After the initial use of crack Cocaine, dependency can evolve and keep growing since that first high can't be reached with the same dose of the drug.
It is a pale rose to white crystal or free base form of Cocaine that can be smoked. This is how you make crack Cocaine. You mix the Cocaine powder with baking soda or ammonia. After that, the mixture will turn into something like "rocks". That "rocks" is what we call crack Cocaine. People consume crack Cocaine by vaporizing it in a glass pipe then inhale it. Other way to use it is by heating it up using soda cans or aluminium foil.
The sound made when heating the drug is what gave rise to its name 'crack'. There are other names to call this substance; they are: rock (s), kryptonite, sleet, cookies, and sleet. But people often call it crack.
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Crack Cocaine is an illegal drug. Therefore, any use of crack Cocaine is taken as an abuse. People consume Cocaine by smoking it so it reaches brain quicker than snorting it. As a result, it makes the user very high in a very short moment. Nevertheless, the high goes as quickly as it comes.
Because of what it contains, there is a high chance of the users to get overdose by consuming crack Cocaine. It may even lead to death. Overdose can happen even for first-time users of the substance.
Some crack Cocaine effects are:
Being extremely active
Tension. As the blood pressure increases, you will feel tensed after consuming crack.
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. Extreme reactions like violence, agitation and seizures may be seen in persons who have overdosed. Underlying renal disorders and hypertension worsen the outcome of crack.
Dependency To Crack
Cocaine has nothing on crack which is more dangerous in all aspects. It can be said that it is highly likely for a first-time crack user to develop the addiction. The short duration of crack Cocaine high drives the user to take more and more of the substance to prolong the high. Before he or she knows it, she has become addicted to crack Cocaine.
Withdrawal symptoms are more likely to be exhibited by newly addicted crack smokers when attempting to stop its use. The addict's physiology is reconditioned to depend on crack for survival.
Once hooked all the addict can think about is their next fix and this becomes the centre of their very existence. Dangerous consequences of crack abuse are often ignored by the addicts.
What Attracts People To Crack Cocaine
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. As many people know, Cocaine is known as "rich man's drug" for its expensive price. On the contrary, crack is much more cheaper than Cocaine. The cost makes it more available to people especially in the more susceptible situations. Drug addiction is a very costly thing. It may cost someone hundreds or even thousands of dollar every week to keep it up. Drug users who are addicted to it feel like they can not live without it and feel the need of taking drug frequently. Most drugs are not cheap. Therefore, consuming drug is very expensive to maintain.
Statistics about crack abuse are just evaluations based on some available facts since crack is an illicit drug.
Getting Out Of Crack's Grip
Find the correct treatment can re-teach the brain to naturally produce dopamine again and return it to its natural, healthy self, without having to depend on crack Cocaine. The power to get your life in order again is in your hands, take action now.