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Short Term Effects

Sniffing or huffing inhalants can kill on the very first use or any use! Inhalants cause massive health damage in both the short- and long-term.

The physical damage inhalants cause in the short term includes:

  • Drowsiness
  • Lack of energy
  • Risk-taking behavior
  • Lightheadedness
  • Agitation
  • Belligerence (hostility)
  • Lack of concern about surroundings or life
  • Poor judgment
  • Inability to function in school, work, or social situations
  • Slurred speech
  • Poor reflexes
  • Muscle weakness
  • Headache
  • Poor coordination
  • Loss of sensations
  • Confusion and delirium
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Unconsciousness
  • Sudden death

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