Ecstasy

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What is ecstasy?

Ecstasy is a synthetic, psychoactive drugs that is similar the methamphetamine.  It is used very commonly as a rave drug.  In 2003, 470,000 people in the US had used ecstasy in the past 30 days.  Therefore, it is a widely used drug.

How is ecstasy used?

Ecstasy is taken orally.

What are the short term effects of ecstasy use?

Ecstasy causes many people to feel relaxed, upbeat, and more sociable.  However, there are many negative side effects such as confusion, anxiety, sleeplessness, paranoia, nausea, chills, sweating, blurred vision, depression, and aggression.

What are the long term effects of ecstasy use?

There is much research that points to the fact that even using ecstasy a few times can cause serious brain damage.