The problem is that many people do not understand what they are putting into their bodies and/or the damage that it can cause. Frequent and/or large amounts of methamphetamine in your system can lead to serious and irreversible damage. While the high from meth may wane after less than a day, methamphetamine remains in your system for much longer and may even be detectable up to months later.
What Is Meth?
Meth is a highly addictive stimulant that arouses the central nervous system. It typically comes in the form of a powder, but it can be smoked, snorted, injected, and even swallowed in pill form. Meth is often abused and sold on the street under many different nicknames. Because of its highly addictive quality, many users struggle to give up meth on their own and must seek professional meth addiction help to finally stop for good. Prolonged abuse can lead to serious health problems as well as a drastic decline in physical appearance.
How Long Does Meth Last in Your System?
Every person is different so there is no set time for how long meth stays in your system. Several factors are at play and can affect this number. Generally, the high from meth starts relatively quickly and withdrawal begins as soon as a day after use stops, meth remains in the body’s system for much longer. The metabolism of meth is faster in some places than others, but traces of meth in your system can be found even months later.