"Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical
Education set a maximum workweek of 80 hours for residents, with a maximum
shift of 30 hours."
Richard A. Friedman
1887 Amphetamine is synthesized
in Germany by Romanian chemist Lazar Edeleanu who named it
1893 Methamphetamine is
synthesized from ephedrine in Japan by chemist Nagayoshi Nagai.
molecular structure of this pioneering material is similar to adrenalin, and so
it passes easily through the blood and into the brain.
adrenalin, however, methamphetamine does not cause sudden rises in blood
pressure but works more gently and lasts longer.
The effect occurs
because the drug tickles out the messenger substances dopamine and
noradrenaline from the nerve cells of the brain and pours them into synaptic
This puts the brain cells in excited communication with each
other and a kind of chain reaction takes place.
A neuronal firework
explodes and a biochemical machine gun starts firing an uninterrupted sequences
All of a sudden the consumer feels wide awake and
experiences an increase in energy; the senses are intensified to the extreme.
One feels livelier, energized to the tips of one's hair and fingers.
Self-confidence rises, there is a subjectively perceived acceleration
of thought processes, a sense of euphoria, and a feeling of lightness and
A state of emergency is experienced, as when one faces a
sudden danger, a time when an organism mobilizes all its forces - even though
there is no danger.
1933 Smith, Kline and
French began selling it as an inhaler under the brand name Benzedrine as a
1936 Benzedrine sulfate,
introduced and used to treat a wide variety of medical conditions, including
narcolepsy, obesity, low blood
pressure, low libido, chronic pain and as an over-the-counter inhaler to
Benzedrine® became a controlled substance, it was replaced by
propylhexedrine, also known as hexahydromethamphetamine.
are "power drugs" that reduce fatigue, heighten aggression, and diminish human
warmth and empathy.
When used chronically amphetamines induce
stereotyped thought and behavior rather than creativity. Long-term use of
amphetamines often exacerbates depression.
Extended binges on
methamphetamine leads to
The combination of hallucinations and feelings of fear and
paranoia is known as methamphetamine induced psychosis.
induced psychosis is caused by methamphetamine's effect on at least three areas
of the brain: the visual cortex, the
auditory cortex, and the amygdala.
part of this induced
psychosis is the by product of fatigue, a shutting down of the higher
processes and lack of dreaming to reset neurons.
Frontal lobes are
often damaged by addiction to methamphetamine.
1941 Massive amounts of methamphetamines are produced by both
the Allies and Axis powers.
John F. Kennedy and Adolf Hitler both
receive daily injections of methamphetamine.
Adolf Hitler's Wehrmacht
distributed methamphetamine tablets to German fighting troops throughout World
War II as did the US Army Air Forces.
The Japanese used methamphetamine
to help the teen age suicide
bombers (kamikaze) to complete their airplane flights to their intended
American warship targets.
After World War II there were huge stockpiles
of methamphetamines left in many countries, especially in Japan and throughout
In the late 1940s and early 1950s, a huge surge in
methamphetamine abuse was noted in Scandinavia and Japan following the dumping
of these methamphetamine stocks onto the civilian market.
"I have seen desperate
Heroin addicts, unable to find a workable vein to shoot their next
fix suffering from liver disease and God knows what else, recover physically
100% and go on to lead relatively decent lives. Stimulant abusers, too, can
make remarkable physical recoveries although, in truth, it's much more
difficult than recovering from Heroin." - John J.
1967 31 million prescriptions in America
Methamphetamine does not only pour neurotransmitters
into the gaps but also blocks their reabsorption.
For this reason the
effects are long-lasting, often more than twelve hours, a length of time that
damage the nerve cells at higher doses as the intercellular energy supply is
drawn into sympathy.
The neurons run hot and brain chatter can't be
Nerve cells give up and die off irrevocably.
can lead to a deterioration in the ability to find words, in attention and
concentration, and a general depletion in the brain where memory, emotions, and
the reward system are concerned.
The lack of stimulation once the
effect fades away is a sign of empty hormone stores, which have to fill back up
again over the course of several weeks.
In the meantime fewer
neurotransmitters are available: the consequences can include a lack of drive,
depression, joylessness, and cognitive disturbances.
1994 263 meth labs are seized in America.
