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Effects - By how much does MDMA increases heart rate and/or blood pressure?

Discussion in 'Ecstasy & MDMA' started by Lorelie, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. Lorelie

    Lorelie Newbie

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    Feb 16, 2012
    Female from earth
    Hi everyone.
    My Flamingo is very curious by how much does MDMA increases the ones heart rate and blood pressure....Of course she doubts anyone ever measures their pulse or blood pressure while being high but still. Maybe some courious Flamingos did?

    For example my Flamingos heart rate is around 80...and her blood pressure is 120/60 - that will the figures be on MDMA? Roughly.

    My flamingo doesnt wanna do the tests on herself couse she is worried it can freak her out and shell get a panic attack.

    My Flamingo will be very greatefull for any info on this topic :)
  2. Terrapinzflyer

    Terrapinzflyer MDMA, RC & News Forums Platinum Member & Advisor

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    I do not know if there is a definite answer possible to this. Issues ranging from dosage, setting, purity (as well as actual substance(s) taken, etc) will all play a role.

    I would think the documents in the archives, or in research journals might provide some basic numbers- but how relevant they would be to recreational use is highly queustionable. There are few human studies, and the ones that exist are likely either the MAPS studies, which use a very pure MDMA, but also in a controlled setting with people with anxiety or ptsd. Likewise other results will be from people who ended up in hospitals, where it is likely unknown exactly what, or how much was taken, and have obviously been through a traumatic experience.

    I did find this reference in a paper in our archives: Cardiovascular Effects of 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

  3. Kradiant

    Kradiant Titanium Member

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    Jan 29, 2012
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    As mentioned above, there isn't really a definite answer as too how much it will affect these things. As well as dosage, setting and purity there's also the fact that each person will react differently to the substance so there's no real way of knowing just what the outcome will be for an individual.

    In relation to other stimulants however, I had heard that MDMA is less strenuous on blood pressure and heart rate than cocaine and some other amphetamines, although I wouldn't take that information for granted.