The Pendleton Panther

The Dangers of Cocaine Use

Posted on: December 2, 2009

cocaine user

Cocaine is a very powerful stimulant drug that people can get easily addicted to. There are three ways to do cocaine, addicts can snort, inject or smoke it. This drug has so many side effects and consequences that affect people’s health.  For example:

  • Restlessness
  • Anxiety
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Damage to lungs
  • Possible heart attacks and strokes
  • Loss of appetite leading to bad nutrition and weight loss
  • Insomnia
  • Changes in blood pressure and heart rate

The side affects are dangerous and provide no gains. People should have no reason to do this harming drug. It can even cause bigger problems in health if you are addicted to it like seizures, respiratory effects, cardiovascular effects and many different heart diseases. People should be aware of what kind of consequences this drug has and not to have it. For young people who go out to night clubs and live in big cities, cocaine is commonly used. Do not get the idea that doing cocaine is cool because it looks disgusting!


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