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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Solvents
Solvent Abuse [posted 1/8/99]
Answer: Socially - very. See a specialist-you have a problem.
Effects of Solvents on Health
Answer: Solvents are thought to affect the lungs, usually not the nervous system. When the nervous system is affected it is usually in the peripheral nerves, not the brain. However, one would need to know the specific different solvents he/she is exposed to prior to any meaningful help.
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