Cocaine Experimentation Now More Lethal Than Ever

Cocaine experimentation and addiction have been a problem in the U.S. for several decades. The drug received a significant amount of media attention in the mid and late 20th century, but it has since been relegated to the background with the onset of the opioid epidemic. Unfortunately, cocaine use is still prevalent and very harmful. And today, more people are dying from using the drug than ever before.


Ren in Health risks
February 10, 2023

Cocaine and Opioid Abuse Connected to Potentially Fatal Heart Disease

A recent NIDA press release shows how it’s not just opioid addiction that is connected to endocarditis, but new studies show cocaine addiction increases the risk for potentially fatal heart disease too. These findings highlight how it’s not just the act of drug abuse itself that is dangerous; there are also the many potentially lethal health problems that might come up throughout the individual’s addiction, health problems that are a direct result of that drug abuse.