DRUG ABUSE REDUCES LIFE EXPECTANCY

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It is always written boldly on any pack of cigarettes that “smokers are liable to die young, despite this warning, Young people and Adults still engage in smoke and abuse drugs.

This is what many term to be in vogue in this present generation; as a young Nigerian, if you don’t smoke, you are not big enough. You are perceived as naive.

You are “one” and don’t know what’s up in their language☺️☺️

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Drug abuse refers to the use of certain chemicals to create a pleasurable and lasting effect on the brain. Drug abusers believe that consumption of a certain drug brings satisfaction and pleasure when it is consumed.

However, drug abuse is beyond the surface, it affects psychological health, causes drowsiness, slow breathing, insomnia, paranoia, etc

There are also severe cases associated with cardiovascular health, kidney, liver disease, and even death. Drug abusers are also prone to addiction putting their users at risk for potentially devastating, social, occupational, and medical complications.

Commonly abused drugs are Cannabis, crack, tramadol, codeine, Indian Hemps,

Drug abuse is one of the health-related problems among Nigerians and has been a source of concern to National stakeholders as one in five high-risk drug users injects drugs.

If you are already addicted to drug, kindly talk to someone; seek a counselor, a medical professionals, go for medical checkups and get help.

Health is wealth, don’t engage in what would cut short your life.

Say no to drugs.

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