Permanent Neurological Damage From One Pill of Ecstasy?

A video has recently gone viral on Facebook, of Australian man Jordy Hurdes speaking into the camera warning against the dangers of ecstasy use. He suffers from a severe tremor and has difficulty speaking. He says that the doctors who treated him can't believe he's still alive.

Any story of someone suffering a bad reaction to taking drugs is heartbreaking, but it's particularly tragic to see the results in such a personal and direct way. However, despite all the attention the video has received on social media, and larger media outlets thereafter, it conveys very little solid information. I don't mean to minimize his suffering, or the tragic nature of his situation, but it's important to realize that there are some unknowns that would need to be addressed before drawing any conclusions from his video…. To read the rest of this article, click here.

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