Amphetamine drugs are stimulant drugs that, when frequently abused, see individuals at risk of developing a stimulant use disorder (SUD).
Impairing the central nervous system, when amphetamine drugs, including prescription drugs, methamphetamine, ecstasy, and Adderall, are abused, messages between the brain and body speed up, leaving many feeling more alert and energetic.
While people of all ages are at risk of developing amphetamine addictions, the National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that adults between the ages of 18 and 25 are more likely to become addicted to amphetamine drugs.
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The Side Effects Associated With Amphetamine Addictions
Regrettably, amphetamine abuse and addictions come hand in hand with a wealth of health problems that are often irreversible.
From psychological impairments to physical illnesses, we have outlined just a number of the side effects associated with amphetamine addictions below.
- Chest pains
- Irregular heartbeat
- High blood pressure
- Dilated pupils
- Dry mouth
- Mood swings
- Unexplained aggression
- Lack of patience
- Inability to focus and concentrate
- Sudden spouts of energy
- Inability to relax
- Isolation from others
- Changes in your appetite
If you experience any of the side effects noted above, you must secure treatment as soon as possible. These indicate that an amphetamine dependency is drastically impairing the overall quality of your life. They also signal that your body and brain is unable to cope with the ramifications associated.
Treating Amphetamine Addictions
Sadly, as amphetamine abuse increases, many individuals put themselves at risk of developing an amphetamine dependency. Without treatment, amphetamine abuse intensifies, leaving many struggling with an addiction.
As touched on above, when treatment for a stimulant use disorder (SUD) is not secured, many also find themselves at risk of experiencing the side effects associated with amphetamine addictions.
If you have personally developed an amphetamine dependency, you may worry that there is little help and support available. However, this is not true.
Irrespective of whether you attend Asana Lodge, Cassiobury Court, Ocean Recovery or Nova Recovery for amphetamine addiction treatment, our team of medical professionals and recovery support workers will guide you through a personalised treatment programme to ensure that you have every chance of making a long-term recovery.
Although we are unable to ascertain the exact treatment you will need to overcome your amphetamine dependency prior to conducting a pre-admissions assessment, you will likely experience a medically induced detoxification and rehabilitation.
Completing a medically induced detoxification will encourage your brain and body to withdraw from amphetamines. Although this can often be unpleasant and cause withdrawal symptoms to arise, our medical teams will provide around the clock care to ensure that you remain comfortable at all times.
If you find that the withdrawal symptoms you encounter are intolerable, medication can be prescribed to alleviate the symptoms experienced.
Upon completing a medically induced detoxification, you will then commence rehabilitation. Consisting of various psychological, well-being and holistic therapies, rehabilitation will see you address your amphetamine addiction and ascertain the factors that have played a role in the development of your addiction.
Understanding what has caused your addiction to arise, you will then begin to work with our recovery specialists to create coping strategies that will mitigate your risk of relapsing in the future.
Aftercare Support Is Available For Amphetamine Addictions
As you progress through your personalised treatment programme, you may be under the impression that you will be left to continue to recover on your own upon leaving one of our rehab centres.
However, this is not true.
At Rehab Clinics Group, we provide 12-months of aftercare support to ensure that our clients have the best possible chance of making a long-term recovery.
Typically, aftercare support for amphetamine addictions includes weekly group therapy sessions. We can also provide one-to-one cognitive behavioural therapy and one-to-one dialectical behavioural therapy.
Recovering From An Amphetamine Addiction Requires Commitment
As you turn your thoughts to taking advantage of the amphetamine addiction treatment we can provide, it is vital to remember that recovering from long-term amphetamine abuse is not a quick fix.
Just as many other stimulant use disorders (SUD) require commitment, recovering from an amphetamine addiction does too.
Although you will probably complete a treatment programme within 90-days, your recovery will be lifelong.
Throughout your recovery, there will be times that you feel as though you cannot cope. There will also be times when you feel like giving in. However, by committing to your recovery, you will find that you can regain control of your life.
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