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Health Consequences of Drug Misuse
Other Health Effects
In addition to the effects that various drugs may have on specific organs of the body, many drugs produce global body changes such as dramatic changes in appetite and increases in body temperature, which may impact a variety of health conditions. Withdrawal from drug use also may lead to numerous adverse health effects, including restlessness, mood swings, fatigue, changes in appetite, muscle and bone pain, mental health problems, insomnia, cold flashes, diarrhea, vomiting, and others.
Drugs that have global adverse health effects:
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NIDA. (2017, March 23). Health Consequences of Drug Misuse. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/health-consequences-drug-misuse