Crystal meth (methamphetamine), or Tina, is a powerful stimulant that can keep you awake for very long periods of time
It can also make you feel very self-confident, powerful and extremely horny. Crystal meth is used on the club drug scene and gives a feeling of euphoria. However, the problem with crystal meth is that the feelings of extreme arousal and euphoria can make using the drug when having sex so appealing that it has a high risk of psychological dependence.
It carries a high risk of psychological dependence. There are several ways to take crystal meth, which will determine the effect that you experience from it and how quickly you get high.
Crystal meth is used in Chemsex as it can make you feel very aroused, disinhibited and alert. A lot of men can go for hours without sleep or feeling like they need to eat. In addition, some may also become paranoid and others may become aggressive.
A lot of men feel that crystal meth makes you feel ‘super horny’ by causing extreme arousal. They also feel that crystal meth can make you feel more attractive and confident, especially when coming onto other guys. Other effects of crystal meth and sex include:
The one thing that is often reported by guys who have sex while on crystal meth is that if they do cum it is ‘mind-blowing’.
In reality, crystal meth has a very high risk of psychological and physical dependence, that for many men has led to devastating effects on their lives causing physical and mental health issues. Some ultimately become isolated from friends and family. In addition, using crystal meth can also result in:
Crystal meth can affect your mental health, like using any other drug (including alcohol). When using crystal meth, there is a risk that it may cause psychosis in some. Psychosis is a mental state where you can lose touch with reality. Additionally, it can also exacerbate other mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression. Associated issues like isolation and loneliness are also common, especially if crystal meth has impacted on your social life and employment.
Using crystal meth and taking HIV drugs (including PrEP) can have serious consequences. For example, some HIV drugs can lead to fatal levels of crystal meth being stored in your body. This happens because HIV drugs can slow down your metabolism, making it possible to for you to unintentionally overdose.
Furthermore, because crystal meth causes you to lose time, you may forget to take your HIV medication on time, as prescribed.