Does overdosing hurt?

Generally, the symptoms of overdosing can range from deeply uncomfortable and distressing to painful. Many of the symptoms of overdosing, like intense headaches and vomiting, can be painful. Moreover, if you overdose and have to have your stomach pumped, that process...

What does an overdose do to your body?

The exact mechanism of an overdose depends on the substance being abused, but generally an overdose overwhelms your body with too much of the drug. During a cocaine overdose, for example, you may experience raises in heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and...

What causes an overdose?

An overdose, as the name suggests, is when your body receives too much of a drug. While the specifics can vary depending on the substance, the idea is that too much of the drug stops key functions in your brain and/or body, which can endanger your health and may lead...

What are the symptoms of overdose?

Symptoms of overdose can vary depending on the substance. However, the most common symptoms of overdose are: Erratic behavior and abrupt mood swings Loss of consciousness Nausea and vomiting Loss of sensation and movement in limbs Hallucinations and/or delusions...
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