Physiological Effects of Methamphetamines

Introduction

The effects of methamphetamine, or meth, are dramatic and damaging. Meth produces a range of symptoms, such as increased agitation, loss of appetite, excessive sweating, insomnia, and “tweaking”, or jitteriness and twitching. This page will go into more detail about meth’s effects on teeth and the mouth, the addict’s change in appearance, the immune system, memory and learning, attention and concentration and effects on the fetus when methamphetamine is taken during pregnancy.


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