Claire Njeri (Sweetwaters)

Hey everyone today i will be looking on the effect of drugs on the teeth. Teeth and Drug Use Drugs both prescription and illegal, can cause tooth effect.It is suggest that about 40 per cent of people take at least one type of medicine that could cause harm or injury to the teeth. Healthy teeth and gums depend on good oral hygiene, a little sugar diet, healthy saliva and frequent visits to the dentist. Prevention is better than cure. Illegal drugs can affect teeth and gums The regular use of...Read More...
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Hey everyone today I will be looking on how drug abuse put your body to risk. Drug abuse and addiction can alter almost every system in your body.Drugs alters feelings and moods, judgment, decision making, learning, and memory. But they can also affect other health problems like cancer; heart disease; lung disease; liver function; mental disorders; and harmful diseases such as HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, and tuberculosis. -Tobacco,increases risk of lung and heart diseases. -Inhalants spread harmful...Read More...
Last Reply By Dale William Ngatia (Thome) · First Unread Post
Drug abuse mostly affects the lung than any other organ.The effect of drug abuse on our lungs depends on two things: 1 chemical effect of the substance and 2 the method the drug is consumed. Both ways have an effect on the lungs, lung function and lung tissue. DRUG ABUSE: CHEMICAL EFFECT ON YOUR LUNGS Substances are chemicals and the substances we ingest, smoke or put into our body have an impact on our health. Any type of drug, from a prescription drug to street drugs and other illegal...Read More...
Last Reply By Roba Abduba (Tigithi) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone today i will be looking at the effect of drugs on the kidney.The effects of drug abuse can be seen in every part of the body, the mind, and the spirit as well. THE EFFECTS OF DRUG ABUSE ON YOUR KIDNEY The use of drugs can have a deep effect on any part of the body, many users may not know of the dangerous damage that can occur to the kidneys. As drugs are consumed by the body, they are cleaned by the kidneys. As these critical organs filter waste from the body, they are revealed...Read More...
Last Reply By Moses Muchiri (Tigithi) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone today I will be looking on the effect of drugs on the heart.Heart is a muscular organ that pumps blood to your body. Drugs that affect your heart system Certain drugs can increase your risk of developing heart-related problems. They include: Inhalants Cocaine Nicotine Heroin LSD MDMA Methamphetamine Marijuana Ketamine PCP Steroids What Do Drugs Do to Your Heart? The type of undeveloped heart problems depends on the drug itself, the length of drug use, the quantity of drug used,...Read More...
Last Reply By Agnes Naserian (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone today I will be looking on the effect of drugs on the liver.The liver is an organ that is located in the upper right hand side of the abdomen, mostly behind the rib. How do drugs cause liver disease? Drugs can cause liver disease in several ways. Some drugs are directly damaging to the liver; others are altered by the liver into chemicals that can cause injury to the liver directly or indirectly. There are three types of liver toxicity; dose-dependent toxicity, idiosyncratic...Read More...
Last Reply By Juliana Nunes (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone today i will be looking at reasons why teens abuse alcohol or drugs. One of the most challenging decisions, for an age group that is unready to make difficult choices, whether to start using alcohol or drugs. One is that, adolescence is a time of self-exploration. One could argue that it’s absolutely natural and normal to want to try new things, such as getting high or drunk for the first time. However, others would argue so wisely that adolescents, by virtue of their young age...Read More...
Last Reply By Caroline Lu (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone today i will be looking on the effect of drugs on the brain.The brain is wired in such a way that you incline to do it again. Life sustaining activities, such as eating, activate a circuit of specialized nerve cells experted to producing and regulating pleasure. One significant set of these nerve cells, which uses a chemical neurotransmitter called intropin, sits at the very top of the brainstem in the ventral tegmental area (VTA) . These intropin-containing neurons relay...Read More...
Last Reply By Wallace Wamboo (Tigithi) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone,today I will be looking to reason why people use drugs. Individuals use drugs for different reasons. Some people may use for more than one reason, while others may begin using for a particular reason (curiosity, pleasure, medical) and then continue using for another (relief, tension, escape). Below are some of the main reasons why people use drugs: 1: Curiosity Drugs are often topic of conversation and most people have friends or relationships that use them. As curiosity is part...Read More...
Last Reply By Angela Mukami (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
Hello everyone today i am going to look on illegal drugs worldwide Analysis examines the illegal drug trade and how it relates to culture, economic development, migration, international law, the environment health investment, technology, and terrorism. Trade in Illegal Drugs Trade in illegal drugs is approximated at five to six percent of the universal world trade, which is slightly larger than the combined global trade in agricultural products and cars. The UN estimates that the...Read More...
Last Reply By Dorcas Akinyi (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone today i am to looking at the effect of drugs on the body. Drug abuse and addiction can alter almost every system in your body. Drugs are probably known that they affect feelings and moods, judgment, decision making, learning, and memory. But they can also cause or increase other health problems like :cancer; heart disease; lung disease; liver function; mental illness and contagious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, and tuberculosis. Some of these effects happen when drugs are...Read More...
Last Reply By Dorcas Akinyi (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
hi everyone,today i am look on the impacts of drugs in the society. Substance addiction has acute impact not only on the individual, but those closest to them, and society as a whole. In the United States alone, substance addictions cost the government over 200 billion each year. These costs can be attributed to crime, disease, accidents, domestic violence, abuse, job loss, and homelessness. It is said that substance use causes one in four deaths and results in many economic and social...Read More...
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Types of drugs

Claire Njeri (Sweetwaters)
Hey everyone, i am going to look on the types of illegal drugs because we have many types of drugs that are affecting our country . Times are changing and it appears that certain drugs are slowly becoming legal in some places of the world .Types of commonly used drugs world wide: 1.Marijuana-It is obtained from a plant called cannabis sativa.It is usually smoked or swallowed.it causes heart attack after swallowing this drug in amount that are poisonous . 2.Opium- It is a narcotic drug that...Read More...
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