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Symptoms of Meth Use
10 years of meth use
Meth Sores
Bad teeth caused by meth
Necrotic Arm
Rotting teeth caused by Meth use
Common Users of Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine is used by:
  • Blue collar workers who work extra shifts
  • Females who want to lose weight
  • Athletes and students for heightened physical and mental performance
  • People wanting to stay energized at rave parties and other social activities

Effects on the Meth User
Methamphetamine effects on the user:
  • Anxiousness
  • Delusions of grandeur
  • Disturbed sleep
  • Excessive excitation
  • Excessive talking
  • False sense of confidence and power
  • Increased sexual cravings
  • Irritability
  • Loss of social life
  • Memory loss
  • Nervousness
  • Panic
  • Severe depression
  • Uninterested in family and friends
  • Uninterested in food

Short Term & Long Term Effects
Short Term
  • Acne, sores, crank bugs
  • Aggressive / violent behavior
  • Bad teeth
  • Body odor
  • Convulsions, twitching, jerking
  • Dry, itchy skin
  • Extreme rise in body temperature
  • False sense of well-being
  • Hallucinations
  • Impaired speech
  • Increased heart rate
  • Increased muscle tension
  • Insomnia / exhaustion
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • Paranoia
  • Pupil dilation

Long Term
  • Abuse and addiction
  • Collapsed veins, track marks, bruises
  • Coma
  • Death
  • Fatal kidney and lung disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Liver and brain damage
  • Loss of pleasure
  • Malnutrition
  • Nasal damage
  • Permanent psychological conditions
  • Respiratory disorders
  • Severe weight loss
  • Stroke