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6 months meth and brain

Discussion in 'Methamphetamine / Meth' started by leee, Apr 7, 2015.

  1. leee

    leee Member

    I been using 6 months of meth and I been is that enough time to cause irreversible brain damage is it for my brain to recover.
  2. JoshPosh

    JoshPosh Community Champion

    I'm not sure. But you can bet there is come damage on the molecular level that has been done. It might not be noticable, but there is something done on the minute level. I had friends that were on it for 4 or 5 months and they were already different from before the drugs. Another friend of mine was on it for a year, and he was totally different and at times delusional. So be careful.
  3. leee

    leee Member

  4. leee

    leee Member

    Thanks for the reply but when you said your friends became different after 4 or 5 months of use , in which way they became different?
  5. Charli

    Charli Community Champion

    There's probably some lasting effect there in some form or another, but I doubt it's anything major if you didn't abuse it too much over the course of those 6 months though of course I am no doctor so if you want to be sure then you should have yourself checked to have a more accurate picture of your situation.
  6. amethyst

    amethyst Community Champion

    Maybe the idea here is not to worry too much about the damage that has been done already but rather to focus on getting well and staying that way. Whatever has been done, has been done. Quitting meth is obviously the main priority, if you haven't stopped already. Getting support and education about the drug would be the next step. Concentrating on a healthy lifestyle with plenty of good food, exercise and communication with others will help you to get onto a different track.
  7. vegito12

    vegito12 Community Champion

    Meth is not a good thing, and the damage that is done cannot be changed and can afffect people also and it will be hard for the person to adjust to a normal life. I don't think some people, realize there will be bad consequences when it occurs and also the brain can lose the sense to think properly as well. Being around people and friends who are going to be a positive influence will be good for you and make some changes for the better as well.
  8. JoshPosh

    JoshPosh Community Champion

    For one, they couldn't look me in the eye when speaking to me. Their eyes were focused elsewhere or on the ground. They were once articulate, but now they speak under their breath and mumble. Their speech pattern changed, incomplete sentences.
  9. Sparkster

    Sparkster Community Champion

    Meth is neurotoxic so it causes some level of brain damage. However, that doesn't necessarily mean that you won't recover from short-term use. You said you were using it for six months but you didn't say how much you were consuming, how often you were consuming it and the method you were using to consume it. I seriously doubt there is any serious damage done just yet but if you've got any sense and you are seriously concerned then you won't ever touch the stuff again.
  10. keekz38

    keekz38 Member

    From the first time you use, your body changes. Anything you put into your body, has a direct effect on it. Since you're inhaling it, it goes into your lungs and populates the same air that supplies your brain with oxygen. Definitely be careful.