HARAREHere is what you need to know about the most talked-about drug in Zim Guka Makafela (Crystal Meth). Guka Makafela (Crystal Meth)
People use it to lose weight or ease depression and it is very addictive.
Effects of Crystal Meth
-body temperature rise so high they could pass out or even die
-user may feel anxious and confused, be unable to sleep, have mood swings, and become violent
-Looks can change dramatically. A user may age quickly. Their skin may dull, and they can develop hard-to-heal sores and pimples. They may have a dry mouth and stained, broken, or rotting teeth.
-They may become paranoid. They may hear and see things that aren’t there. -They may think about hurting themselves or others. They may also feel as though insects are crawling on or under their skin
-meth user is at higher risk for HIV/AIDS. -The drug can affect judgment and lessen inhibitions. Someone under the influence of the drug may be more likely to engage in risky behaviours, such as unsafe s.e.x
What Are the Signs Someone Is Using Meth?
-Not caring about personal appearance or grooming
-Obsessively picking at hair or skin
-Loss of appetite and weight loss
-Dilated pupils and rapid eye movement
Strange sleeping patterns — staying up for days or even weeks at a time
-Jerky, erratic movements; twitching; facial tics; animated or exaggerated mannerisms; and constant talking.
-Borrowing money often, selling possessions, or stealing
-Angry outbursts or mood swings
-Psychotic behavior, such as paranoia and hallucinations