problems All areas of a persons life can be affected by drug use. In 2010,.6 percent of 12th-graders,.7 percent of 10th-graders, and.4 percent of 8th-graders reported they had used Ecstasy in the past year. Other users of the drug have died from heart failure, particularly those who had an undiagnosed condition, as it raises blood pressure and the heart rate. While similar neurotoxicity has not been definitively shown in humans, the wealth of animal research indicating Ecstasy's damaging properties suggests that Ecstasy is not a safe drug for human consumption. Ecstasy has also been linked to several deaths through heart attack and brain haemorrhage.
In 2009 Prof David Nutt said riding a horse was more dangerous than taking ecstasy, shortly before the Government advisory panel he chaired recommended that it be downgraded to a Class B substance. Effects of ecstasy, the effects of any drug (including ecstasy) vary from person to person. Long-term effects, there is some evidence that ecstasy can cause damage to some parts of the brain and that regular, heavy use can lead to depression. The effects of ecstasy such as over-confidence and poor muscle control can affect a persons ability to work safely and effectively. There are many street names for Ecstasy, such as X, E, XTC and Adam to name a few. Memory problems, loss of appetite, impulsivity, lack of interest in sex. A high dose of ecstasy can cause a person to overdose. It was later found that she had drunk about seven litres of water in a short space of time. WhiteSands Treatment at (877). The rate of current Ecstasy use among youths aged 12 to 17 declined.3 percent in years 20, but increased.5 percent in 20To put overall Ecstasy use in perspective, in 2010 the illicit drug category with the largest number of current users.