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      Your Health September 17, 2013 Bath salts drugs & ER visits

      Street drugs called "bath salts" were linked to nearly 23,000 emergency room visits in the U.S. in 2011that's according to a new report by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.{}{}{}{} Bath salts are amphetamine-like stimulants that have become increasingly popular among recreational drug users in recent years.{}{}{} The drugs have nothing to do with the crystals you might sprinkle in a bathtub.{}{}{}{} Experts say these drugs are extremely dangerous.{}{}{}{} Bath salts drugs can cause heart problems, high blood pressure, seizures, addiction, suicidal thoughts, psychosis and, in some cases, death especially when combined with other drugs.