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What makes methamphetamine so addictive?

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Asked: 2018-08-13 04:46:33
My sister says she can’t live without meth. I guess i’m just to young to understand it. Why is methamphetamine so addictive?


Answered: 2018-08-14 20:05:12

Addictions is not something easily understood sweety. It sounds like your sister could use some help, and maybe you as well so you can understand what is going on.


Answered: 2018-08-15 01:07:48

Methamphetamine increases the amount of the natural chemical dopamine in the brain. Dopamine is involved in body movement, motivation, and reinforcement of rewarding behaviors. The drug’s ability to rapidly release high levels of dopamine in reward areas of the brain strongly reinforces drug-taking behavior, making the user want to repeat the experience

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