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Cocaine Abuse Treatment

Overdose deaths involving cocaine continue to rise.  Frequently cocaine is taken with other substances like benzodiazepines, that have the potential for overdose themselves.

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SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF COCAINE ABUSE

Cocaine affects the physical, mental, emotional, psychological, and spiritual aspects of wellbeing.  Comprehensive medically supportive treatment is the most effective course of treatment or a person trying to overcome an addiction to this dangerous drug.

Physical symptoms include:

  • Weight loss
  • Sleep deprivation
  • Trembling and shaking
  • Dehydration
  • Elevated body temperature
  • Increased agitation
  • Hyperactivity
  • Cold-like symptoms
  • Nosebleeds
  • Muscle tics/spasms
  • Changes in concentration and focus

Psychological and Behavioral Symptoms:

  • Social isolation
  • Hiding drug use from others
  • Impulsiveness
  • Interpersonal relationship problems
  • Violent behaviors
  • Aggression
  • Risky sexual behaviors
  • Repetitive behaviors
  • Disorganized thoughts
  • Paranoia

USA Addiction wants to help you every step of the way when finding a substance abuse treatment program.  We work with national and state accredited addiction treatment centers that provide evidence based treatment and multiple treatment tracks.

We take pride in finding the perfect substance abuse treatment program for each individual that contacts us.  We take an in-depth look at your situation and formulate with you a personalized treatment plan that suits your specific needs.

The Effects of Cocaine

Upon using cocaine the user receives an extreme high of Euphoria feeling alert and productive.  A boost of energy that will make you think you can take on the world is included.  The high is short lived.  Cocaine inebriation lasts around 30 minutes, then you crash and you crash hard. You immediately crave the drug again.  You build up a tolerance to using it very quickly.  The line of cocaine you snorted the first time does not have the same effect on you and you have to now snort 2 or 3 lines of cocaine to achieve the same high you received before.  You are essentially chasing a high you will never catch.  

Other effects of cocaine:

  • Extreme paranoia
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Irritability
  • Muscle twitches or tremors
  • Violent behavior
  • Extreme depression
  • Insomnia
  • Stroke
  • Heart attack
  • Seizures
  • Death, even from one time

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The Cocaine High

When using cocaine the levels of dopamine in the brain increase.  Dopamine is a natural chemical messenger in the brain circuits that control pleasure and movement.  Basically, dopamine is your brain’s reward center.  For example, you smell pizza or some other food you really like, dopamine is released letting your body know that you are about to receive a reward for eating this pizza.  The dopamine then recycles back into the cell that releases it.  With cocaine, the dopamine is blocked from being recycled.  The dopamine floods the brain and causes the cocaine high.

The Next Step

Cocaine addiction treatment is available and if you are willing.  There are many methods of recovery from cocaine.  Cognitive-behavioral therapy seems to be the most effective in preventing a cocaine relapse.  Your behavior has a lot to do with the recovery process and learning therapy techniques will help you in dealing with the rash of emotions you will be dealing with on a daily basis.  Call now at 888-365-0665 to help you find the cocaine treatment center that fits your individual needs.

Addiction Counselors and Coaches are available to help you understand our Entire Addiction Process.

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