jueves, 16 de mayo de 2013

Cannabis;Drog Abuse


Origin: The origin is in the mountains of Asia, is was found in a island back about 20 million years, in all the world are three types of cannabis, cannabis indica, sativa, and ruderalis, the most common cannabis in America is sativa.

Effects: the effects of cannabis are:
.-Hallucination: Generates trouble remembering certain things and inspires you to think or things like
.-Stimulation: encourages you to do things that you really want without thinking.
.-Hunger: The hypothalamus is known as the appetite center in the brain. By adhering to the cannabinoid receptor THC can cause hunger pangs.
.-Balance: The basal ganglia are related to the involuntary movement of the muscles. These are the moves you do without having to think about it.

Consecuences: The lungs, marijuana smoke contains 50 to 70 percent more carcinogens that snuff smoke; also, marijuana can makes you addict to other drugs like cocaine, crack, hallucinogenic mushrooms, alcohol, etc.

 Body and mind consecuences:
 Physical symptoms. At the physical level can cause increased heart rate, dry mouth, problems of coordination and slower reaction time. It can cause palpitations and arrhythmias.
Psychotic Reaction. When consumed in high doses can cause hallucinations, paranoia and panic or anxiety.


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