GHB abuse, over time, leads to both physical AND psychological addiction. Those two addictions combine to form a vice like grip over the life of the user – causing difficult withdrawal symptoms for those who attempt to quit. Some of those withdrawal symptoms are:
- Chest pain and tightness
- Muscle and bone aches
GHB has been used as a general anesthetic in the 1960s
GHB is a Central Nervous System depressant used as an intoxicant. It has many street names, including “Georgia Home Boy” and “Liquid Ecstasy”.
The drug has been identified as a date rape drug.