Besides noting the collagen buildup in meth users, researchers found similar levels in mice exposed to meth.
They also saw indications that meth may cause structural changes in heart muscle by inhibiting a specific receptor in the heart.
This indicates a serious and critical health problem due to the addictive properties of METH.
Relapse to drug use is the most critical challenge in treating addiction.
He said seminars would also be held in educational institutions to sensitise students to the harms of crystal meth.
In one clip titled "West Virginia meth man finds his woman?" Jason said, "Reckon I could be persuaded, given you're providing some meth.
" He added, "Maybe we could talk a little bit?
The package was dug out by police and it was found to contain 50g of crystal meth.
Animal studies have found some intriguing pathophysiologic links between HIV viral activity and meth.
Sultzman, who is now happily recovered and married to his husband, has two sons, and advice for anyone who has an interest in meth.
Pseudoephedrine is the main ingredient used in making meth.
* In New Zealand, school and kindergarten attendance is low in children with parents who use meth.
Department of Homeland Security Investigation's Fresno office, said law enforcement agencies are always on the lookout for creative ways that cartels use to smuggle meth.
Locomotor sensitization initially develops via the primary biological actions of acute METH.
However, following repeated exposure to METH, this behavior is characteristic of various neural adaptations and more potent biological effects and plays a key role in the development of compulsive drug-seeking behaviors .