The truth is, there’s still a whole lot that scientists do not know about the effects of inhalants on the brain.
When scientists learn more about how various inhalants affect the brain, they may be able to develop treatments that prevent the damage inhalants can cause. Maybe someday you’ll make the next major breakthrough.
Until then, follow me—Sara Bellum—through many other magazines in my series. We'll explore how drugs can affect the brain and also the nervous system.
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