Dr. Drshalini K A (Homeopathy) needs a second opinion on this medical case.
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Inability to sleep, awake at unusual times, unusual laziness.
Loss of or increased in appetite, changes in eating habits
Cold, sweaty palms; shaking hands.
Red, watery eyes; pupils larger or smaller than usual
Unusual smells on breath, body or clothes.
Extreme hyperactivity; excessive talkativeness.
Slowed or staggering walk; poor physical coordination.
Needle marks on lower arm, leg or bottom of feet.
Nausea, vomiting or excessive sweating.
Tremors or shakes of hands, feet or head.
Runny nose; hacking cough
Puffy face, blushing, or paleness
Frequent rubbing of the nose
Frequent twisting of the jaw, back and forth
Deterioration of hygiene or physical health
Change in overall attitude/personality with no other identifiable cause.
Drop in grades at school or performance at work;
skips school or is late for school.
Change in activities or hobbies.
Sudden oversensitivity, temper tantrums, or resentful behavior.
Difficulty in paying attention; forgetfulness.
General lack of motivation, energy, self-esteem, “I don’t care” attitude.
Change in habits at home; loss of interest in family and family activities.
Silliness or giddiness.
Moodiness, irritability, or nervousness.
Excessive need for privacy; unreachable.
Secretive or suspicious behavior.
Change in personal grooming habits.
Possession of drug paraphernalia.
Changes in friends; friends are known drug users.
Unexplained need for money, stealing money or items
Possession of a false ID card
Missing prescription pills
Complaints of a sore jaw (from teeth grinding during an ecstasy high)
Presence of unusual number of spray cans in the trash