Meth Can Cause Stroke Within Hours or Days Of Use.

For those drug abusers out there who see nothing wrong using , then be informed that it can lead to faster than you can imagined.

A fact that is being buttressed by a new from researchers in Australia.

“Methamphetamine users and their communities should be aware that stroke can occur in young people within hours or days of use, and also as a long-term consequence,” said lead study author Dr. Julia Lappin of the University of New South Wales in Australia.

“A key feature to look out for is the sudden development of a headache, which is often extreme,” Lappin said by email. “Other signs include confusion, numbness or loss of function down one side of the body, and problems with speech and vision.”

According to the study people using meth can suddenly develop hemorrhagic strokes, a less common type that is caused by a ruptured blood vessel in the .

So why don’t you stop now?

Because if you can stop the abuse now, you stand the chance of saving your very health before it is too late.

“The risk for stroke will almost certainly go down with abstinence,” said Dr. James Januzzi of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston.

“While it is hard to predict a longer term risk, given short term benefits from a heart and brain perspective, the faster a person can avoid use of methamphetamine, the better,” Januzzi, who wasn’t involved in the study, said by email.
SOURCE: Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, online August 23, 2017.

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