By Slaton C.
What are Stimulants?
A stimulant is a drug that affects the body by making
it work over time. A stimulant is also found in coffee and tea.
The user feels more energetic and excited. It works in short periods
Examples of Stimulants
The most popular stimulants are cocaine and methamphetines.
Others are nicotine, speed, and caffeine.
Slang words for Stimulants
Lots of slang words are used for stimulants. Some
of the most popular are coke, candy, crack, snow, meth, crystal, glass,
and hot ice. There are about 28 more that I can think of.
What is the problem with Stimulants?
Stimulants affect the heart by making the heart work
over time. Stimulants also affect your brain's award system, pulse
rate, and blood pressure. They make you throw up, lose your appetite,
and make you have chess pains. You lose control of your body, make
you have strokes, makes sleeping impossible, and severe mental problems.
These problems can be more affective depending on the users blood type.
When you try to stop, what happens?
When you try to stop, what happens? When you stop you sleep in longer
periods of time, you can be irritated easily, and be depressed.
What are symptoms of overdose?
Symptoms of overdose are: increased body
temperature, hallucinations (seeing things that are not there), possible
death, convulsions (violent shaking), or agitation (getting easily upset).
Possible Effects of Misuse
Possible effects of misusing stimulants are:
talking a lot, too much activity, being annoyed easily, nervousness, dilated
pupils, high blood pressure, long periods of not sleeping, and not feeling