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Most people do not talk about having a weed hangover, but it’s real.
Most people know how it feels to have a hangover from drinking. It is a miserable feeling and will make you hate booze for a moment. It messes your well-being and moods making your productivity lower than usual.
It is not as substantial as the alcohol effect, but you will have some marijuana hangover symptoms after enjoying a good smoking session. This means you smoke more than what your body is used to and it reacts to the overdose the following day as the highness effect wears out.
The signs include:
Marijuana gives you a dry mouth when you overdo it, due to dehydration. The lack of enough water in the body can give you a headache.
What you need to do is drink a lot of water and avoid salty foods. Have a bottle of water with you during the smoking session and keep drinking more after you are done smoking.
Keeping hydrated should you reduce the chances of having to deal with a splitting headache after having fun with friends.
Marijuana can mess with your cognitive functions if used long-term and in significant amounts according to studies. The same thing happens when you are dehydrated; it slows your memory and how your brain functions.
It is worsened by the fact that weed smoking sessions can go for hours and mess with your sleeping patterns. But, sleeping for long does not guarantee you a clear mind; you are likely to feel still sluggish if you overdid it the previous night.
Coffee can help you with alertness and plenty of water to flush out the toxins. If you are feeling foggy in the morning after a terrific marijuana smoking time, you can also take a shower, run or go to the gym. Also, eat healthy food throughout the day and avoid sodas.
Marijuana contains THC, which is cannabinoid. The cannabinoid sticks to the submandibular glands; these are glands that produce saliva. When cannabinoid binds to the glands, the mouth stops producing saliva.
This is why you wake with a “cotton mouth” after a super high time.
Dealing with dehydration is easy, drink to rehydrate your body and get well. Also, eat watery fruits and vegetables throughout the day.
Marijuana-induced dehydration makes you feel terrible, and it does not spare any part of your body.
THC dilates the ocular capillaries which created the infamous red eyes most users experience. They become dry and feel tired as well.
To eliminate the discomfort, you can use rewetting drops and avoid fast foods completely.
After a weed-binge, you are likely to fall asleep fast. However, you are not assured quality sleep, and that’s why you wake up with a lot of fatigue the following day.
The best way to get rid of the fatigue is sleeping after the high has worn off. But this may not be possible due to work and family obligations.
Eat healthy foods, drink coffee and a lot of water throughout the day. Avoid smoking more weed and reduce the number of times you overindulge.
The marijuana hangover remains a topic of contention among some people. The only people who believe in this hangover are those who have experienced it firsthand. However, the primary cause of the unpleasant feeling is mainly due to smoking more than your body is used to.
Have you experienced a weed hangover?