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What 5 Popular Drugs Including Weed And Booze Do To Your Body And Brain

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Erin Brodwin and Samantha Lee

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clockFeb 27 2017, 14:35 UTC

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A puff of this, and the world transforms into a colorful kaleidoscope of dancing patterns and waves of sound; a sip of that, and the muscles in your body relax like jello.

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We know different drugs make us experience the world around us in very different ways — and their after-effects are often nowhere near as pleasant as the immediate results they produce.

So what exactly are these drugs doing to prompt these feelings?

Marijuana

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Magic mushrooms

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Opioids

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Cocaine

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Alcohol

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