Cocaine addicts try to achieve the "high" they felt after using Cocaine for the first time every time, and the is why they need more of it, which leads to dependency.
It is a pale rose to white crystal or free base form of Cocaine that can be smoked. Crack comes in form of "rocks" which is created when the original mix of ammonia or baking soda with Cocaine powder dries off. It can be smoked by heating glass pipe, aluminium cans or foil to vaporize the "rock".
The sound made when heating the drug is what gave rise to its name 'crack'. Rock, candy, base, kryptonite, base, sleet, cookies or, simply, crack, are some of the synonyms for crack Cocaine.
Speak to us immediately when you, a family member, or a friend are hooked on crack Cocaine.
Crack abuse refers to the use of this prohibited substance regardless of frequency and instance. Smoking Cocaine in this form increases how fast it is absorbed by the body through the blood delivering an almost instantaneous high. Nevertheless, the high goes as quickly as it comes.
All these good feelings are short lived and leave one yearning for more which leads to taking way more than the body can handle which could lead to death. The risk of overdosing can also be high for people who have never used it before and are just trying it that day.
An overdose can be one big hit or gradual summation of small hit over a short period.
Sweating and dilated pupils usually come before an overdose. The other usual immediate effects of smoking crack like anxiety, aggressive behaviour or even seizure are exhibited before an overdose. Smoking crack can be so lethal to those who have kidney problems or high blood pressure. The crack Cocaine will cause such complications in the body and it may be deadly.
Crack is a much stronger substance than regular Cocaine. It is also far more addictive than regular Cocaine. Getting hooked on crack is faster and has a stronger hold. Addicts need a bigger dose of the substance to keep the high they feel that is so enjoyable, but also very short. This quickly grows into dependency at which point you are completely hooked.
The addicts will feel withdrawal side effects when they try to stop, after the crack addiction evolves, and they need bigger doses of the drug to feel the desired effects. Crack Cocaine works in your body by triggering the brain to produce high amount of dopamine which multiplies the sense of happiness by so much. Smoking crack only destroys the brain function to produce dopamine in a normal amount. This is the reason why crack Cocaine addicts can no longer feel 'normal' without the drug.
The cravings grow stronger and stronger due to the undesirable withdrawal symptoms he or she experiences. Because of this, any bad side effects caused by the substance are usually ignore by the addict.
Development Of Crack Addiction
Generally one has to be introduced by someone in the disguise of being adventurous or cool. More often than not one is addicted to the 'mother' drug cocaine before they graduate to crack. Crack has a pretty low cost compared with Cocaine that is also called a drug for the rich. That is why almost everybody, especially people that live under the difficult circumstances, can access this substance easily. Although crack Cocaine is relatively affordable, crack users still spend more and more money to sustain their addiction.
How One Starts Using Statistics
Crack is an illegal drug. Thus, there are detailed statistic data and estimations regarding its use and abuse.
Quitting The Crack Abuse
While using crack, your mindset has been changed completely into thinking that you can not be 'normal' without it or that you can not be happy without it. Let it be known to you that that mindset can be turned around into its normal state. The only way to do it is to be drug free by following proper treatment. Get your life on the right track by taking the first step now.