How Does Cocaine Cause Heart Disease?

There are many negative consequences of abusing cocaine. It alters an individual’s emotions and brain function and affects the heart in so many ways. It also causes blood pressure and heart rate to increase, which disrupts the heart’s electrical signals. Its effects on the cardiovascular system can increase a person’s risk for heart-related health issues, including heart disease.

If you have used or still use cocaine, you can find help to quit. The drug is potent, and withdrawal from it can be difficult. However, quitting is the only way to stop the damage cocaine does, mostly silently, to your body’s organs. Quitting can also help extended your life expectancy, giving you back decades you may lose if you continue to use the drug. For the best treatment, we are at your service. You can reach us 24/7. Call now!