2000 1,800 meth labs are seized by DEA.
labs are seized by local police in America.
Harvard Work Hours, Health and Safety Group reports that one in five
resident-physicians admitted making a
related mistake that injured a patient.
One in 20 admitted a chronic
fatigue related mistake that resulted in a patient's death.
day and night, rather
than transferring patient care to a fresh doctor, increases serious medical
errors in ICUs by 36%, including a 460% increase in
Twenty-four hours without sleep slows reaction time
comparably to alcohol intoxication.
fall asleep during lectures, on patient rounds, while examining patients and
even during surgery.
After working more than 24 hours, resident physicians are 73% more
likely to stab themselves with a needle and 168% more likely to crash driving
home." - Charles A. Czeisler
"Partway through a 36-hour shift at
Johns Hopkins Hospital, I was
hungry and hadn't slept for 24 hours, but
I was facing an overflowing intensive care unit and somehow needed to discharge
five patients to make room for more.
Mr. "Smith", who had esophageal
surgery, was a borderline call.
Because of the pressure I was under, I
decided to remove his breathing tube and transfer him to another unit.
That turned out to be a very bad decision.
After six hours he
still wasn't waking up." - Peter Pronovost
2007 A raid in Mexico yields $205 million in cash, mostly $100
dollar bills, weighing 4,500 lb earned selling
"No behavior or
misbehavior is a disease or can be a disease.
That's not what diseases
Diseases are malfunctions of the human body, of the heart, the
liver, the kidney, the brain.
Typhoid fever is a disease.
Spring fever is not a disease; it is a figure of speech, a metaphoric
All mental diseases are metaphoric diseases, misrepresented as
real diseases and mistaken for real diseases." - Thomas Szasz, Professor of
Ritalin®, Vyvanse®, Strattera®, and
"People with attention deficit disorder (as well as
those with dyslexia,
bipolar disorder or
usually have extraordinary talents that get
buried under troubles
Getting enough sleep, eating right and getting lots of physical
exercise help with attention deficit disorder (and everything else)." - Edward
"There are many children whose only problem in life
is not doing their homework but are medicated with ADHD drugs; and the majority
of their parents had no idea that they were giving their children amphetamines
or amphetamine-like substances." - Bruce Levine
2001 Marketing of
hyperactivity disorder drugs legalized.
PHRMA began aggressively
marketing attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder drugs.
to 2006 Use of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder drugs has
people - including 19 children - die suddenly within the last 4 years while
using attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drugs which include
Methylin® and Metadate® - all stimulants; 43 people taking the drugs
for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder experienced serious cardiovascular
events, including strokes,
cardiac arrest and heart
palpitations; 26 serious cardiovascular problems were
reported in children, including two heart
attacks and two strokes.
3.3 million Americans 19 or younger and
nearly 1.5 million age 20 and older are taking
attention deficit disorder
Children in America are prescribed
hyperactivity disorder drugs at 10 times the rate that children are
prescribed attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder drugs in
Nearly 1 in 10 12-year-old American boys take a
2011 ADHD drugs and their
generic equivalents are responsible
for nearly 23,000 emergency room visits in America.
Over a six-year
span, there's been a 400% increase in
ER visits due to side effects of these drugs.
"Patients are no longer just taking medications in
childhood, but are encouraged to stay on them when they become adults.
Vyvanse®, an amphetamine, and Concerta® were introduced in 2008
for treating adults.
Students are taking the drugs to increase academic
performance, and professionals such as physicians and
lawyers are taking stimulants in
hopes of boosting their productivity.
These drugs have
therefore become increasingly popular.
According to a 2007 study,
prescriptions for ADHD drugs in the methalphenidate and amphetamine categories
rose by almost 12% per year between 2000 and 2005." - Paul Solomon
The excess and continual use of
methamphetamine while not necessarily causing excessive
loss causes the human brain to run in
a cyclic pattern of thought,
like a viynl record stuck in a
groove, that cycles back upon itself
repeatedly interjected with hallucinogenic day
Gabriel Garcia Marquez describes perfectly the psychosis
experienced by a methamphetamine user in his story about the
many hours of wakefulness the methamphetamine user is as close to
the zombies portrayed in horror movies as
all higher brain functions cease.
Frontal lobe functions no
methamphetamine use is a form of insanity.
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