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Feeling really strange after smoking marijuana.

For about a month ago I smoked marijuana with 2 friends, this time I smoked alot. I almost freaked out because I got the feeling i would never be normal again. Now to the problem, 1 month after i still feel strange it's like im still a little bit high but in the same time im not. At nights I become very scared, I get the feeling that im going to die but. Will this go over or am I going to feel like this all my life? Oh by the way, I searched on the net to see if I was the only one feeling like this, I found some simmilar questions as mine. What is this I just want to feel normal again.

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I dont really know about occasionaly use like that...as I was a daily puffer for a at least 5 to 6 years......I didnt really expericne being high like that unless I was stressed out..You see when you do drugs..they stay in your fatty cells, and when you are stressed out they release a bit of the affect , which could be why you feel that way...

I recently quit smoking pot..I have been off for 4 days now.....its amazing..I have never felt better....I realized that pot made me more fearful about things happening that werent even happening...That I was angry more....and stressed out.....until I smoked a joint or something..then I was fine..but I needed that to be fine.........

I hope some of this helps...hang in there and if there is anything you need to ask more I will try to answer the best way I know how..

Happy Thoughts adn Prayers
Love
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This happened to me.  You are experiencing panic attacks as a result of the pot affecting the neurotransmitters in your brain.  This can happen to people who are predisposed to anxiety disorders.  It can be permanent, as it was for me, but mine was compounded by postpartum pregnancy hormones.  (I had quit pot when I found out I was pregnant, but the effects lasted, and got worse after delivery)  I would definitely not smoke it any more, and if the feeling persists, talk to a doc about some meds (SSRI's are wonderful), even short-term.  There is a chance that once your neurotransmitters recover, your symptoms will go away.  Good luck!
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       i smoked with 3 friends about 3 and a half weeks ago, it only was my ninth time or so doing it. But when i got high it wasn't like all the other times...i felt REALLY weird and panicy, like i was gonna die, and i know it wasn't laced cause the 3 friends i did it with didn't have my problem. i felt a sense of non-reality.
        And the next day I felt i geuss what you would call anxiety...i couldn't sleep, felt out of place, not feeling like my self, i was always worried and thinking like what if im going to feel this way forever...just really worried and couldn't relax. And it's been on and off like that ever since, like some times i'll feel kind of better but still a little out of place and then it will get worse...but I haven't felt 100% since.....
        I'm telling you all this because, when i heard your problem was the same as mine, it made me feel a lot better and i hope me telling you this does the same. some things i try to do that make me feel better is eating, hanging out with friends or talking to people or just getting a change of scenery, (like going out side) umm i listen to music to and that seems to help calm my mind. so hope you feel better cause your not alone :D
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listen people dont buy pot. it's that simple. everyone says o it's just pot not that bad. FACT IS you dont know what it's laced with....good luck that paniced not feeling right antsy feeling can b coke, crack, who knows. People say ooo it cant b laced it would cost a whole lot more. trust me their are dealers out there that will sell you laced stuff just to see if u call them back freakin out. TRUST ME
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You're just having a panic attack, I wouldn't worry too much about it. I used to feel like that when I first started smoking and after a while it passed.

