What is Ecstasy
Ecstasy is the common name for the MDMA that is a drug made from various chemicals. MDMA is Methylene DioxyMethAmphetamine. This drug is called club drug and usually comes in a pill form. It is a synthetic drug and now it has been declared as an illegal drug. Its effects are similar as of hallucinogens. Ecstasy can be of any color and are generally embossed with the designs like butterfly, heart, smiley, clover, zodiac sign etc. Sometimes, ecstasy may come in the form of the powder too. Ecstasy effects depends on some of the factors like the amount you are taking, your height and your weight, your general health, your mood, the place where you are taking whether its home or party and whether you are taking it alone or with some other drugs.
MDMA or ecstasy is the mood elevator that can produce a relaxing and a euphoric state. However, it does not produce hallucinations. The effects of ecstasy can be seen after 1-2 hours if it is taken in small amounts. It can last up to 6 hours. You may feel very confident after taking this. You might start feeling anxious and your heart beats will also increase. You will start sweating more and your blood pressure will also rise. You might start feeling nausea and a mild fever. However, if you will take ecstasy in large amounts, then you can feel hallucinations which mean that you will see, hear or feel the things that are not there in real. You may vomit out and may start behaving strangely. It may cause dizziness, blurred vision, loss of memory, a confused state of mind, tightness in the jaw and mood swings.
The hang over symptoms of ecstasy might include sleeping disorders, concentration problems and you might also feel some pain in your muscles and mild tiredness. Ecstasy can have some serious effects too like it can cause your body temperature to rise up to a dangerous level and you can become dehydrated because of losing moisture on the body. Keep sipping water in order to keep yourself away from dehydration problem. if you are taking ecstasy with some other drugs, they it may be harmful in certain cases. You can get some serious psychological defects after the long term use of ecstasy. It can even lead to the death of the person. Ecstasy is common among the younger teens who are unknown about the effects of it. Its use is decreasing among older teens as they are aware of the ill effects of the ecstasy.