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Xenovista 3 points ago +3 / -0

I just learned it does literal brain damage. The chemical receptors get overloaded with Dopamine and shut down due to excess.

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ScutFarkus 4 points ago +5 / -1

Like many other addictions, it destroys the reward pathways. They can slowly be returned to normal, but just like with drugs, it takes abstinence. The brain and body are remarkably resilient.