Ecstasy Use, Abuse and Addiction


Ecstasy Use, Abuse and Addiction

Ecstasy is an addictive recreational synthetic drug made with stimulant and psychoactive properties which comes in a tablet or capsule. Ecstasy use among teens and young adults has remained consistent since it was first introduced as a recreational drug and the amount of young teens starting at age 12 trying ecstasy is startling.


If you have heard the names X, XTC, hug, beans, Adam or love drug, they are talking about ecstasy. Short-term affects of ecstasy include:

  • Mental stimulation
  • Emotional warmth
  • Physical energy
  • Sensory perception
  • Confusion

When an individual is driving or operating machinery while under the influence of ecstasy it can be dangerous to themselves and everyone around them.

Potential Long-Term Effects of Ecstasy Use

  • Nausea
  • Chills
  • Sweating
  • Clenching teeth
  • Blurred vision
  • Muscle cramps

Anyone who is addicted to ecstasy or knows someone that is using ecstasy should contact the nearest drug rehab center for professional help overcoming this addiction.

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