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Signs of Cocaine Use
Detecting the signs of cocaine use in the initial stages of use can be difficult. Cocaine is a stimulant that targets some of the major organs of the body such as the brain and the heart. Cocaine is a strong central nervous system stimulant that interferes with the process of dopamine, which is a chemical messenger that is located in the area of the brain that is associated with pleasure and movement. When an individual uses cocaine, dopamine is released as part of the brain's reward system and is involved in the euphoric high that characterizes cocaine consumption. Evidence from recent scientific studies indicates that the powerful neuropsychological reinforcing property of cocaine is responsible for an individual's continued use, despite harmful physical and social consequences that occur in relation to their addiction.
Some of the signs of cocaine abuse are restlessness and insomnia, a decrease in appetite, and very high energy levels and extreme euphoria, followed by severe depression, paranoia, and anxiousness. Other signs of cocaine use can include dilated pupils, an increase in body temperature, blood pressure and heart rate, panic, fast talking, and a runny or bloody nose. Rapid breathing, a high increase in pulse rate and sudden hypertension can occur when an individual injects cocaine, which is also known as 'slamming'. A cocaine user can experience seizures if they use it in high doses or if they have experience a reaction to the drug.
Other signs of cocaine use can include the paraphernalia that is associated with the use of the drug, such as spoon-like items for snorting it, mirrors and razor blades that are used to cut the powder into thin lines, rolled bills that are used for snorting and bottles with lids that are often used for storing the small plastic packets that contain the drug. Another more obvious sign of cocaine use is white powder being seen on a user's face or on items of their clothing.
The most common sign in long-term cocaine use points to the habitual use of the drug. People develop these symptoms because of the increasing urge to return to the pleasure that was felt the first time that they used cocaine, by increasing the dosage. The long terms signs of cocaine abuse include irritability, frequent and sometimes violent mood swings, and hallucinations.
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