Presentation on theme: "Illegal Drugs 12 th Grade Health. Marijuana Dried up leaves of the ____________ plant. Harms the immune system by not letting the body be able to ___________________________________________."— Presentation transcript:
Marijuana Dried up leaves of the ____________ plant. Harms the immune system by not letting the body be able to ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ _____________ In the past, marijuana contained between 1 and 5% THC but today’s marijuana contains between ____ and ________ making it more potent.
Marijuana Continued THC – ____________________________________________ _________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ ___________________________________________ Effects – Relaxation, euphoric, drowsy, and have an increased appetite. – __________________________________________________ – Contains many of the same carcinogens as tobacco products. – ___________________________________________________ – Can be dependent upon if user builds a tolerance to it.
Ecstasy (MDMA) An illegal psychoactive drug that has a stimulating effect and the ability to cause hallucinations Other Names – ______________________________________________ Psychological Effects – Confusion, Depression, Insomnia, Severe Anxiety, Paranoia Physical Problems – ___________ Tension, Involuntary __________ clenching, Nausea, Blurred Vision, ___________, Chills, and Sweating. Increase BP and HR Harm memory and pleasure center of the brain Effects of ecstasy last how long?
Hallucinogens Definition: Harms to the body: – Increase HR and BP, Tremors, _____________ Harms to the mind: – Alter perception of reality, time and environment, intensify ________, and cause rapid mood swings – Can also cause ____________________ – Can develop a tolerance for the hallucinogens
Types of Hallucinogens LSD – Also known as _____________________________________________ – Effects: Pupils dilate, skin becomes flushed, heart rate and temperature increase, ____________________________ ________________ – Also known as Angel dust and dust – Effects: Restlessness, Disorientation, anxiousness, anger, aggression, feelings of invincibility Psilocybin – Also known as _____________________________ – Increased blood pressure and heart rate, dizziness, anxiety, “Bad Trips” _________________________________
_____________________ Definition: Called “__________” because increase BP, HR, and Breathing Rate Use of stimulants always is followed by a ___________, or the intense down period that follows a stimulant high Stimulants can cause___________________. Within minutes, people may have a heart attack or seizure, stop breathing, and die. Harms to the body:
Stimulants Continued… – People who snort large amounts may have sore or burns in and around the nose. Large amounts may cause a hole in the nose Harms to the mind – Confused, anxious, aggressive, and paranoid. Most widely used stimulant is…. 1. A. B.
Types of Stimulants Cocaine – Also known as _______________________________________ – Highly addictive. Effects can cause stroke, heart attack, or seizure, can be fatal with one use. Crack – Also known as ___________ – Effects are ten times greater than cocaine, can be fatal with one use, extremely addictive Amphetamines – Also known as diet pills – Effects can cause multiple health problems, highly addictive _____________________________ – –
Types of Stimulants Con’td _______________________________ – Also known as cat, bathtub speed, wildcat, goob – Effects are similar to methamphetamines __________________________ – Also known as effies and white cross – Prescribed to relieve asthma, can be used to make methamphetamines, and has same effects as methamphetamines ___________________________________ – Also known as what? – Prescribed to ADHD; suppresses appetite; increased focus, attentiveness, wakefulness, can cause euphoria
Narcotics (_________________) A group of drugs that slow down, or depress, the central nervous system and relieve pain They slow down body functions, such as breathing and heart rate Large doses of narcotics can cause death Effects on the body – – Effects on the mind – –
Types of Narcotics ______________ – white, milky fluid from the seedpod of the poppy plant – Highly Addictive Morphine – naturally occurring substance extracted from the poppy plant – One of the strongest ______________________ used in medicine – Effects: causes addiction and severe withdrawal symptoms, can cause respiratory arrest and death _____________________ – painkiller produced from morphine – Painkiller, cough suppressant, and ___________________________ Heroin – Narcotic produced from morphine –