Meth develops a feeling of euphoria and increased energy along with reduced appetite according to meth users. According to Medical Daily, (www.medicaldaily.com) meth has been linked to diseases of aging, such as coronary atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) and pulmonary fibrosis (scar tissue in the lungs).
The study shows that meth creates abnormalities in the fat metabolism of cells, triggering an increase in a type of molecule that promotes cell death.
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If you know someone who is on meth, you can go to the Snohomish County Human Services web page for referrals.
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