What is Heroin?
Heroin is a highly addictive drug which comes from opium poppy, a flower that grows in Mexico, South America & Asia. It consists of white powder however it is also in dark brown, white black tar heroin is either sticky or hard. Other names used for this drug are Black Tar, Big H, Horse, smack and caballo(Spanish). It is usually injected into a vein but it can also be sniffed, snorted, inhaled or smoked. It is mostly used by people to treat stress, worries, anxiety and other stressors. After taking heroin, people usually get a good feeling of happiness and they feel if the world has slowed down. Some feel like they are in a dream. Addiction of heroin leads to infectious disease like Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C and HIV that causes AIDS.
Symptoms of Heroin Addiction
Symptoms of heroin addiction occur rapidly and its reaction lasts for a few hours. Heroin does not produce a quick reaction but it shows signs of being high when it affects your brain. These symptoms include:
Needle Marks(if injecting the drug)
Loss of Self-Control
Other symptoms of heroin include:
Difficulty in making decisions
Disorientation or confused thinking
Common Effects of heroin include:
Long-Term exposure to Heroin may lead to:
How do you get addicted to Heroine?
Addiction of heroin can happen to anyone. Addiction is multifaceted. It can include psychological, genetic and environmental factors. Some of the factors which develop drug addiction are:
How do you cure Heroin Addiction?
No addiction is permanent or even long term. Different treatments including medicines and therapies are effective in helping people to stop heroin use. Opioid disorder has various kinds of treatment. However, it is vital to match the best treatment approach to meet the actual needs of individual patient. The kind of treatment usually depends on:
Behavioral therapy is a type of “talk” therapy which is commonly used to treat drug addiction. This therapy usually takes 12 to 16 sessions with the therapist. According to therapists, this treatment will help you to change how you feel and behave. It can also help a person:
If you want to recover from addiction, you’ll need to detox to get rid of heroin from your life. Start detox in a rehab centre where medical professionals will be available to help with any withdrawal symptoms. Drug rehab centre will help you to overcome your addiction. If you need help in finding a rehab centre or consulting a medical professional AugmentCare provides the best medical expertise for the best care that you deserve!