How Drug Addiction Affects Your Body

How Drug Addiction Affects Your Body

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.

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What To Do About Criminal Injuries Compensation

Criminal Injuries Compensation

If you have ever been injured physically through criminal activities you will know the terror involved. In many cases it really changes your life and you can become too stressed to work or even go outside the house alone. If this has happened to you, talk to a criminal lawyer to see about compensation. It can be some small comfort to receive compensation for what you have suffered, including a changed lifestyle.

Most people are familiar with getting compensation from insurance, so it can be quite amazing to know that the government has set aside a fund that pays compensation to victims of crime who have been injured. In Western Australia, this amount was increased to $75,000 in 2004, with the amount paid depending on the injuries sustained.

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