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Heroin and the central nervous system

Discussion in 'Heroin' started by blastguardgear, May 11, 2015.

  1. blastguardgear

    blastguardgear Senior Contributor

    How does heroin affect the nervous system, like memory, mental health etc. And what is the effect? Thank for any info you can share.
  2. DCMY

    DCMY Member

    It basically blocks your nervous system. I mean if you want I can explain it in details but in the simplest forms it shuts down parts of your brain and does a lot of damage
  3. Totalarmordestine

    Totalarmordestine Senior Contributor

    Heroin effects the central nervous system by depressing it. Heroin depresses nerve transmission in sensory pathways of the spinal cord and brain that signal pain. This explains why heroin is such an effective pain killer. Heroin also inhibits brain centers controlling coughing, and breathing.