• What is Ecstasy

    What is Ecstasy.pdf   Ecstasy, or methylene-dioxymethyl amphetamine (MDMA), is an illegal drug that acts as both a stimulant and hallucinogen, producing an energizing effect, as well as distortions in time and perception and enhanced enjoyment from tactile experiences. Typical More >>
  • How Does Ecstasy Affects

    How Does Ecstasy Affects.pdf   MDMA exerts its primary effects in the brain on neurons that use the chemical (or neurotransmitter) serotonin to communicate with other neurons. The serotonin system plays an important role in regulating mood, aggression, sexual activity, sleep, and sensi More >>
  • Is Ecstasy Addictive

    Is ecstasy addictive.pdf   Ecstasy users may encounter problems similar to those experienced by amphetamine and cocaine users, including addiction. In addition to its seemingly rewarding effects, ecstasy’s psychological effects can include confusion, depression, sleep problems, anx More >>
  • Long and Short-Term Effects

    Long and Short-term Effects of Ecstasy.pdf   While it is not as addictive as heroin or cocaine, ecstasy can cause other adverse effects including nausea, hallucinations, chills, sweating, increases in body temperature, tremors, involuntary teeth clenching, muscle cramping, and blurred vision. Ecstas More >>
  • Risks Of Ecstasy

    Risks of ecstasy.pdf   Taking ecstasy involves some risks. Here’s what it could do to you: • There’s no way of telling what’s in ecstasy until you've swallowed it. There may be negative side effects from other drugs and ingredients added to the E. More >>
  • Overcoming Ecstasy

    Overcoming ecstasy.pdf   Ecstasy is a highly addictive drug - about 43% of users meet the criteria for drug dependence, according the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Ecstasy users who attempt to stop taking the drug often experience intense withdrawal symptoms that make quittin More >>
  • Side Effects of Ecstasy Abuse

    Side Effects of Ecstasy Abuse.pdf   When ecstasy is abused, there are many side effects that are normally experienced. The side effects are not uniform for all individuals but are vary according to the genetic make-up of the individual as well as the dosage of the drug that was ingested. Ec More >>
  • Ecstasy and the brain

    Ecstasy and the brain.pdf   MDMA affects the brain by increasing the activity of at least three neurotransmitters (the chemical messengers of brain cells): serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine. Like amphetamines, MDMA causes these neurotransmitters to be released from their stora More >>
  • Ecstasy Myths

    Ecstasy Myths.pdf   Myth: MDMA’s colour and appearance is indicative of the pill’s contents Conversely, the colour and/or appearance of any ecstasy pill is completely meaningless. Ecstasy pills are bought and sold on the black market in varying colours and dosages. Law enfo More >>
  • Ecstasy and Depression

    Ecstasy and Depression.pdf   Many people report feeling depressed after taking ecstasy. Most often this depression is mild and lasts only a day or two. However, some regular users report feeling depressed for much longer periods of time after taking E, particularly if they use it fre More >>