Cannabis is known by many names – Marijuana, Pot, Hash, Grass, Weed and even Mary Jane on the streets. A mixture of dried leaves, flowers, and plant extract, Cannabis Sativa is one of the most commonly abused drugs in the world. What starts as a recreational use, often leads to marijuana addiction and Marijuana affects personal health, work, family and social life can be devastating.
Cannabis induced intoxication can result in multiple symptoms
● Surreal imagination
● Intense pleasure or anxiety
Behavioural and Psychological:
● Drowsiness and slowed responses
● Sudden increase in appetite
● Dry mouth
● Altered sense of time
● Fear and Paranoia
Marijuana contains Tetrahydrocannabinol(THC) that is passed into the bloodstream through smoking or ingestion. The blood carries the THC to the brain through Cannabinoid receptors located in the high-density areas. These areas influence pleasure, memory, thoughts, coordination, sensory and time perception, etc. The person feels immediate high and fired up.
Apart from immediate intoxication, there are other adverse effects of long-term use of marijuana.
Cannabis withdrawal syndrome peaks within one week of the last dosage. There are no medications available for the treatment. One can opt for programs offered by Anunitha De-Addiction Center for aftercare support and De-Addiction and Rehabilitation services to avoid a relapse. Call us on 9611194949 for further details or visit Cadabam’s Anunitha.