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Drugs, alcohol and tobacco directly harm the brain and the nerves, either by stimulating or depressing them. This negatively affects the physical health and social esteem.

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Drugs are substances that bring about changes in the functioning of cells in the human body. There are various kinds of drugs, such as opium, heroin, cocaine, hashish, bhang, etc. Some drugs act as a stimulant and some act as depressants. Due to this, functions of heart, lungs, liver, intestines, kidneys, eyes and other body organs are debilitated.

Effects of Drugs

Regular intake of any drugs has immediate and long lasting effects. They are as follow:

  1. Immediate effects: Bad breath, red eyes, unusual mentality, nausea, excitement, lack of appetite, weakness of the body, dizzy, poor memory, increased heartbeat, irrational thinking, increased mentality giving rise to criminal activities, infection with HIV and other infectious diseases.
  2. Long terms effects:Adverse effects and damaged to sensitive organs like heart, brain, lungs, liver, intestine and kidneys occur. Infection from fatal diseases such as HIV AIDS and Hepatitis as the sharing of needles, syringes is common among drugs users.

Preventive measures

  • Develop strong will power to say no to drug and avoid including drug user in your friend circle.
  • Drug trafficking must be strictly controlled.
  • The good family relationship should be maintained.
  • During leisure, one should get involve in recreational activities.
  • Rules and regulations on drugs should be enforced strictly.

  • Drugs are substances that bring about changes in the functioning of cells in the human body. There are various kinds of drugs, such as opium, heroin, cocaine, hashish, bhang, etc.
  • People have been taking alcohol during social ceremonies since ancient times. People have also been using alcohol in gatherings, ceremonies and parties. The use of alcohol is not considered as illegal as it is sold openly in the market. Alcohol comes in different forms, they are raksi, jaand, brandy, wine, whiskey, rum, gin, etc.
  • People use tobacco to smoke. Intake of smoke from tobacco is called smoking. Smoking is done in various ways such as cigarettes, bindi, tambaku, kakkad, khaini, surti and cigar. Tobacco contains a chemical substance known as nicotine.
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Very Short Questions

Various forms of drugs are:

  • Hashish
  • Cocaine
  • Opium
  • Heroin
  • Morphine
  • Brown sugar
  • Smack etc.

Regular intake of any drugs has immediate and long lasting effects. They are as follow:

Immediate effect:

Bad breath, red eyes, unusual mentality, nausea, excitement, lack of appetite, weakness of the body, dizzy, poor memory, increased heartbeat, irrational thinking, increased mentality giving rise to criminal activities, infection with HIV and other infectious diseases due to the peer pressure.

Long-term effects:

Adverse effects and damaged to sensitive organs like heart, brain, lungs, liver, intestine and kidneys occur. Infection from fatal diseases such as HIV AIDS and Hepatitis as the sharing of needles, syringes is common among drugs users.

The preventive measure from drug are:

  • Develop strong will power to say no to drug and avoid including drug user in your friend circle.
  • Drug trafficking must be strictly controlled.
  • The good family relationship should be maintained.
  • During leisure, one should get involve in recreational activities.
  • Law and regulations on drugs should be enforced strictly.

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  • ______ directly harm the brain and the nerves

    Tobacco


    Alcohol


    Drugs


    All the answers are correct


  • Immediate effects of smoking are ______.

    all the answers are correct


    chest pain


    headache


    bad breathe


  • ______ affects the physical health and social esteem.

    All the answers are correct


    drugs


    Alcohol


    tobacco


  • Why do people take drugs?

    For recreation
    Due to peace in the family
    When they know the effect of drugs
    When people get much more care and love from family members
  • Substance that some people smoke or inject into their blood because of their stimulating or pleasurable effects is ______.

    alcohol
    weed
    drugs
    cigarette 
  • Which of the following is not a drug?

    Heroine
    Fructose
    Cocaine
    Brown sugar
  • Doctors use drugs ______.

    to cure disease
    to cheat patients
    to improve their performances.
    for pleasurable effect
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Sangharsha Tyataju

Can't making busy to the addicted when s/he is decrease the use of drugs within him/her?


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