Amphetaminesenteenshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/T-Amphetamines-enHD-AR1.jpgAmphetamines are stimulants that speed up brain and body functions. Find out how these drugs can affect you in this article for teens.study drugs, speed, uppers, dexies, dexy, bennies, benz, benzies, cartwheels, amps, crank, crosses, hearts, la turnaround, truck drivers, uppers, black beauties, sparkles, poppers, openers, wake ups, get ups, footballs, lightening, jelly bean, adderall, aderall, benzedrine, ritalin, stratera, strattera, concerta, dextrostat, dexedrine, procentra, vyvanase, Black Mollies, focalin, lisdexamphetamine, add, adhd, meth, amphetamines10/12/201505/02/201805/02/2018Steven Dowshen, MD05/01/2018a2dd5381-ade5-424f-a538-6a0c5a484747https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/amphetamines.html/<h3>What It Is:</h3> <p>Amphetamines are very addictive stimulants. They speed up functions in the brain and body. They come in pills or tablets. Prescription diet pills also fall into this category of drugs.</p> <h3>Sometimes Called:</h3> <p><span style="font-size: 1em;">speed, uppers, dexies, bennies, hearts, truck drivers</span></p> <h3>How It's Used:</h3> <p>Amphetamines are swallowed, smoked, snorted, or injected.</p> <h3>What It Does:</h3> <p>No matter how a person takes amphetamines, these drugs hit with a fast high, making the user feel powerful, alert, and energized.</p> <p>These "uppers" pump up heart rate, breathing, and blood pressure, and can also cause sweating, shaking, headaches, sleeplessness, and blurred vision.</p> <p>Long or lasting use may cause hallucinations and intense paranoia.</p> <p>Even after users stop taking amphetamines, they may still have problems such as aggression, anxiety, and strong cravings for the drugs.</p>AnfetaminasLas anfetaminas son estimulantes que aceleran las funciones del cuerpo y del cerebro. Aprende en este artículo para adolescentes, cómo estas drogas pueden afectarte.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/es/teens/amphetamines-esp.html/ad89dc76-2a8d-47d8-b767-6e8caeb43b22
CocaineCocaine is a powerful and highly addictive stimulant drug. Find out more about cocaine and its effects.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/cocaine.html/43a2d3e3-2b73-4892-9d3f-3b55ba2a9283
Dealing With AddictionFind out what you can do if you think you or a friend has a drug or alcohol addiction - from recognizing the warning signs to suggestions to help you stay clean.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/addictions.html/1bb39666-6df9-4f2a-b2ab-62dc486fd6f3
Drugs: What to KnowIt's not hard to find drugs, and sometimes it may seem like everyone's doing them or wanting you to do them. But there are downsides (and dangers) to taking drugs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/know-about-drugs.html/ebae1d42-3774-4b73-b613-e930c809dffa
KetamineKetamine is a fast-acting and powerful anesthetic that is often used as a date rape drug. Find out more in this article for teens.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/ketamine.html/1e9e4842-3e2d-4cc7-8814-1360208c2a02
Methamphetamine (Meth)Meth is a powerful stimulant drug that's extremely addictive and destructive. Find out how it works and why it's smart to avoid it.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/meth.html/abaac8d0-1de3-404b-b625-b5b3ffb7a29a
Prescription Drug AbuseThere are many downsides to experimenting with prescription drugs. Find out more in this article for teens.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/prescription-drug-abuse.html/8af1d296-b2d9-4a12-98c9-090df749289f
School CounselorsSchool counselors can give you all sorts of tips and support on solving problems and making good decisions. But how do you meet with a counselor and what is it like? Find out here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/school-counselors.html/5bda8647-47da-4249-bd91-9123ca104336
Study DrugsSome people use certain medicines without a prescription because they think these meds help with focus and concentration. If you've heard of "study drugs" and wonder if there are any risks, find out in this article for teens.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/study-drugs.html/41174dd4-0ae4-4848-a398-4b8c1a924cbe
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