The chemicals which make a change in the way one’s body works is known as drugs. Everyone would have heard that drugs are bad for health, but do you know why is it bad?

Whenever you are ill, doctors prescribe you medicines. These are one kind of drugs which are legal, meaning that the doctors are permitted to prescribe it for their patients, shops can sell it and people can buy them. Alcohol and cigarettes are different types of drugs that are legal. But if they are taken in higher quantity will lead to health problems.

Illegal drugs and why it is dangerous?

Whenever a person suffers from drug issues, then it means he is using illegal drugs like marijuana, ecstasy, cocaine, and heroin and so on. Illegal drugs are bad for everyone, especially for children and teens who are still growing. These drugs would damage the heart, brain, and other vital organs. While under the usage of drugs, one would not be able to perform well in school or in work. It makes you quite hard to think clearly. It becomes tough to make good decisions.

Ways to tell if anyone is using drugs

  • Change friends to hang out with people who use drugs
  • Lose interest in work or school
  • Becomes worried, negative and cranky all the time
  • Trouble in concentrating
  • Sleeps a lot
  • Gain or lose weight
  • Have puffy or red eyes

How can one help

The people who are using drugs would need professional help. You can check out more information in You should find the appropriate treatment that is required to stop the usage. Another way one can do to help is by imparting education about the ill-effects of the drug usage in schools so that kids can stay away from it.