Are Marijuana Hangovers a Thing?

Cannabis has many healing factors, but when some people wake up the morning after a night of smoking, they feel the same symptoms as those who have hangovers from alcohol as Massroots reports.


Most Common Signs and Symptoms of a Marijuana Hangover:

  • Headache
  • Lethargy
  • Dehydration
  • Dry itchy eyes
  • Grogginess or spaciness
  • Limited functionality or feeling of being in slow motion
  • Mild nausea
  • Congestion


A medical study dating back to the 80’s determined, “marijuana smoking can produce residual (hangover) effects the day after smoking, but the precise nature and extent of these effects, as well as their practical implications, remain to be determined.


With that said, there are some things you can do to avoid getting a marijuana hangover and what to do if you have one. It’s all about keeping your body healthy, much like after a night of drinking. The more water and rest, the better.


Ways to Prevent a Marijuana Hangover:

  • Avoid over-consumption
  • Stay hydrated
  • Get plenty of sleep
  • Avoid sugary foods
  • Eat fruits and vegetables


How to Treat Symptoms of a Marijuana Hangover

  • Hydrate
  • Shower
  • Exercise
  • Vitamin supplement like B12


Just as these symptoms differ between each person, so do all of the remedies. This is not an all encompassing list, but these are common suggestions known to help treat the symptoms and knock the marijuana hangover out. The more of these recommendations you do, the better you’ll feel.

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