Heroin addiction is a major trap

Have you ever known anyone addicted to heroin? If you have, you have probably asked yourself “why don’t they just stop?” This question can come up especially when you see the person lying, stealing, cheating and manipulating in order to obtain the drug. Or you may have asked yourself this question when you saw lose things in life such as a job, a home and even their family. Well this article attempts to explain some of the biggest reasons why a person has such a difficult time stopping the use of this drug. 

This insidious drug solidifies a person as a heroin addict by the withdrawal symptoms that an addict will experience when they do not take the drug. The most common withdrawal symptoms include; vomiting, insomnia, depression, leg cramps, body aches, hot and cold sweats, severe cravings, headaches and diarrhea. Depending on the amount of heroin and the length of time, these withdrawal symptoms can last anywhere from a few days to a month. 

In addition to the painful withdrawal symptoms addicts go through when they don’t have enough heroin, they are also contending with severe cravings. Unfortunately, every heroin addict knows the solution to the withdrawal symptoms is more heroin. This never ending cycle of withdrawal symptoms and using to avoid withdrawal symptoms is what keeps the heroin addict a heroin addict.

Have you ever known anyone addicted to heroin? If you have, you have probably asked yourself “why don’t they just stop?” This question can come up especially when you see the person lying, stealing, cheating and manipulating in order to obtain the drug. Or you may have asked yourself this question when you saw lose things in life such as a job, a home and even their family. Well this article attempts to explain some of the biggest reasons why a person has such a difficult time stopping the use of this drug. 

This insidious drug solidifies a person as a heroin addict by the withdrawal symptoms that an addict will experience when they do not take the drug. The most common withdrawal symptoms include; vomiting, insomnia, depression, leg cramps, body aches, hot and cold sweats, severe cravings, headaches and diarrhea. Depending on the amount of heroin and the length of time, these withdrawal symptoms can last anywhere from a few days to a month. 

In addition to the painful withdrawal symptoms addicts go through when they don’t have enough heroin, they are also contending with severe cravings. Unfortunately, every heroin addict knows the solution to the withdrawal symptoms is more heroin. This never ending cycle of withdrawal symptoms and using to avoid withdrawal symptoms is what keeps the heroin addict a heroin addict.