It was thought that the increases in HIV infections were due to effects of meth that reduces inhibition and leads to indiscriminate sexual encounters.
But, the latest medical research reveals that meth has an impact on the infection-fighting ability of killer T cells. Meth makes it easier for HIV to infect the T-cells and cripple the immune system.
The behavioral and biological risks of using meth play off each other and result in tragedy.
Explain to your teen that when people use meth, they can have a “superhuman feeling of safety” that causes them to do things they wouldn’t normally do.
It’s important to teach your kids about the dangers of meth use and disease.
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