Drugs Essay

541 WordsSep 18, 20133 Pages
There are many kinds of drugs. Each has different function and affection to the human body. The most common ones are opium, heroin, methamphetamine (ice), morphine, marijuana, cocaine and those narcotic drugs and psychotropic drugs that can make people addicted to them. Some can give hallucinations to human; some can give analgesic and hypnotic affection, however, long- term use can cause mental- disorder, also damage the body’s immune system. Overdose can cause serious diseases and death. The dangers of drugs use on human physically and mentally include physical dependence on the drug. Drugs act on the human body, cause the body to produce adaptive changes in physical form under the action of the drug to a new equilibrium. Once stopped using drug, physiological function disorder occurs, a series of serious reactions occurs, known as withdrawal reactions, this made people feel very painful. Drug users in order to avoid withdrawal symptoms, they must be taking drugs regularly and constantly increase the dose; this made drug addicts never leave the drugs. Once they stopped there will be unrest, anxiety, nausea, abdominal pain, and headache etc.. These affections made the victim suffer and become irrational. The harm of drug use on society is also a huge problem. Harm on family is a big part, if there is a drug addict in the family, family is not family anymore. As the drug user in self- destruction, they also harm their family to break apart, made them into financial bankruptcy, relatives discrete or even form the dangerous position of ruin and death. Substantial damage to the society is huge. Drug use first lead to physical illness that affects the production, followed by the huge losses in social wealth. While drug related activities also caused environmental degradation, reducing the human living space. Drug activities disrupt public orders. Drug related activities

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