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Originally posted by Lucid Lunacy
what article or study are you referring to that specifically says irreversible damage occurs if a user takes somewhere around 30 hits over any given time.
Twelve heavy recreational ecstasy drug users (30–1000 occasions), 16 light ecstasy users (1–20 occasions) and 22 non ecstasy
user controls, with group mean ages around 21 years, were compared.Three self-rating questionnaires were completed when
drug-free: the SCL-90 (an outpatient psychiatric symptom checklist), the impulsiveness venturesomeness and empathy (IVE) scale;
and the uplifts, hassles, stresses and cognitive failures questionnaire. Heavy Ecstasy users reported significantly higher scores than
controls on the following SCL-90 factors: paranoid ideation, psychoticism, somatisation, obsessionality, anxiety, hostility, phobic
anxiety, altered appetite and restless sleep, together with greater IVE impulsiveness.
However, our ecstasy users were polydrug
users, with both groups showing significantly greater usage of amphetamine, '___' and coc aine, than the controls. These other
illicit drugs probably contributed to their adverse psychobiological profiles, while there is also the possibility of pre-existing
differences between ecstasy users and non users.
Your are aware of the fact the brain repairs damage right?
Now if the user took 30 hits in a months period that's probably more then the brain could handle and permanent brain damage would probably be a result. However, if you space it out, studies have shown the brain repairs what damage is done.
It doesn't accumulate in the same way that say acid does. It's not stored in your spine and you don't get ecstasy flash backs. That's just not how ecstasy is processed in the body (maybe rat bodies).
Originally posted by The Vagabond
I only have one question... Do these people have to leave the military first? If we get our grunts out in the field rollin' nuts we're not gonna like the results methinks. NO PRIVATE, Tracer Rounds Are NOT Pretty!!! (especially the green ones, which are Russian-made.)