Learn About Marijuana Withdrawal Symptoms

One of the most abused illegal drugs in the country is marijuana. While it is not physically addictive, marijuana is psychologically addictive, and individuals who use it can develop a physical dependence on it. Withdrawal symptoms occur when the individual has become physically dependent on marijuana, but then stops using it. The drug has psychoactive Read More…

Can Weed Help People Sleep?

People who use marijuana believe frequent use can help aid in sleep but the perception is being challenged by recent studies which look at the reality of sleep patterns for users of marijuana. Learn more about whether this is true and the ramifications. Sleep Studies The Journal of Addictive Diseases, coauthored by Michael Stein, found Read More…

Exercises to Help Stop Weed Smoking

The best motivation to stop smoking weed, or quit any kind of addiction is personal motivation. An individual might change their habits for a short period of time with external motivating factors, such as pressure from loved ones or probation officers, but they will usually relapse. With personal motivation, the likelihood of the individual quitting Read More…

Symptoms of Marijuana Dependence

The addictive potential of Marijuana is lower than that of other illicit drugs, but it is still habit forming. Of those people who use marijuana, only 9% develop dependence on it. However, so many people use marijuana, that dependence on the drug is twice as prevalent than on any other illicit substance. Dependence vs Addiction Read More…

The True Cost of Using Drugs

How dangerous are drugs? There are statistics and studies which show that 25% of chronic paranoid psychoses is marijuana induced. This means that it is younger people who are taking the drugs. There has also been a significant increase in the number of young people developing depressive and anxiety disorders due to using drugs. Unfortunately Read More…

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How Does Marijuana Work?

Marijuana effects the brain and body in different ways, depending on the individual person. Some of the effects can change the way the brain functions over time due to chronic use. Learn how marijuana works and how prolonged use can impact the brain and body over time. How Marijuana Works When marijuana is smoked or Read More…

Can You Overdose on Marijuana?

Can You Overdose on Marijuana?

It is possible to consume more marijuana than necessary, although impossible to experience toxic overdose. When too much marijuana is eaten, symptoms such as dizziness, sweating, nausea, vomiting or even a sensation of dying may occur but it is not fatal. Recognizing symptoms of a marijuana overdose can be helpful in seeking treatment and learning Read More…

Do I Need Rehab for Marijuana Use?

The decision to seek treatment for marijuana use is a very personal one which must be made by the person using the drug, not anybody else. Until that person decides the time is right, treatment will not work. Not everyone is ready for rehab but it is up for debate as to how a person Read More…

The connection between marijuana and cancer

Does Marijuana Have a Connection with Cancer

Marijuana smoke causes cancer, that’s a fact. Does smoking weed lead to cancer? How strong a carcinogen is weed smoke? Let us learn about the connection between smoking marijuana and cancer. The toxic effects of marijuana smoke are similar to those of tobacco smoke. The reason is not difficult to understand. Weed smoke is remarkably Read More…