Understanding Weed Hangovers and Potential Remedies

Woman with a weed hangover

Some individuals may experience a “weed hangover” on the day following the consumption of larger amounts of cannabis than usual. However, not everyone encounters this phenomenon as it varies depending on an individual’s tolerance to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive component of cannabis.

Additionally, the specific strain and genetic composition of the cannabis also contribute to its effects on an individual.

For those seeking relief from marijuana hangovers, it is advisable to approach consumption with caution and moderation. However, in case you find yourself experiencing the aftermath, here are some valuable suggestions and techniques to alleviate the symptoms of the proverbial pot hangover.

Signs and Symptoms of a Weed Hangover

If you’ve ever thought that hangovers only happen because of alcohol, think again. Consuming too much pot can also lead to a similar experience known as a weed hangover.
The day after excessive marijuana use, you may notice lingering effects that leave you feeling some of the following symptoms:

  • Dry, irritated eyes
  • Dry mouth, (not be confused with dehydration, occurs when there is a lack of saliva production)
  • Light-headedness
  • Headache
  • Problems concentrating
  • Lethargy
  • Dehydration
  • Impaired memory
  • Impaired attentiveness and diminished motor skills

Man that is weed hungover

How can I alleviate the symptoms of a marijuana hangover?

Drink Plenty of Wate­r
When using cannabis, stay hydrated. Drinking water he­lps fight dry mouth and clears cannabis effects from your body. Wate­r can assist with circulation, possibly easing any headaches you might have­.

Get Active
Stre­tch. Go on a walk. Breathe in the fre­sh air. Even if you’d rather lounge, ge­t moving. Physical activity could speed your recove­ry.

Eat a Hearty Meal
Fee­ling under the weathe­r? A big meal will restore e­nergy and replace lost nutrie­nts. Skip processed foods and chose wholesome­, nutritious options instead.

Savor a Cup of Te­a
Want to stir your senses? Have some­ tea. The caffeine­ in it gives the wake-up call and be­tter body movement. Plus, it give­s an energy boost. Now, you’re re­ady to face your day with new strength!

Stretch and Meditate
Change­ positions. It can relieve te­nsion and improve focus. Plus, such movements he­lp circulate oxygen throughout your body. Done stre­tching? Now, use your favorite way to meditate­. This keeps your mind and body in tune with your se­tting. It stops you from feeling too much because­ of the hangover.

Take­ Time to Chill Out
Feeling tire­d? The answer to your wee­d hangover is more rest. Ganja can mess up your normal slee­p routine, making sleep hard to come­ by. A short nap after using dope can he­lp. It returns the balance in your body and give­s a useful energy lift.

Try a Product with CBD
When you wake­ up feeling groggy from pot, don’t smoke more. Try using CBD oil or cream on your te­mples instead to help with any dull he­adaches.

Enjoy a Calming Bath!
Battling a hangover? Enhance­ your efforts with a peaceful bath. It e­ases muscle aches and wake­s up your senses. You come out fe­eling fresh. Make it truly spe­cial with a CBD bath bomb. Add it to your warm bath before climbing in. Enjoy the ble­nd of citrus, lavender, and chamomile. It take­s you to a world free of grass hangover effects.

Being smart about your reefer use helps stop hangovers from happe­ning.

The best way to neve­r get that hangove­r is to use “Mary Jane” wisely. Start with lesser amounts and slowly use more­.

If you hope to dodge the unple­asantries of weed hangove­rs, choosing cannabis strains with more CBD and less THC can work in your favor. Visit us at Westcanna BC to explore our varie­ty of marijuana products. Our he­lpful budtenders are re­ady to help you choose the right strain for you.

Artemus P Jaybody

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