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The Effects of K2/Spice Abuse

Effects of K2/Spice Abuse

  With use of K2/Spice growing in popularity over the years, research is still being conducted to determine the full scope of effects associated with synthetic marijuana abuse. As with any other drug, extended use of synthetic marijuana can cause you to experience a great deal of adverse effects to your health and personal life. Synthetic marijuana can cause its users to experience mild to life-threatening effects such as severe agitation and anxiety, irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, seizures, hallucinations, and suicidal ideation. The drug can also cause its users to experience broken relationships, job loss and financial difficulties. Identifying the keystones of the symptoms of K2 addiction is critical to stave off permanent damage. Because of it's social status, many do not consider the addictive substance harmful.    [get-help]  

Common Short and Long Term Effects of Synthetic Marijuana Abuse

With there still being ongoing research on the effects of synthetic marijuana use, there is little information on some of the drugs effects. However, with the recent influx of synthetic marijuana-related emergency room visits, experts have observed a number of effects experienced and reported by those who suffered adverse effects in relation to synthetic marijuana use. Users of synthetic marijuana have commonly reported experiencing the following short and long term effects of synthetic marijuana misuse.
  • Hypertension
  • Tachycardia
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Agitation
  • Vomiting
  • Convulsions
  • Blurred vision
  • Panic attacks
  • Legal troubles
  • Seizures
  • Tremors
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart attack
  • Respiratory problems
  • Vital organ damage
  • Stroke
  • Self-injury
  • Suicidal ideations / attempts
  • Paralysis
  • Problems in interpersonal relationships
  • Family discord
  • Inability to fulfill role obligations
  • Academic failure
  • Loss of employment
  • Development of another mental health disorder
  • Increased risk for developing cancer
  • Coma
  • Death
  Above are just some of the reported effects of synthetic marijuana abuse, there are some which have yet to be discovered. With the unpredictability of the effects of synthetic marijuana abuse, users could experience life threatening effects with continued use. However, by making the choice to end your use of synthetic marijuana, you could help save your life from the detrimental effects of synthetic marijuana use.  

Don’t Let The Adverse Effects of K2/Synthetic Marijuana Ruin Your Life

Not only can a synthetic marijuana use problem affect your physical and psychological well being, it can also negatively impact your personal life including your relationship, career, and finances. Contrary to popular opinion, overdose from K2 is possible, and may cause long term effects. The short lived “rewarding” effects you may experience initially are not worth experiencing the detrimental effects of misusing synthetic marijuana. If you or a loved one have fell victim to the adverse effects of synthetic marijuana abuse, Harbor Village can help you recover the areas of your life which have been affected. Not only will we provide you with comprehensive synthetic marijuana addiction treatment to help heal the physical effects, we also offer services such as drug counseling and family therapy to help restore your psychological and social health.  

To get started with recovering your life from the detrimental effects of synthetic marijuana abuse, call our free and confidential 24/7 helpline today!


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