Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Teenagers and Dangers of Huffing

It is called huffing and it has rapidly become one of the most popular methods for teens to get high. Despite the numerous risks, including brain damage, it is estimated that 1.1 million adolescents inhale lethal substances like freon and butane each year. In addition to brain damage, huffing can lead to kidney, lung and bone problems as well as an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. According to the National Inhalant Prevention Coalition, there are certain telltale signs, including red or runny eyes, spots or sores around the mouth, chemical body odor, nausea, anxiety and stains on the body or clothing. The latest reports find that teen girls are more likely to abuse inhalants. Obviously, these are important issues. You need to learn as much as you possibly can.

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