Though heroin and opioids continue to dominate the addiction treatment and prevention conversations, meth addiction continues to be a pervasive public health issue in many areas of the United States. The problem is actually getting worse, with more meth overdose fatalities this year than the previous and escalating rates of co-occurring meth and opioid use. Meth withdrawal symptoms can be especially hard on the brain and body. It’s important that you get the right kind of help to manage your acute symptoms. Medical detox for meth addiction can give you the support and expert care you need to start taking your life back from addiction.
Dangers of Meth Addiction
Meth is unique in its ability to quickly render users addicted. It’s also unique in its ability to expedite changes in brain chemistry and central nervous system function. These changes directly translate to alarming behavior which can lead to destroyed relationships, legal issues and high-risk situations that can even lead to death. It’s not uncommon for meth users to exhibit severe paranoia, violent psychosis, bizarre and other types of alarming behavior not easily explained any other way. This type of behavior can manifest very quickly and create lasting damage in the person’s life. It’s highly recommended that you or your loved one seek meth addiction treatment, beginning with detox and withdrawal management.
Common Meth Withdrawal Symptoms
While each person's meth withdrawal experience will be different, based on how long and how much they’ve been using, some of the more common include:
- Severe Cravings
- Hallucinations and Delusions
- Flu-Like Symptoms
- Increased Appetite
- Muscle and Joint Pain
If you or your loved one are experiencing these or any other symptoms related to meth addiction, call our representatives now so we can help you find a meth detox near you. We’re standing by 24-7 to help you.
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