The Impact of Addiction Can Be Far-Reaching
- Cardiovascular disease.
- Hepatitis B and C.
- Lung disease.
- Mental disorders.
What are the diseases caused by drugs?
You probably know that drugs affect feelings and moods, judgment, decision making, learning, and memory. But they can also cause or worsen other health problems—cancer; heart disease; lung disease; liver function; mental disorders; and infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, and tuberculosis.
What drugs are used to treat diseases?
“And second, because a drug has led the way, showing it is possible to treat a disease.
Here are some of the notables:
- L-dopa. “When it came out it was such a wonder drug for people with Parkinson’s disease,” Stone says.
- The Capsule.
- HIV Drugs.
What are common drugs?
What are the most commonly used drugs
- Nitrites, poppers.
- Magic mushrooms.
How does substance abuse affect health?
These health effects may occur after just one use. Longer-term effects can include heart or lung disease, cancer, mental illness, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, and others. Long-term drug use can also lead to addiction. Drug addiction is a brain disorder.