Using Adderall and Weed Together & Health Risks
Many people use Adderall for different reasons. We are going to take a closer look at Adderall health effects. A few question we will answer is how did Adderall become so available? What is the known health risk associated with using Adderall? What is the side effects of using Adderall and Weed together?
The Introduction OF Adderall
Adderall has become the go to drug for many people dealing with ADD or ADHD. The problem is that ADD & ADHD symptoms are easy to fake making it simpler to get a prescription. College students have figured this out. As well as parents, all across America parents are also asking for Adderall for their children. A recent survey shows parents expect Adderall to help improve their kid’s grades and performance. Prescriptions given out for Adderall increased 46% between 2002 and 2012. In 2011 over 50 million prescriptions were prescribed. A University Survey asked students if you were prescribed Adderall again, would you use it? The response was a 96% yes. Adderall is now considered the go to drug to pull an all nighter. With a breakdown of 78% of women indicating they would use Adderall again. While 85% of men said, they would use Adderall again. So with the growing public consumption of Adderall what are the health risk associated with extended use?
Effects Of Adderall On The Body
Adderall Is categorized as Schedule II Drug, which means there is a high risk for abuse and addiction. Adderall works by increasing the neurotransmitter norepinephrine and dopamine in the brain. This chemical reaction in the body elevates your mood while also boosting energy. Adderall gives you the ability to focus on whatever task at hand. There are short-term and long-term effect of Adderall.
The short run effect of smoking weed on Adderall could be a loss of appetite, difficulty sleeping, increased blood pressure and irritability.
The long-term effects of Adderall use, people can become physically and psychologically addicted to Adderall. The perception that Adderall helps increase your chances to succeed or carry out a task, also makes it hard just to stop.
Prolong use of Adderall has the potential to damage your kidneys. Adderall has the potential to cause a break down of muscle tissue which floods the kidneys with toxins. These toxins could cause your kidneys to shut down. Other physical side effects of Adderall according to the American Addiction Center.
American Addiction Center effects of Adderall on the body
- Physical damage to the brain and internal system and organs
- The bodies natural production of dopamine is decreased, which causes low moods and trouble feeling pleasure.
- Abuse has the potential to cause psychosis and schizophrenia-like symptoms; these symptoms could include a paranoid delusion, hallucinations and a behavioral imbalance.
- Anxiety and panic attacks have also been documented in patients with long term use
Adderall and Weed Used Together
According to the center of Adderall abuse and treatment. Smoking weed on Adderall has different side effects. One is your marijuana high will feel increased with Adderall. The risk associated with using Marijuana and Adderall are heart attacks, strokes, lung cancer and weakening your immune system.
Survey By Drug Form Weed and Adderall User Experiences & Thoughts
User One- I believe marijuana to be safe to consume with Adderall. People who have tried it together know the euphoric effect of the combination. The Adderall cancels out the mental dumbing caused by weed.
User Two- Weed and Adderall together are safe. It’s known more dangerous than taking amps. I think it’s counter productive but harmless.
User Three- Smoking weed on Adderall lowers my nervousness from the Adderall. However, some people may experience an increase in anxiety.
User Four- I believe if you have ADHD avoid smoking pot, it may feel good together, but that will not help your symptoms.
Currently, there is not a lot of research and data on the effects of weed and Adderall. There is a need for a more clinical trial to study the effects of marijuana and Adderall. In conclusion, if you decide to use weed and Adderall be careful and use both in moderation.
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