Meth is an illegal drug that people secretly use as a stimulant to the nervous system.
In local neighborhoods, meth is referred to as crank, chalk, gak, glass, chicken feed, trash, speed, beannies, blade, crystal, ice and ventana among others. Meth is one hard drug that stimulates the central nervous system in a very addictive manner. Users get hooked on it the first time they try it. Users administer meth by injecting, smoking, inhaling and swallowing as pills.
One of the main health effects of meth abuse and abuse is hunger suppression. People who abuse meth experience loss of appetite, weight loss, delusions, insomnia, aggression, irritability, paranoia, hyperactivity and psychotic behavior among others. In some cases, meth kills or contributes to debilitating conditions.