Substance Abuse

Bath Salts vs. Meth

bath salts drug vs crystal meth

Bath salts are synthetic cathinones found in the khat plants. Methamphetamine, a stimulant with addictive properties, travels through the central nervous systems. Both drugs can cause dependence and increase the risk of overdose. If you notice signs of dependence, it is important to seek meth addiction treatment or bath salt addiction treatment. It is important to understand the differences between bath salts and meth, as well as their similarities and differences. This is especially true if one uses both substances.

What are Bath Salts used for?

Bath salts are usually sold in foil or plastic packages. If you’re curious about what bath salts look like you can recognize them by looking at a white powder or an off-white powder. People use the drug to get a psychedelic effect, which is when they feel a surge in their mood and lose their perception of reality.

Side effects of bath salt drug include:

  • Dizziness
  • Paranoia
  • Seizures
  • Vomiting
  • Heart attack
  • Panic attacks
  • Brain swelling
  • Manipulation of muscles
  • Hallucinations and delusions
  • Reality distortion

Bath salt abuse can be extremely dangerous and lead to serious long-term health problems, including death. If you experience any of these side effects, it is important to seek medical attention immediately.

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Side effects of methamphetamine

What does meth look and feel like? Methamphetamine comes in the form of a white crystal powder. It is similar to bath salts. Methamphetamine is often odorless and bitter tasting. It dissolves quickly in alcohol or water. Other colors include yellow-gray and orange as well as pink. Meth can be ingested orally as a pill, snorted, smoked, or injected.

Side effects of methamphetamine include:

  • Paranoia
  • Addiction
  • Dilated pupils
  • Stomach pain
  • Cognitive decline
  • Unregular heartbeat
  • High blood pressure
  • Anxiety or intense irritability
  • Trouble breathing and chest pains

It is important to study the effects of shake-and-bake meth. Also, it is possible for meth to be laced with other drugs which can lead overdose and death. Bath salt abuse and experimentation can lead to addiction, long-term dependence, and other health risks. To prevent overdose, addiction treatment is recommended after using meth.

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Our Addiction Treatment Centers can help you

All In Solutions can help you and your loved ones if they are struggling with addiction to methamphetamine. Talk to a professional if you’re experiencing signs of addiction such as lying, theft, feeling depressed or refusing social interaction as well as mood swings. We will provide you with a customized treatment plan to help you reach your recovery goals.

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