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cocane abuse2019-05-28T06:49:29+00:00

 COCAINE ABUSE

CONDITION
Cocaine is an illegal drug which can give a powerful ‘high’ that can leave you feeling really down. All types of cocaine are extremely habitual and the weakness can take hold very quickly indeed. Taking cocaine is a very dangerous activity with a series of risks both in the short and long term.

SIGNS OF COCAINE USAGE

SHORT TERM
Physical symptoms/risks:

  • Dilated pupils, fast heart rate, constricted blood vessels, heart attack
  • Runny nose, nosebleeds, track marks, burns

Dangerous behavior under the influence, resulting from:

  • Euphoria, exuberance, overconfidence
  • Aggressiveness, paranoia
  • Delusions, hallucinations

LONG TERM
Physical symptoms/risks:

  • Poor judgment
  • Depression
  • Irritability, mood swings
  • Agitation, nervousness
  • Intense craving
  • Need for increasing  amounts/frequency
  • Apathy, exhaustion, sleeping a lot
  • Tiredness but difficulty in sleeping
  • Financial concerns

TREATMENTS FOR COCAINE ABUSE

  • Psychological Therapies

  • Talking Therapies

  • Specialist Drugs Counselling

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy

TMS TREATMENT for Cocaine abuse

mindfulTMS believe that TMS – Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation could offer an alternative treatment option for cocaine abuse. Transcranial magnetic stimulation works directly on the associated areas of the brain and has shown excellent results in a variety of treatment areas.

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