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Identifying a Meth User

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There are several ways of identifying a meth user. Listed below is a
generalized list of symptoms of a meth user, keep in mind that just
because a person is experiencing the symptoms listed below does not
automatically mean that they are using meth.

Users may experience: agitation, excited speech, decreased appetites,
and increased physical activity levels (Other common symptoms include
dilated pupils, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, and elevated body
temperature). Occasional episodes of sudden and violent behavior,
intense paranoia, visual and auditory hallucinations, and bouts of
insomnia. A tendency to compulsively clean and groom and repetitively
sort and disassemble objects such as cars and other mechanical devices.


increased heart rate, blood pressure, and respiration
flushed or tense appearance
dilated pupils
bloodshot eyes
a chemical odor on their breath
excessive sweating
rapid speech
inability to sleep or eat
severe weightloss
rotting teeth
scars and open sores
paranoia
hallucinations (often times auditory)
repetitive behavior
memory loss
depression
psychosis
teeth grinding
restlessness
tremors
Increased heart rate
Elevated body temperature
Flushed or tense appearance
Loss of appetite
Panic attacks
False sense of confidence
Loss of pleasure
Excessive talking
Dry mouth
Aggressive behavior
Open sores or blemishes
Distorted sense of time