Addiction is a habit of activity; often injurious that involves the repetitive and excessive usage of some things or substances to attain certain ecstatic emotional feelings.
Drug addiction is a result of using chemical substances i.e. prescription medications and street drugs continuously and excessively. Heroin, also known as diamorphine is one of the most disingenuous and harmful drugs and has an extremely high potential for users to abuse it. This particular drug is mostly used for recreational purposes when its main intention was to act as a painkiller. Such drugs create delighted pleasure and happy feelings in our brain that users can soon become addicted to.
* According to this news site on addiction it is highly important to identify the addiction signs of Heroin and go for a suitable medical treatment.
One must understand that drug addiction does not mean that the person is morally weak or has no will power. Certain regular and continuous changes that occur in the human brain strongly probe the persons in using drugs more frequently. Without entering good quality treatment, drugs such as heroin destroy everything.
* Early identification always helps with better results.
* Find out how to identify and recognize the symptoms and addiction signs of Heroin.
Excessive usage of heroin increases the tolerance levels in users and also makes them dependent on others physically and psychologically. Below are a few changes that happen in heroin addicts that can help you in spotting whether your loved ones are really addicted to this dangerous drug.
There will be sudden and surprising changes in the addicts depending on their social life. They suddenly ignore their old friends and start associating with new friends. You can also find they feel less interested in those activities where they used to be very active and feel joy. The quality of work and the amount of time they spend on routine work gradually decreases. The appearance of the person changes; they don’t take care of their body and hygiene. There will be a significant reduction in their weight.
People who become addicted to heroin have narcotic characteristics as the drug is used as a painkiller. They spend most of their time sleeping and also become confused unbalanced and unstable when confronted. This addiction also develops depression, especially when the drug is not available. They become crazy, often cry, unable to control the emotions and sometimes they also attempt suicide.
Heroin addicted people sometimes go to great extents to keep the supplies of the drug sufficient by doing nasty things, like stealing or borrowing money from others and from home, and also, in some cases getting involved in certain criminal actions like prostitution. You can notice that some money and a few valuable things will be missing from home without any reason and trace.
Other common addiction signs of heroin include dryness in the mouth; constricted pupils in the eyes and the eyelids always indicate that they are sleepy. One can also notice the presence of needle marks on their arms.