Marijuana, Inhalants, and Steroids

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Chapter 23. Lesson 3. Mr. Martin. You’ll Learn To. Analyze the physical, mental, social and legal consequences of using marijuana, steroids, and inhalants.. Analyze and apply strategies for avoiding the use of marijuana, inhalants, and steroids.. ID: 615424 Download Presentation

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Marijuana, Inhalants, and Steroids

Chapter 23

Lesson 3

Mr. Martin

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You’ll Learn To

Analyze the physical, mental, social and legal consequences of using marijuana, steroids, and inhalants.

Analyze and apply strategies for avoiding the use of marijuana, inhalants, and steroids.

Explain the negative effects of combining alcohol use with marijuana use.

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Vocabulary

Marijuana

Paranoia

Inhalants

Anabolic-androgenic steroids

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Marijuana

Marijuana

is a plant whose leaves, buds and flowers are

smoked for their intoxicating effects

.

Marijuana

is the most common drug used (behind alcohol)

.

If a person has used marijuana they are

17 times

more likely to try cocaine.

Hashish

is a stronger form of marijuana.

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D-Alpha-Tetrahydrocannainol

THC

is the

active ingredient in marijuana

.

Marijuana contains 421 different chemicals.

THC

is

stored in the fat

and traces of it can be

found in the blood for up to a month

.

Hair and Drug Testing

What happens at the lab

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Marijuana and Hashish

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Marijuana and Addiction

Marijuana raises the levels of dopamine in the brain. Dopamine is a chemical that increases pleasure.Marijuana also interferes with the immune system and makes the user more susceptible to infections.

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Health Risks of Marijuana

Hallucinations and paranoia

Impaired concentration, memory

Distorted sense of time, sight, touch, sound

Decreased ambition

Heart and lung damage

Weakened immune system

Increased risk of still births

Risk on infertility

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Paranoia

Paranoia is an irrational suspiciousness or distrust of others.

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Inhalants

Inhalants

are substances whose fumes are sniffed and inhaled to achieve a mind-altering effect.

Most inhalants go immediately to the brain and kill brain cells

.

Inhalants

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Inhalant Examples

SolventsAerosolsGluesSpray paintGasolineVarnishes

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Effects of Inhalants

Inhalants depress the CNS

.

Example effects

:

Glassy stare

Slurred speech

Impaired judgment

Inhalants (

Huffing

) can

increase heart that results in cardiac arrest and death by suffocation

.

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What is Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac arrest

is the sudden, abrupt

loss of heart function

. The victim may or may not have diagnosed heart disease. It's also called sudden cardiac arrest or unexpected cardiac arrest. Sudden death (also called sudden cardiac death) occurs within minutes after symptoms appear.

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Anabolic – Androgenic Steroids

Anabolic – Androgenic Steroids

are synthetic (

man made

) substances that are

similar to the male sex hormone testosterone

.

Anabolic

refers to

muscle building

.

Steroids can and do have legitimate medical benefits if used accordingly.

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Negative Effects of Steroid Use

Mood SwingsZitsHeart DamageRageFeeling of InvincibilityParanoiaLegal and Social Consequences.

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Steroids

Steroids


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