Don't smoke too much, take a few small hits and enjoy.
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Yes that happened to me to a few times. Almost went to the ER a few times. My heart rate was around 200 beats per minute I thought it was going to explode. Felt like I was going to die. This affected me honestly for the better part of 2 years on and off. I had to be put on Ativan for "panic attacks" even though i was not smoking it anymore. I would really recommend staying away from it for a long time. I can smoke it now but it's 10+ years later and even still I never do much and am still kind of worried when i do. But yes the effects may stay around a while.
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Hey I had this same problem it was like my 7th time and i went out and smoked with this girl and I took about 17 rips i think. Well I thought oh man i'm so high at first then I got back to my freinds like 3 minutes later and I got this really weird feeling, like the room was shaking. I knew right away, I need to check my heart (even though I could allready feel it) it was beeting so fast and i could feel it. I was so scared I tried laying down and to go asleep but i felt to weird to stay still, I thought oh man am I going to die??? I'm only 13 and I love life, and I'm so stupid to go out and smoke pot. I thought I'm so sorry got please forgive me, I will never touch it again. I was walking back and forth trying to get out of the crazy feeling, sometimes for about 5 seconds the feeling would stop but then i would go back into the feeling. Then I fell asleep finally thinking i would never wake up, but i woke up and i felt fine then about a month later I tried it again, I wanted to get high again! So about like 3 months later i went and smoked with my freind i took two really hard bong rips and about 3 minutes after I was all crazy, it was the same feeling as before. I tried laying down in the car but my freinds told me just hang in there and put on your seat belt. They went to go buy candy and they brang me a soby, i drank it rapidly hoping it would cure me some how. I wanted to tell them to call the doctore but I didn't, and then I got to my freinds house and went and layed down. I was feeling a little better than the first time but not much. I could like still function, but deffinentally not the same. Then the next morning he said lets go smoke, i took 2 light rips but not that light. The same feeling happened again, i headed for bed but he told me I can't sleep so I stayed up and had to deal with the feeling. I deffinentally wasn't as bad as the night before but It was still bad. Then the crazy feeling wore off but I still felt spacy and deffinentaly not the same. Then i went home and I havn't felt the same ever since. Know it's about a month since then and I feel better but usually on Sunday night i get the "Panick Attacks" I'm considering telling my parents now although i'm scared, my good freinds tell me i should tell them. I keep thinking I'm going to get better and i don't think I can rely on that. I need like medical assistance. Anyone have any suggestions?
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Marijuana being laced is a standard misconception. Pot is the cheapest of the cheap. Why on earth would a dealer secretly lace it with more expensive stuff? Thats like saying mcdonalds hides diamonds in their happy meal toys
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i feel so safe now that i know im not the only one going through this...i never in my life smoked weed, all my friends do it..and one time on my birthday i decided to be brave, and it was the worst mistake i ever made..after i smoked the weed, i felt like i was dien,i started screaming, i passed out so many times from hyperventilating,everytime i would come back i would scream for someone to call the ambulance, but no one did..they were all scared i was dien...its been two years and i still feel the same..i was hoping this would go away..everynight im scared to go to bed..i get alot of panic attacks...not cool am thinkin about getting some help i dont wanna live like this any more..i wish i could just feel the same..i feel like im just watching my life n not actually living it..like if im just in a dream 24/7 or high 24/7
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i feel the same way i used to always smoke and it never happened too me but just one random day i decided too smoke with my friend and after it felt like a microphone was in my voice and the ground was moving and i was dizzy so when we had got too the appartements i changed into a whole diffrent person and start feaken out going crzy and its like my sight was fake and i was living in a fake world and i thought i was gonna die and then had start running and leaving my things and my friends thought it was a joke but it was true so the next day they was about too smoke but i didnt want too but it looked soo fun so i just hit about too times so we left from the spot and had whent too the lil teen center my friend start crying out the noe where so i was like why you crying for and she got mad and walked away then i went too go sit down and something like made me get up and had mede me walk in the gym and i looked at my friend and start crying and said dont leave me and something was like forcing me too go in the gym where my aunties at like i start crying and asking for help .nd going crazy and it all felt fake like i was dien and it was the end of me so they had called the fire department &thay had came and i was going crazy and they put me in the ambulance truck ,it would go away for a lil but i had ,had a iv in my arm and i lifted up and start going crazyy then i calmed down and everysense my chest has been hurting and i dont feel the same and at nights i feel soo scared like im never gonna wake up if i go to sleep i just need help i feel like i ****** my life up and i feel like crying..:( ,i thaught i was the only one going through this
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OMG!! Have just been reading these posts and had a thought.
6 weeks ago, for the first time in my life, I made myself a cup of tea with strained marijuana, about a teaspoon full as I thought it would help me relax and sleep.

It didnt seem to have any effect at all.

