There are several different drugs that anyone can have access to, including LSD, which are hallucinogens. Formulated in 1938 from lysergic acid, this particular drug comes in a crystalline form after which it is mixed or diluted into a liquid where it will be turned into an indigestible form. There are several different forms that this drug comes in. All thee include sugar cubes, tablets, as well as thin squares. No matter what form this or any other drug comes in, they are still dangerous substances and can cause more harm than good.
Seen and Unseen Side Effects of LSD
The effects that are brought on by taking the LSD drug are numerous and dangerous and include side effects that are both seen and unseen, short and long term. There are several of these side effects that are known, no matter the size of the dose. Users will experience it all no matter what. From mood swings to impaired depth and time perception. Other side effects include fear of lost control, terrified thoughts and feelings, and much more. While all these can be both frightening and can bring on a panic attack, effects brought on by taking a higher dose lasts 12 hours.
As if the side effects were not bad enough to deal with, there are also health hazards associated with an LSD addiction. Several of these hazards are effects from the last taken dose which often occurs months afterwards. Taking LSD can lead to health hazards which include things such as personal injury, anxiety, depression, and flashbacks. This drug basically impairs the user to judge something normally giving them no knowledge of what is going on. All flashbacks associated with a trip are simply recurrences where the user will go back to the last dose taken. High tolerance is often required.
Several surveys conducted by various groups have proven that the numbers of users who take LSD at least once between the ages of 12 and 25 since 2002 have gone up and down. For example, between the years of 2002 and 2010 when a survey was conducted on the risks of young people between the ages of 12 and 17, it showed that there was a greater risk of this particular group using at least once a week. There was an approximate difference of a little over five percent in regards to this stat.
In conclusion, dealing with an LSD addiction is no joking matter. There are several side effects, both seen and unseen, in association with an LSD trip. Aside from the several potentially deadly side effects associated with this particular drug comes even more dangerous health hazards that may be surprising. While some of the side effects include things such as distortion of time and depth perception that is often fatal, impairment of all judgement, and mood swings, just to name a few, there are also health hazards that are associated with a trip. Health hazards include anxiety, depression, personality problems, and even flashbacks.