Severe medical complications can occur with cocaine use. Some of the most frequent are cardiovascular effects, including disturbances in heart rhythm and heart attacks; neurological effects, including headaches, seizures, strokes, and coma; and gastrointestinal complications, including abdominal pain and nausea. In rare instances, sudden death can occur on the first use of cocaine or unexpectedly thereafter. Cocaine-related deaths are often a result of cardiac arrest or
Billie’s boyfriend at this time was trumpeter, Joe Guy, with him she started using heroin. Her drinking and drug use intensified after her mother passed away in 1945. Even though Billie was suffering from these personal problems, she remained a major star in the Jazz world and in popular music. In 1947 she appeared in a film, New Orleans, along with Louis Armstrong. In her later years, her lifestyle was starting to take a toll on her voice.
According to Freud’s psychosexual development theory, which explains personality development through a series of stages during which libido is focused on different areas of the body, there is a high probability that he was fixated at first psychosexual stage, the oral stage. At the oral stage, the erogenous zone that libido is focused, is the mouth and infant gains pleasure through feeding. Fixation at this stage produces oral character that is described by being dependent, addicted and pessimistic. Kurt suffered from life-long depression and was a heavy heroin user which usually accompanied by marijuana and other chemicals. As a drug addict, he obviously had some impulse control difficulties which can be related to a failure to develop normally through the oral stage.
Williams purpose of implementing this reaction to madness impacts Blanche’s choices throughout the play and further exemplifies how madness is being dealt with unwanted and impulsive reactions. Similarly in Blue Jasmine Ginger tells Jasmine ‘You better take more of those pills. You're shot.’ There are many striking similarities being shown here from this quote, just as Stella noticed Blanche drinks alcohol to deal with her vulnerability due madness. For this reason Ginger is also noticing such a thing happening with Jasmine where she takes pills to deal with the madness. Interestingly it can be seen that when compared Stella has a more negative attitude towards her sister using alcohol whereas Ginger has a more assuring one.
By what disaster did you lose your wits? Come out, my child, I beg you as a suppliant! '" (Sophocles, lines 1228-1230). Kreon 's use of the word suppliant shows how he feels subordinate to Antigone in this moment. In "Sonny 's Blues," Sonny uses heroin to cope with his past and how he feels misunderstood now, saying "Her voice reminded me for a minute of what heroine feels like sometimes-when it 's in your veins.
Yesterday morning Mumtaz found her hanging from the rafters” (McCormick 152). The little girl could not take the psychological pressure that was brought upon her, and so she gave her own life to avoid it. This shows that the sex trafficking industry can mentally break people, and the ones who get out alive from the brothels are usually traumatized for the rest of their lives. After finally being freed, “Some girls who are trafficked choose to remain prostitutes for life because their home villages will not accept them” (Ruffins). This is also shown in the book Sold, with Monica not being accepted back to her village after returning.
This made her the highest paid black entertainer at that time, leading her own shows. However, in the background she struggled with alcoholism and also was going through an abusive relationship with her husband. Even that did not tear her apart, she was still on the Columbia’s A-series for most of that year. That made the label decide to establish the ‘race-records’ series with Bessie the star of them. The series first issued Bessie’s ‘Cemetery Blues’.
Shaping Influences Ella Fitzgerald had a struggling childhood that impacted her future tremendously. Her mother died when she was fifteen, leaving her with her abusive step father. She then moved in with her aunt in Harlem, which was the hub of jazz music during the decade. Stated from the NPR news cast, Morning Edition, “She spent time with an aunt, then in foster care and a reformatory,” this transition in her life she kept as a secret for the public. Living in these situations taught her to strive for her dream of becoming a singer and dancer.
Later it came to be known as the jazz age. In the residential Harlem, the locals held recent parties, where they hired musicians to play in their homes and charged a small fee to cover the weeks rent. It was at one such party that the girl in the photograph was killed. Toni Morrison has used the account of the death as the plot of her novel. Born, raised and married in the South, Joe and Violet Trace migrated to the North in search of a better life.
After waking up from a wild night with too much alcohol intake, severe headache is anticipated. Below are the following measures on how to get rid of hangover headache: a. Medicate your hangover - Take an over-the-counter painkillers such as ibuprofen, however, this may aggravate your stomach and will cause nausea. - Take an antacid pill for your stomach – taking an antacid can neutralize the acidity level in your stomach since alcohol intake causes high acidity level. - Take a multivitamin pill – when drinking alcoholic beverages, you tend to lose important nutrients such as Vitamin B2 and folate that should be replaced. Taking soluble pill will get into your system faster.
It is commonly taken in combination with other drugs and the effects last approximately from 3 to 6 hours. The emotional and effects of MDMA are likely caused by the release of large amounts of serotonin, which influences mood, appetite and sleep. Heavy MDMA users experience symptoms such as long-lasting confusion, depression, sleep abnormalities, and problems with attention and memory.
(Johnson, 2001). A heroin treatment program used in federal institutions is called Methadone Maintenance Treatment also known as (MMT). MMT works by injecting heroin addicts with methadone, which is a synthetic analgesic, drug that actives the same opiate receptors as heroin by using this treatment the individual is less likely to experience withdrawal symptoms, some participants have reported
Many people do not realize that opioids do not only affect the consumers, they also affect the families and friends. It is a hard thing to overcome and often people forget to realize that it affects more than just the person using the drug. Personally, I 've seen how even the strongest person can be taken down. Just a simple night out with some friends can start a whole new addiction and destroy a future but at the same time create a motive to start a new one. Once making $80,000 a year at just 22 to being unemployed, struggling to survive till the end of the week.