The chemical name of the active ingredient in Ecstasy is MDMA. XTC works energizing and mind-altering. You feel very sharp and alert. The mind-altering effect manifests itself in a love, empathogen feel with a great need for contact with others.
The biggest risk with the use of XTC is overheating. The symptoms are profuse sweating, headache, confusion, rapid heart rate and signs of dehydration (less urine, dark colored, thirst, dry mouth, dry saliva in mouth).
Long-term ecstasy affects your short-term memory and you run the risk of mental health problems and long term brain damage.