After the initial use of crack Cocaine, dependency can evolve and keep growing since that first high can't be reached with the same dose of the drug.
Crack Cocaine is a substance similar to mineral, which means it is strong and has a white colouration. To get crack Cocaine, which is its most potent form and looks like a crystal-like, sodium bicarbonate is combined with ammonia to form a paste, which is then left to dry so it can crystalize. It can be smoked by heating glass pipe, aluminium cans or foil to vaporize the "rock".
Crack Cocaine makes popping sound when being heated. Therefore, it is called crack Cocaine. Rock, candy, base, kryptonite, base, sleet, cookies or, simply, crack, are some of the synonyms for crack Cocaine.
Speak to us immediately when you, a family member, or a friend are hooked on crack Cocaine.
Crack abuse refers to the use of this prohibited substance regardless of frequency and instance. Inhalation being its favoured method of ingestion, its delivery to the brain s rapid. The duration of high is said to be very short lasting about 5-10 minutes.
Crack Cocaine is a highly risky drug because of its potency which makes lethal overdose a real possibility. There is no scale as how much is too much, hence even when experimenting one may easily overdoes.
The following the side effects of using crack Cocaine:
Hyperactivity. It also makes you feel so energetic.
The likelihood of the overdose is raised because the user will want to maintain the brief high, which prompts them to take more of the drug in large amounts.
Enlarged pupils and perspiration are warning signs of when one has taken too much. The ones who overdose will feel a high level of anxiety. Aggressiveness will also occur. Worse than that, seizures and/or hallucinations can affect the users too. Greater chances of lethal overdose by crack abuse have those addicts that also have high blood pressure or kidney problems.
Crack Cocaine Dependency
Ordinary Cocaine is far less addictive and strong than crack Cocaine. Even people who have never used crack before instantly become hooked, meaning a dependency can develop very quickly. The effect of crack Cocaine is very intense. It gives a very pleasing effect to the users. However, it lasts only for a very short time. Therefore, many people need higher dose of crack Cocaine to keep the effect going. As time goes by, the addict needs it just to feel like themselves again, and it is at this stage that the addiction has taken hold.
When the addiction grows within users, the dose of the crack Cocaine they need will always grow each passing day. They need more of crack Cocaine to be able to feel the effects. Thus, when crack Cocaine addicts try to leave their addiction, it is very difficult as they will struggle with the withdrawal symptoms. The addict's physiology is reconditioned to depend on crack for survival.
It is very hard to stop using crack because it creates extreme cravings, as well as undesirable withdrawal side effects that users want to avoid. Dangerous consequences of crack abuse are often ignored by the addicts.
What Attracts People To Crack Cocaine
Smoking of crack Cocaine is more likely done by existing Cocaine users. Many people have been addicted to Cocaine before they try crack out. Crack is more pocket friendly than cocaine which is why many addicts switch i.e. it's a more economical option. Because of its affordable price, it gives access to many people to get it. Many people who are addicted to drugs are having financial issues because most substances are expensive. Crack is surely 'a saviour' for those addicts who are struggling financially. However, a crack addiction can become a very expensive habit since addicts need bigger doses to maintain their high, which might end up costing them multiple hundreds or thousands of dollars per week.
The limited facts and figures available are the ones used to calculate the stats on its abuse because it is an illicit drugs.
Quitting The Crack Abuse
There is still hope of escaping from the clutches of Cocaine addiction and the best thing to do is to seek professional care. Step up and change your life now.