Cocaine is a power addicting drug that directly influence and affect the brain at a very high level. Cocaine is a brain irritation that changes brain chemistry in enormous way by disturbing many vital neurotransmitters. Cocaine produces its powerful effects on brain and once it travels through the blood it badly affects the whole body. It is most dangerous drug known to man. It hit badly both mentally and psychically. Cocaine use can lead to death from respiratory failure issues, stroke issues, and heart-related issues.

Arslan Saleem11Arslan Saleem has done BS-Psychology. He is working as a Psychologist. He has deep interest in Yoga, Breathing Sciences and Meditation and He helped numerous people for recovery from Mental and Physical illness through Yoga and Breathing Exercises.

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According to National Institute for drug abuse of Crack and Cocaine (1998), cocaine is used in a variety of ways. Some people use cocaine by snorting. It is a process in which person is inhaling a large amount of cocaine powder through his nostrils, and then it is absorbed directly into the bloodstream through nasal tissues. Some people use cocaine through injections which mean that drug directly goes into the bloodstream, and heighten the concentration of its effects. Some use cocaine by smoking.


Brain is affected by the use of cocaine and changes the normal functions of the brain. Cocaine acts in the profound parts of the brain. These are the areas that associated with reward us for good performances. It enters in the rewards system of brain and effects badly and as a result, of this, a lot of neurotransmitters are highly affected throughout cocaine intake.  

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