Ecstasy: is a psychoactive stimulant, usually made in illegal laboratories. In fact, the term “ecstasy” has evolved and no longer refers to a single substance but a range of substances similar in effect on users. Frequently, any tablet with a logo is now referred to as “ecstasy” regardless of its chemical makeup.
Ecstasy can make the body ignore distress signals such as dehydration, dizziness and exhaustion and it can interfere with the body’s ability to regulate temperature. Furthermore, ecstasy can severely damage organs such as the liver and the kidneys. Use can lead to convulsions and heart failure. Large doses of ecstasy also cause restlessness, anxiety and severe hallucinations.