Many people these days suffer from drug addiction. If you or a loved one had become involved with and suffers from substance dependency it is vital to get into drug rehab as soon as possible. Acting quickly will give the addict the best chance of recovery. If you put it off, it can quickly become too late as taking drugs affects and damages the body in many ways. Here are just a few of the ways in which taking drugs can damage your body physically.
- It weakens the immune system and makes you susceptible to many different types of infection.
- It causes an abnormal heart rate that can lead to heart attacks.
- It can cause collapsed veins which leads to infections in the veins, the blood and valves of the heart.