Inhalants can actually shrink the part of the brain that controls body movements.
Tired and Moody
A chemical called serotonin helps you stay in a good mood and get enough sleep. Ecstasy messes with the serotonin in your brain.
Bye-bye, Brain Cells!
Methamphetamine use can damage a large number of brain cells in the limbic system (or emotional brain).
Messages speed from your brain to your muscles at more than 200 miles per hour. Inhalants can put the brakes on quick communication.
The Next Step?
A working short-term memory is required for learning and performing tasks that call for more than one or two steps. Marijuana can impair short-term memory.