Problems with a Morphine High

Morphine is an extremely potent opiate, analgesic, psychoactive drug which is considered a great solution to treat extreme pain. In addition to relieving pain, morphine has been prescribed to relieve fear and anxiety by producing a sense of euphoria. Because of this euphoric feeling, most people who take morphine do feel good and enjoy the high they get from morphine. However, morphine use can quickly turn into abuse and a person can experience physical, emotional, and behavioral problems from...

How Culture Influences Morphine Abuse

Morphine addiction carries with it a variety of side effects that are hard to distinguish between it and other drugs. Diarrhea, sweats, chills, tremors, anxiety, blood pressure issues, blurred vision, weakness, hallucinations, dreams and many other symptoms could point to morphine addiction. At its very worse, morphine can cause heart attacks, strokes, renal failure, seizures and/or lead to suicide. Because it is an opium derivative, morphine addiction should be approached carefully when...

What Happens When Morphine Addicts Don’t Get Treatment

Morphine can negatively affect memory, menses, sexual drive, bowel movements and hunger. It produces a pleasant euphoria that can reduce fear and anxiety. Morphine abuse also may be exhibited through a number of effects including the following: Visual issues Pinpoint pupils Seizures Vomiting Hallucinations Abnormal thinking/loss of consciousness Heart issues Allergic reactions/itching Needle tracks Morphine has a history of misuse. At one time, it was used as a substitute for those with opium...

Seeking Morphine Addiction Treatment for a Loved One

Morphine, derived from the opium plant, is used for pain relief. It also creates euphoric feelings and is often abused because of this. Morphine works on the central nervous system and can relieve fear and anxiety while impairing mental and physical activity in the process. Watching a loved one go through the agony of morphine addiction is a painful, frustrating and gut-wrenching experience. Sometimes, an addicted individual’s only escape is by a timely intervention arranged by a loved one...