• Cocaine and the Nervous System

    Cocaine and the Nervous System.pdf   By Elizabeth Damore All drugs have a negative effect on the nervous system, but few can match the dramatic impact of cocaine. Cocaine is one of the most potent, addictive, and unpredictable recreational drugs, and thus can cause the most profound and irr More >>
  • What is Cocaine

    What Is Cocaine.pdf   Cocaine is a bitter, addictive pain blocker that is extracted from the leaves of Erythroxylon coca, also known as the coca scrub, a plant that comes from the Andean highlands in South America. Cocaine is the most powerful stimulant of natural origin. The More >>
  • Teen Cocaine Use

    Teen Cocaine Use.pdf   Cocaine is not one of the more widely abused drugs by teenagers, but teen cocaine abuse does exist. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, about six million people over the age of 12 have used cocaine at least once in the past year. 3.4% of 10 More >>
  • Cocaine Effects

    Cocaine Effects.pdf   The effects of cocaine can be extremely detrimental on the body, and the consequences related to cocaine effects can eventually lead to permanent damage, addiction and death. While each person who uses this drug reacts to it differently, there are two dis More >>
  • How Addictive is Cocaine

    How addictive is cocaine.pdf   Animal laboratory studies have demonstrated how addictive cocaine can be. Animals will work much more persistently for a cocaine bar than any other drug, even opiates. Addicted humans eventually prefer taking cocaine to any other activity - their lifestyl More >>
  • Risks Of Taking Cocaine

    Risks of taking cocaine.pdf   There are many serious risks with taking cocaine. Here’s what it could do to you. • Crack and cocaine users have died from overdoses. High doses can raise the body's temperature, cause convulsions and heart failure. Risk of overdosing increases if crack More >>
  • Signs of Cocaine Abuse

    Signs of Cocaine Abuse.pdf   When a person is compulsively seeking and using cocaine, despite some or all of these negative consequences, they probably are becoming a cocaine addict. Here are some of the warning signs that someone might be using and or abusing cocaine or crack cocain More >>
  • How To Quit Cocaine

    How to quit cocaine.pdf   Because of the euphoria created by cocaine, it is a difficult drug to quit. Typically, cocaine addicts are experiencing detrimental health effects, ruined finances and broken relationships before they begin to look for ways to learn how to quit cocaine. T More >>
  • Treatment for Cocaine Abuse

    Treatment for Cocaine Abuse.pdf   An enormous increase has occurred in the number of people seeking treatment for cocaine addiction during the 1980s and 1990s. Treatment providers report that cocaine is the most commonly cited drug of abuse among their clients. The majority of individuals More >>
  • Cocaine - Withdrawal Symptoms

    Cocaine withdrawal symptoms.pdf   When one stops using alcohol, or drugs like heroin, physical symptoms often exert themselves. Shaking and vomiting are common when one stops abusing other substances. With cocaine, while some people do experience these physical symptoms, they are not very More >>