Training Guide

Stimulant Overamping Basics

Recognizing Stimulant Overamping

Overamping can lead to heart attack, stroke, seizure or overheating!

Physical symptoms of overamping could include: 

  • Nausea and/or vomiting
  • Falling asleep/passing out (but still breathing)
  • Chest pain or a tightening in the chest 
  • High temperature/sweating profusely, often with chills
  • Fast heart rate, racing pulse
  • Irregular breathing or shortness of breath 
  • Convulsions
  • Stroke
  • Limb jerking or rigidity
  • Feeling paralyzed while awake
  • Severe headache
  • Hypertension (elevated blood pressure) 
  • Teeth grinding 
  • Insomnia or decreased need for sleep 
  • Tremors 

Psychological symptoms of overamping, or “mental distress” could include:

  • Extreme anxiety 
  • Panic
  • Extreme paranoia 
  • Hallucinations 
  • Extreme agitation 
  • Increased aggressiveness 
  • Restlessness or irritability 
  • Hypervigilance (being super aware of your environment, sounds, people, etc.) 
  • Enhanced sensory awareness 
  • Suspiciousness