• Ecstasy And Addiction Club Drug
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    Club Drugs: Ecstasy In developing prevention efforts that target young people, prevention managers must design strategies to counter the increasing use and widespread availability of the club drug Ecstasy. Known as "the party drug," Ecstasy is both a stimulant and a hallucinogen, and its effects are potentially life-threatening. Because it is inexpensive and easily accessible, Ecstasy is gaining in popularity. As reported in the Monitoring the Future Study (National Institute on Drug Abuse [NIDA...
  • Drugs During Pregnancy Birth Defects
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    In October 1999, the British medical journal The Lancet published the paper "Congenital anomalies after prenatal ecstasy exposure," reporting infants born to mothers who used MDMA (ecstasy) during pregnancy are at increased risk of congenital birth defects. This letter was covered widely by the press. There is an earlier study that was conducted in the Netherlands which failed to see any dramatic problems in 49 pregnancies (leading to 40 live births). It was referenced in the Lancet article, in ...
  • Mental Effect Drug Xtc Effects
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    ECSTASY Finally, one single dose of a simple small pill to end all of your worries and make you happy as if all were right in the world. This is the common perception most get when they are under the hypnotic trance of what is called Exstacy. Exstacy is a pill, a drug, above any other of its kind, specially formulated to encourage the user psychologically, everything is good, and love is in the air, no worries, no sorrow, that everything is perfect because the feeling is perfect. Physically, how...