slang- uppers, speed Introduced in 1935 to treat narcolepsy (a condition that causes patients to fall asleep without warning)
They were also used to combat fatigue in soldiers.
such as Ritalin slow hyperactive children down instead of speeding them up.
COCAINE IS A PAINKILLER USED IN EAR, NOSE AND THROAT SURGERY. Freebasing is another dangerous way to use cocaine. Coke, blow, nose candy, flake, snow, rock, freeze, base
Found in coffee, soft drinks, and cocoa. Cautions The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has banned caffeine above a urine level of 12 micrograms/ml. This would be the result of drinking 4 large cups of coffee. Caffeine crosses the placenta and is transferred into breast milk so it is not recommended for pregnant or breast feeding women. Some people become dependent on caffeine, experiencing withdrawal symptoms such as headaches, fatigue or drowsiness if they abstain.
Mild sensory distortion, euphoria, increased appetite, reddening of eyes, increased heart rate, impairment of recent memory, dry mouth, giggles.
Increased likelihood of bronchial infections lung tissue damage possible apathy loss of drive impaired memory functioning blood pressure changes possible suppression of the immune system psychological dependence tolerance
Common Types: Beer, wine, wine coolers, hard alcohol Effects: Loosening of inhibitions, relaxation, giggles, dizziness, impairment of balance, impaired reaction time, balance, eye-hand coordination, distorted perception, impaired fine motor skills, decrease in strength, increased fatigue leading to nausea, poisoning, headache.
Driving Tolerance Black outs Sleep problems Hangovers DAMAGE TO THE……. brain stomach pancreas heart liver