Many people do not know there is a down side to meth until they stop using and come down. The problem reveals itself with the crash following a run with meth. The day after the user feels sick, depressed, guilty, ashamed and angry. The meth user is aware that a small amount of meth will eliminate these unpleasant symptoms and produce good feelings. Eventually the user depends on meth to become a solution to the problem it has created, and the cycle of meth addiction is born.
The trouble is that after awhile the high of meth becomes disappointing, euphoria turns to numbness, super focus is replaced by confusion, and productivity is limited to simple tasks.
A meth addicts time is spent teching, an obsession with repeating tasks like drawing, writing, applying and reapplying makeup or even ruthlessly picking at their own flesh. Meth addicts become delusional and paranoid from lack of sleep combined with the hallucinogenic properties of the drug, this condition is known as sketching. Meth addicts can also become prone to hostility and rage, this condition is known as tweaking.
Meth addiction is cunning and powerful, although it eventually fails the user, Crystal Meth is extremely addictive and many cannot resist the temptation to use meth one last time.
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