For over 10 years, teens have been asking us questions on every topic imaginable. While we are no longer taking new questions, we have a wealth of information we would like to share with teenagers.
Questions about suicide? Call the NATIONAL SUICIDE HOTLINE 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433).
FAQ Home Page
Effects of ectasy on the body
Posted on: 06/02/2003
What short term effects does ecstasy (MDMA) have on your body?. . . Long term?
The short term effects include changes in serotonin levels that can make you depressed, and the long term effects include some changes in your brain that can last years. Ecstasy is very dangerous, especially when combined with alcohol or other drugs - while using it raises your body temperature, blood pressure, and makes you very dehydrated. More about ecstasy...
Nancy Brown, PhD