Before fentanyl was the demon drug du jour, meth was seen as the worst, most destructive, most evil chemical you could find on the streets.
…we’re constantly warned never to try meth—”not even once,” goes the refrain—or it will instantly cause addiction and ruin your life.
Here’s a secret: Meth is an incredible medicine. Some preliminary research suggests that meth can be neuroprotective against stroke and traumatic brain injury, even stimulating the growth of brain cells.
Stimulant-related deaths are indeed on the rise in North America—in some regions, meth is even more prevalent than heroin
Other Americans are prescribed actual, pure meth by their doctors.
It happens less frequently these days, but in ADHD, obesity, or narcolepsy cases where nothing else has worked, a drug called Desoxyn (methamphetamine hydrochloride) can sometimes…
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