Tina is cur­rent­ly the most pow­er­ful stim­u­lant sold in the Nether­lands.
The inten­si­ty of its effect is more than three times that of cocaine (see table).
It floods the brain with dopamine, gen­er­at­ing an intense feel­ing of eupho­ria.
You also feel ener­gised and con­fi­dent.
Its effect is often described as “over­whelm­ing” and “incred­i­bly sex­u­al­ly arous­ing”.
This sounds appeal­ing, but reg­u­lar use comes with a major down­side.

It blurs your per­cep­tion of time, and sup­press­es your need for food and sleep.
Sex under the influ­ence of Tina can some­times go on for days.

Its effect, once it wears off, is often fol­lowed by an intense and pro­longed hang­over, oth­er­wise known as “com­ing down”.
The dura­tion of this dip depends on how much you took, how long you took it for, and whether or not you took it in com­bi­na­tion with oth­er sub­stances.
Many users expe­ri­ence phys­i­cal, men­tal and sex­u­al dis­com­fort for days after­wards.
Symp­toms include exhaus­tion, insom­nia, depres­sion, anx­i­ety, severe mood swings and a dimin­ished libido.
These symp­toms can per­sist for a week or longer.

Amount of released dopamine
Short-term effects
Effects of long-term use

Amount of released dopamine

Short-term effects

Psy­cho­log­i­cal effects:

  • Incred­i­ble boost in ener­gy
  • Height­ened alert­ness
  • Eupho­ria
  • Increased sex dri­ve
  • Ele­vat­ed self-con­fi­dence
  • Agi­ta­tion and rest­less­ness
  • Loss of time per­cep­tion
  • Loss of, or dimin­ished, appetite
  • Less sen­si­tiv­i­ty to pain

Phys­i­cal effects:

  • Ele­vat­ed heart rate, blood pres­sure and body tem­per­a­ture
  • Dry mouth
  • Enlarged pupils
  • Stiff (jaw) mus­cles
  • Mus­cle spasms
  • Teeth grind­ing
  • Sweat­ing and gen­er­al dehy­dra­tion
  • Dizzi­ness, nau­sea or headaches (some­times)
  • Dry­ing out of the mucous mem­branes (in the throat and ass)
  • Ashy grey skin

Com­mon after-effects:

  • Rest­less­ness
  • Edgi­ness
  • Insom­nia or dis­turbed sleep pat­terns
  • Exhaus­tion
  • Mood swings
  • Depres­sion, some­times accom­pa­nied by sui­ci­dal thoughts
  • Para­noia
  • Dimin­ished libido
  • Intense crav­ing
  • Extreme weight loss (fol­low­ing reg­u­lar use)

Effects of long-term use

Tak­ing crys­tal meth is an extreme assault on the body, mind and brain.
The more often and more inten­sive­ly you use it, the soon­er you expe­ri­ence its neg­a­tive effects and the soon­er you become men­tal­ly depen­dent.
The intense “high” is often fol­lowed by a sim­i­lar­ly intense “low”.

The fol­low­ing fac­tors large­ly deter­mine the extent and type of neg­a­tive effects, and the like­li­hood of depen­dence:

  • Usage method: are you snort­ing, ingest­ing oral­ly, smok­ing, booty bump­ing or slam­ming your Tina?
  • Quan­ti­ty and fre­quen­cy: how often and how much do you use?
  • Lifestyle: do you take suf­fi­cient breaks, and take in enough food and drink when you use?
  • Phys­i­o­log­i­cal pre­dis­po­si­tion: some men are more sen­si­tive to crys­tal meth than oth­ers.
  • Your cir­cum­stances: do you already suf­fer from depres­sion or heart prob­lems, or are you social­ly iso­lat­ed?

A lot of guys who use crys­tal meth on a reg­u­lar basis when hav­ing sex even­tu­al­ly find it hard to have sex with­out it.

Symp­toms of long-term use:

Over­stim­u­la­tion, sleep depri­va­tion and deple­tion of brain chem­i­cals can even­tu­al­ly lead to:

  • Dimin­ished libido
  • Depres­sion and sui­ci­dal thoughts
  • Con­tin­u­ous stress and irri­tabil­i­ty
  • Para­noia and psy­chosis

Oth­er poten­tial long-term con­se­quences:

  • Mal­nu­tri­tion and dimin­ished resis­tance to illness/li>
  • Kid­ney dam­age
  • Break­down of mus­cle tis­sue
  • Tooth decay
  • Dry and intense­ly itchy skin