Charas and Ganja - the mind Destroyers!!!

Over the last few years, i have seen a very rapid increase in the number of people addicted to Charas and Ganja.

Even single use of Charas, Ganja and/or Weed is known to increase chances of mental health disorders schizophrenia, clinical depression and clinical anxiety by 4-6 times.

There are few points that need to be taken into considerations -

1. People addicted to Charas and Ganja, deny the same.
2. The person tries to unsuccessfully cut it down.
3. Craving is very high and uncontrollable.
4. Recurrent use leads to failure in fulfilling obligations at work, school, or home.
5. Major mental health issues shown by patient are -

a. mood swings with high levels of Irritability, anger, or aggression.
b. mood swings with stages of high Nervousness.
c. increased difficulty in getting refreshed Sleep.
d. weight loss.
e. mood changes between sad/depressed to very happy.
f. Weird thoughts and expressions - out of context.
g. abdominal pain, shakiness/tremors, sweating, fever, chills, or headache.
h. Increased socializing, Being contacted by unknown people and people with bad repute in the society!

Treatment -
3 stage treatment
a. Psychiatric medical care - treatment focus is to strengthen the brain and body against effects of the drug.
b. Counselling to help strengthen personality of individual
c. counselling to help family strengthen their bond.

- Dr.Hemant Mittal

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