Ecstasy, also known as MDMA, is one of the most commonly used harmful drugs. How does the drug affect the brain and body, and what are the long-term repercussions associated with its use?
- Ecstasy is a drug taken in tablet form.
- Ecstasy is a stimulant and mild hallucinogen and it causes the brain to release serotonin.
- Ecstasy raises the heart rate and body temperature.
- Long-term use of ecstasy may damage the nervous system, kidneys, liver and heart.
Ecstasy is produced in a lab from many substances and is chemically known as MDMA.
Ecstasy is a white powder, but as a drug it is commonly taken in tablet form.
It is often mixed with caffeine and amphetamines, but can also contain any number of substances from talcum powder to rat ...
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