Using exercise to beat marijuana withdrawal

People didn’t used to consider marijuana addictive, but addictions professionals now recognize that the cessation of regular marijuana smoking can result in a very strong withdrawal syndrome, and as the potency of marijuana gets increasingly stronger with each passing year, so does the strength of the withdrawal symptoms.

Some of the symptoms experienced by regular marijuana smokers after quitting use are insomnia, a lack of appetite, nausea, irritability, anxiety and even aggression. While feeling lethargic, nauseous and irritable you may not feel inclined to get out of the house and engage in strenuous exercise, but it may be just what your body needs to alleviate some of the experienced symptoms.

Endorphin creating intense exercise can be a great way to calm the sensations of anxiety, and physical weariness can help to alleviate nights of insomnia. Work out feelings of aggression in a healthy and productive way through sports or exercise, and have fewer negative mood symptoms remaining at the end of the day. Exercise may or may not accelerate the process of withdrawal, but it seems almost certain to better the experienced symptoms of withdrawal, and is one of the easiest and safest methods to a better mental outlook and hopefully a good night of sleep.

So get off the couch, lace up the sneakers and get out and do some sweating… you’ll feel better!

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People didn’t used to consider marijuana addictive, but addictions professionals now recognize that the cessation of regular marijuana smoking can result in a very strong withdrawal syndrome, and as the potency of marijuana gets increasingly stronger with each passing year, so does the strength of the withdrawal symptoms.

Some of the symptoms experienced by regular marijuana smokers after quitting use are insomnia, a lack of appetite, nausea, irritability, anxiety and even aggression. While feeling lethargic, nauseous and irritable you may not feel inclined to get out of the house and engage in strenuous exercise, but it may be just what your body needs to alleviate some of the experienced symptoms.

Endorphin creating intense exercise can be a great way to calm the sensations of anxiety, and physical weariness can help to alleviate nights of insomnia. Work out feelings of aggression in a healthy and productive way through sports or exercise, and have fewer negative mood symptoms remaining at the end of the day. Exercise may or may not accelerate the process of withdrawal, but it seems almost certain to better the experienced symptoms of withdrawal, and is one of the easiest and safest methods to a better mental outlook and hopefully a good night of sleep.

So get off the couch, lace up the sneakers and get out and do some sweating… you’ll feel better!

1 thought on “Using exercise to beat marijuana withdrawal”

  1. fucking good info it has gave me a more positive attitude on staying off weed i have been getting most of the withdrawal sytoms isomiona and more aggressive attitude i was realy independent on it but this info has made me wake up to the reality of what weed realy can do to your social life and phisical appearence i am only 16 been smoking weed for three years now and i have only just realized what it can do to you bein high was the best feeling it takes the edge of all of your life problems but it is not the best way to deal with your problems you dont need to shut of your problems by resorting to weed it is better to comfront your problems and sort it out otherwise you will never sort them out it has only been four days since i have had any and i am already goin thourgh some of the effects of the withdrawral sytoms that proves it is additve and you can become independant on it hopefully more people come off weed just like i have it was effeting my education and that is one of the most important things in life among other things just wanted to express my self about the info and the whole subject thanks for guiding me thourgh the stuggle of quiting weed

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