Stimulants, also known as Uppers, are a category of drugs that are used for increasing alertness, activity and energy. Many stimulant drugs are used in prescription medications to alleviate disorders or illnesses that affect the nervous system. Overuse or abuse of stimulant drugs can lead to addiction, resulting in a host of other physical and mental reactions and disorders.

How do Stimulants Work?

5 Classes of Stimulants

1. Caffeine

2. Nicotine

3. Cocaine

4. Methamphetamine

5. Prescription Stimulants

Short-term Side Effects of Stimulants

Long-term Risks and Dangers

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Long term use of stimulant drugs damages the central nervous system (CNS) by acting on the neurotransmitters in the brain, which creates an imbalance of neurotransmitters. To combat the effects of these dangerously addictive substances may not be easy, but you can overcome your addiction with treatment if you have the commitment to do so. At OC Revive, we believe that taking the first step of reaching out puts you on the road to recovery. Don’t hesitate to take that first step. Call us today at (800) 808 6757

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