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What is AIDS & HIV?

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May 2005

Quick Study

by Laura Whitehorn

Researchers in Hawaii, California and Germany found out how long-term crystal meth use helps HIV damage your brain cells. It seems crystal and HIV may each wreak havoc on the same neurotransmitters in your brain. Put HIV together with at least a year of regular crystal use and they have an “additive” effect, speeding symptons of dementia.



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