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Next to Methamphetamine, Heroin is the worst narcotic you could ever put in your body. Heroin is derived from the poppy plant like Opium and Morphine, is a opiate derived narcotic. Opium plants can be grown all over the world but one of the key places is Shanghi, China. The first person to synthesise and create Heroin was a English chemist, named Alder Wright. When chemist Felix Hoffman found out about Wrights idea, he was told to make codeine out of heroin. Ater he was successfull Heroin was sold over the counter from 1898 to 1910 as a cough supressant, and a medicine to help alchoholics quit drinking. Heroin's name is derived from the German word "heroisch" meaning "heroic" because of the heroic, self confident boost users first recieve from the high. Depending on the amount of heroin used, a user could just get a bad hang over and feel slightly nausous, or actually experience dope sickness. Dope sickness is a period of time, related to when nicotene addict is craving a ciggarette, and the user experiences sharp nervous tension, yet the difference is dope sickness is purely physical aswell. A user could throw up, feel feverish, have sudden spasms, and become absolutely lathargic with no energy. They can also become violent or highly emotional. Some people are so addicted to heroin they cannot eat if they do not have their drugs. In any case heroin not only messes your mental criteria severly by screwing with your brain, it drastically supresses your immune system. Just like people diagnosed with HIV, heroin addicts are much more succeptable to catching viruses and diseases, because their bodies are unable to fight off bacteria easily. The most common infection would be staph infections, followed by a cocktail of sicknesses consisting of blood infections,meningitus, any disease related to the skin including body lice (scabies),cycsnic acne,boils,liver infection or damage, inflammed heart (oversized heart, aka heart disease.) Because heroin is used intervenusously users (by sharing a needle or just by being in a dirty place while boosting drugs) can easily recieve HIV, Hep B, Hep C, Tetnis, Lukimia, and much more terrifying, and death defying viruses and diseases. Demonic souless drug that makes people into zombies.
"I had not taken a bath in a year nor changed my clothes or removed them except to stick a needle every hour in the fibrous grey wooden flesh of heroin addiction. I did absolutely nothing." (William S. Burroughs )

"I've seen Keith fall asleep at business meetings about millions of dollars for him-because of heroin, just nod out and then wake up and answer a question. " (Charlie Watts )

"It did not feel like something that was going to take over my life and destroy it. It felt like a subtle flower instead of a manipulative demon. That's the mystery of heroin. " (Corey Feldman)
by Mr.Frogmite September 19, 2009

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