Ecstasy Addiction and Abuse in Plymouth Devon

Knowing Ecstasy Mdma And Molly

MDMA is an addictive drug used by people of all ages but mostly popular among young people it also goes by its street names such as Ecstasy or Molly. It is very addictive and usually when misused results in dangerous life-damaging side effects.


The drug, 3,4 methylenedioxy-methamphetamine is popularly known as MDMA and has a form that is known as Ecstasy. Categorized as a stimulant with likely hallucinogenic features, it is an illegal manufactured drug. MDMA has other names such as Molly. Both Ecstasy and molly are produced from MDMA, whilst molly is formed in a white powders or crystallized element, Ecstasy characterizes in the popularly known form of a capsule.


Albeit molly is promoted as an unadulterated type of MDMA, there is no chance for clients to realize what's in it.


When the drug is manufactured, either as Ecstasy or Molly, it can be laced with other drugs such as

  • Cocaine
  • LSD
  • Heroin
  • Amphetamine
  • Caffeine
  • Rat poison

MDMA in its original form is hard to obtain. Major amounts of the drug are smuggled from Canada into the US. MDMA has no documented medical application and is categorized as a Schedule I Controlled Substance; a drug with a high probability for abuse and no currently accepted medical use. If you or someone you think about has an issue with Ecstasy, reach us now for assistance.


The Symptoms Of Ecstasy Abuse

Ecstasy can affiliate feelings of happiness and over friendliness. The users senses of sight, sound, smell and touch is increased by these drugs. Because of the increase of feelings in people, people who visit parties and clubs usually go along with the usage of molly and Ecstasy.

The impacts of Ecstasy use include

  • Intoxication
  • Super Sensitivity
  • A peaceful and relaxed nature
  • Prolonged energy
  • Understanding for others
  • Lessened self-consciousness

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Common to most drugs, Ecstasy and molly trick the brain's system of pleasure and affects the standard dosages of dopamine. The euphoria and sense of well-being "high" created by the drug are only for a few hours, then follows the crash "low" that goes on for many days.

The use of Ecstasy is against the law and is called abuse of the drug. Some people are ignorant of the fact that not all forms of molly and Ecstasy has MDMA. From time to time, MDMA is switched with paramethoxyamphetamine (PMA). MDMA and PMA may have the same effect on the user although it takes longer time for users to feel the impact of PMA. Overdose is a serious consideration as it has a much lower lethal dose, users consume an increased amount to get the feeling they get from MDMA.


Using Ecstasy in excess of the dosage for personal enjoyment constitutes as excessive use of the substance. Overdosing on Ecstasy will result in seizures, foaming at the mouth and high body temperature. Complications that arise from these are heatstroke or worsening of an existing heart problem; either or both can lead to death.

Ecstasy Mdma Dependence

Knowing that you or someone close to you is addicted to Ecstasy is a hard realization because the drug does not have clear withdrawal effects and is commonly taken by the younger generation. Regardless of the lack of symptoms to prolonged use of Ecstasy can lead to dependence issues. Despite being aware of the consequences of abusing the drug, they will continue to use it due to addiction. Addicts can often find themselves being dependent on Ecstasy, even if it is not the only drug they are taking, causing a multiple level of drug addiction problems.

You know are addicted to Ecstasy when you cannot voluntarily stop taking it. Other criteria includes building a resistance to Ecstasy, investing a phenomenal measure of time and effort attempting to get it and using a greater amount of it than expected. Learn more on how to Identify an Addiction


Ecstasy And The Use Of Other Drugs

Ecstasy is most popular among college students, especially at parties, raves and concerts. Nearly 1 out of every 10 college students have experimented with the drug as shown by studies, The rates of polydrug abuse are far greater among Ecstasy users than other groups of drug users.

One particular study shows that a staggering 98% of college students that had taken Ecstasy had also tried marijuana. Other case studies have also shown that Ecstasy Addicts are a lot more likely to abuse other drugs such as Cocaine, heroin, inhalants and LSD.

Treating An Ecstasy Addiction

If you or someone you know is suffering from the side effects of using Ecstasy, help is available. Give us a call, we will inform you more about how to handle cases where Ecstasy is being abused.