Once heroin enters the brain, it is converted to morphine and binds rapidly to
opioid receptors.11 Abusers typically report feeling a surge of pleasurable ...
LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF HEROIN. Heroin withdrawal is a terrifying experience
that begins to torture the body within hours of the last fix. Photo credit: ...
The effects of heroin, an opiate drug, can be intensely addictive and also
extremely dangerous as use continues.
The short-term effects of heroin abuse appear soon after a single dose and last
for a few hours. Intravenous injection ...
Long-Term Effects of Heroin. Long-term heroin use can destroy every aspect of
your life, from your physical health to your finances, career and relationships.
To find a list of Heroin pages, Click here to return to the first part in the series, "
Introduction to Heroin Abuse and Addiction".
Remnants of injuries that trace back to a lack of oxygen to the brain, either from
these overdoses or injuries, are commonly found in long-term heroin addicts.
Learn about the effects of heroin on the body. See the short term effects, long
term effects and side effects of heroin use.
What are the long-term effects of heroin? Learn how long-term heroin use affects
the brain, the body and the rest of your life.
The immediate effects of heroin may last 3 to 5 hours. Find out what the long-term
effects are and the effects of coming down.