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Commonly mixed drugs with alcohol - Part 2: Cocaine

Commonly mixed drugs with alcohol – Part 2: Cocaine

Overall, the practice of mixing drugs with alcohol is common among the users. Peopledo so to get an increased sense of pleasure or to experience a new level of high. Being opposite in nature, cocaine and alcohol can prove to be a dangerous combination. On one hand, alcohol being a depressant slows down the brain or central nervous system. On the other hand, cocaine being a stimulant tries to speed them up. Due to the contradictory nature of the substances, they often compete with each other and cause adverse repercussions by putting the brain and central nervous system under pressure. (more…)

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Commonly mixed drugs with alcohol - Part 1: Cannabis

Commonly mixed drugs with alcohol – Part 1: Cannabis

Consuming alcohol with other substances is not a new trend as smoking along with drinking has been a common practice for long. However, combining alcohol with other drugs can prove quite dangerous to the users. Several studies also suggest that smoking marijuana during or after alcohol consumption can increase the concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in one’s blood to dangerous levels. It can cause serious physical and psychological effects, ranging from dizziness to paranoia, which may even turn fatal, directly or indirectly. (more…)

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