2 What is meth and its dangers?
Meth or methamphetamine is a drug of amphetamine family, which is a group of stimulant drugs. It is also called crystal meth or ice. The drug when taken intravenously gives the user an intensive high, which is followed by an equally effective comedown. This property of this drug makes it highly addictive and hence person once hooked on this it is very difficult for them to get off. Regular users taking this drug may also feel agitated, paranoid and aggressive if they do not get the drug or if they tend to take too much of it. Along with addiction, dangers related to this drug are risk of heart attack owing to elevated heart rates, brain damage due to prolonged use, and overdose may cause damage to lungs, kidneys and even death.