molly abuse are:

  • Consuming a lot of time in finding drugs
  • Loss of memory, problem in decision-making skills, learning, and communication
  • Dental disorders because of tooth decay
  • Stiffness of muscles, convulsions and weight loss
  • Severe paranoia and agitation
  • Confusion
  • Delusions and hallucinations
  • Slow or fast heartbeat, which could lead to a heart attack
  • Shortness of breath or imbalanced breathing
  • Stroke, faintness or unconsciousness
  • Financial problems and issues related to reputation and relationships
  • Sleeplessness and anxiety
  • Severe and prolonged depression
  • Blurred sight and overheated body
  • Nausea and risky behavior

What are the effects?

The adverse effects of the Molly begin on the body and brain directly after consumption and have the ability to last from 6 hours and much longer. The drug affects the brain by altering the pace of around three neurotransmitters, including, serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine. Some of the serious side effects of Molly include:

  • High serotonin, which causes extreme pace of desires and body functions, including hunger, sexual appetite, and sleep, etc.
  • Increase level of cortisol, which puts stress on hormones
  • Dehydration, enhancing of sensory perceptions and sweating
  • Clenching of jaw and uncontrolled body locomotion

Treatment

Molly has become an increasing problem among the youth population in America for the past decade or so. A mixture of Molly and other drugs has the potential of increasing the danger associated with this drug exponentially. Molly abuse can impose long lasting negative side effects on the user and it is suggested that the user seek a long term treatment plan to overcome addiction to Molly.