Evaluating your likely current (and near future) state of health means taking into account the risk factors — such as ecstasy use — that affect you. Our medical diagnosis tool, The Analyst™, identifies major risk factors by asking the right questions.
Have you used ecstasy?
Possible responses:→ Never / prefer not to say / don't know
→ Minor episode(s) in the past only
→ Significant episode(s) in the past only
→ Moderate current use
→ Heavy current use
Addictions / Addictive Tendencies also suggests the following possibilities:
Drug abuse – in particular cocaine use – is a predisposing factor for having nervous breakdowns.
Some researchers believe that ecstasy use could lead to early onset of Parkinson's disease by causing the body to exhaust its supply of dopamine prematurely.
Frequently, people with PTSD use drugs or alcohol to avoid trauma-related feelings and memories.