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Inhalants affect the brain. Inhalants
are substances or fumes from products such as glue or paint thinner that
are sniffed or "huffed" to cause an immediate high. Because they affect your brain with much greater speed and force than many other substances, they can cause irreversible
physical and mental damage before you know what's
Inhalants affect your heart.
Inhalants starve the body of oxygen and force the heart to beat irregularly
and more rapidly - that can be dangerous for your body.
Inhalants damage other parts of your body. People
who use inhalants can experience nausea and nosebleeds; develop liver,
lung and kidney problems; and lose their sense of hearing or smell. Chronic
use can lead to muscle wasting and reduced muscle tone and strength.
can cause sudden death.
Inhalants can kill you instantly. Inhalant users
can die by suffocation, choking on their
vomit or having a heart attack.