The body of the user will tend to crave more crack at it develops tolerance from initial use to achieve the high.
It is termed a hard rug due to its make up but appearance can be deceiving, it is white, the colour of purity but it is far from it. Crack cocaine is laboratory manufactured made by mixing baking powder or ammonia into cocaine powder. While others use aluminium wrapping or tin cans (for soft drinks) to evaporate and then smoke it, most people use a pipe made of glass.
When it is being evaporated, it cracks and pops, and that is how the name, crack Cocaine, was derived. It however has many aliases but do not be fooled, whichever name it goes by it is still the same notorious drug.
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Crack Cocaine is an illegal drug. Therefore, any use of crack Cocaine is taken as an abuse. People consume Cocaine by smoking it so it reaches brain quicker than snorting it. As a result, it makes the user very high in a very short moment. It's feel-good effect is however fleeting.
Being very potent and the duration of the high in this form, the user is more likely to overdose. Crack Cocaine is highly dangerous. Even for the first timer, they can overdose at their first trial.
The very short-lived high of smoking Cocaine pushes the abuser to take more and more of crack making him/her more exposed to overdosing.
Enlarged pupils and perspiration are warning signs of when one has taken too much. Delusions and / or paranoia, violence, and fits are symptoms of someone who is experiencing an overdose. Greater chances of lethal overdose by crack abuse have those addicts that also have high blood pressure or kidney problems.
Dependency To Crack
Crack is a much stronger substance than regular Cocaine. It is also far more addictive than regular Cocaine. Some users can even become dependent after the initial use, which means that the crack dependency grows fast. The short duration of crack Cocaine high drives the user to take more and more of the substance to prolong the high. 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.
From there it is a vicious cycle of highs and lows and more use rendering one a slave to the drug. The unnatural increased secretions of dopamine when smoking crack triggers the declined normal production of the body prompting the user to crave more of the substance.
The craving is what makes it the most difficult when they try to be clean. Some users also just want to avoid the hardship of withdrawal by coming back to the drugs. Most of the crack Cocaine users are aware of the negative impacts the substance may cause in their life and body. The worst part is they choose to be ignorant to it and keep consuming it.
What Attracts People To Crack Cocaine
Crack is mostly consumed by those who has been drug users for some time. Addicts with Cocaine dependency problems are more likely to become crack users. Crack is more pocket friendly than cocaine which is why many addicts switch i.e. it's a more economical option. That is why almost anyone who can't afford the rich man's drug is able to buy crack Cocaine. At a glance crack is cheap but in real sense given the number of hits an addict needs to survive there is nothing economical to it.
The Data On Crack Use
There is barely any data on rack abuse given its illicit nature.
How To Break An Addiction To Crack
While using crack, your mindset has been changed completely into thinking that you can not be 'normal' without it or that you can not be happy without it. Let it be known to you that that mindset can be turned around into its normal state. The only way to do it is to be drug free by following proper treatment. The power to get your life in order again is in your hands, take action now.