Ecstasy

ecstasyEcstasy, or MDMA, has a reputation for being a party drug, but the short and long term risks and side effects can be anything but a good time. Prolonged use of Ecstasy is also associated with the risk of longer-term problems with memory and learning.

A commonly used drug today and regarded as a party-starter, MDMA (methylenedioxy-methamphetamine) is a synthetic, mind-altering drug that acts as both a stimulant and hallucinogenic. Sometimes other chemicals, such as caffeine, amphetamines, PCP, or even cocaine, are added to or substituted for MDMA, so purity is never guaranteed. You may hear this drug referred to by various names, including: Molly, XTC, Adam, Eve, clarity, hug, beans, love drug, lovers’ speed and uppers.

Aftereffects of Ecstasy Use:

Once the initial effects of Ecstasy wear off, aftereffects reported by some users are both psychological and Continue Reading