6 days later I experienced a massive panic attack, following a day of depression - I have never had one before in my life.  The doctors and I attributed it to the heavy stress in my life.

Since then have been on a downward spiral, hopefully heading upwards now, as I was put on Xanax for the attack, then a valium wean to get off of it - I got quickly dependent on both as obviously my metabolism is very sensitive and am going through severe withdrawal symptoms now, YES even after 4 weeks of those drugs only!

But ... had completely forgotten about the marijuana tea until I read these posts and now I am wondering whether it was possible for it to have caused the panic attack, albeit several days later, or would it have happened anyway as it was a particularly stressful week???  Hmmm.
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Just realised orginal post is 5 years old!  How did this happen??
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i feel like that to. i always used to smoke and i never felt anything bad. but a year later i smoked and i got that feeling, like i was going to die, then everything got really hot my eyes felt like they were burning and i blacked out. then i remember my friend picked me up and said i fell
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yeah this happend to me. i smoked 4 bowls and then every thing went into slow motion and i was freaking out and it was hard to breath. when i finally came down and woke up the next morning i never felt normal sence. i waited for it to wear off but it never did. ive felt like this for 5 months now and it wont go away. i learned to except the feeling and just continue on with life.
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one time i took a bite out of a piece of marijuana brownie and i started freaking out a few hrs later. The next day i woke up i felt better but some days later i was driving in the night and i started freaking out. Everything seemed unreal to me and ever since then it got worse. I dont feel like myself and my thoughts are like in the back of my head. Im not the same how i used to be..i feel like a different person ..i feel empty inside. Idk if im just in a phase and it will pass and ill feel better? i just wana sleep and not think or feel this way. I dont kno wat if im suffering frm depression or depersonlisation? please reply bak if sumone else went through this...
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For a few years I used to smoke weed every day. However, I took a break for about a month, and then went to smoke with some friends. But when I got about half an hour into the high everything changed. My vision became distorted, I felt very small and stupid, and the world seemed fake. I hurriedly extricated myself from the circle and went on a long walk to try and comprehend what was happening. Eventually, I got home and went to bed, but, when I woke up, I felt different. Since then, I have been attempting to improve my condition and have found that exercise, both mental and physical, help. As well as meditation. When I meditate, I visualize my consciousnesses and thoughts expanding throughout my mind. These two activities have helped me allot, and I just thought I would share them with all of you.

Peace and love to you all.
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Sounds like ya all just got some killer stuff and couldn't handle it. Lol. Maybe it was pesticides and you had a bad reaction. Don't smoke pot unless you know where its been grown. Think about the chemicals they spray for bugs or fertilizers on it.
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This happens every time i smoke now. I have looked around the net and found that this has been happening to allot of people. It could have been pesticides, but, I know it had nothing to do with being really high.
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Are you still feeling as if things were unreal but real at the same time? if no how long did it take for you to recover? i smoked on Christmas n was messed up the next day(still high). n on new  years day i smoked again.now its january 18th and im still feeling alittle weird and idk what to do. i need advice.
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hey folks,
i felt same as you guys did.
When i smoked marijuana after 5 min it was like thousands of pictures were floating in front of my eyes within a second and my mind was not able to concentrate on a single one.
It makes you feel like paranoid person.
But beleive me and have faith in yourself . .
You know that you are alright.+and these panick attacks will go away once you had a proper medications.
Stay away from bad things.
Be pure
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Been there done that. I was about 15 years old when i first tried it everyone kept taking about it so i wanted to try it. I took the biggest hits my brothers kept telling me me to calm down i didnt listen and then boom it happen the craziest feeling happen i was lost in my own world. Its a feeling that no one can discribe i was so scared call me a ***** but i started crying and telling god please bring me back to normal and ill never do this again and drifted to sleep next day i felt weird and months past by and i felt the same feeling like ya sometimes no joke i felt like killing my self. But then i thought i get this feeling every time i think about that day you got stone so i tried not to think about it and then just like that you forget about the feeling every now and then i still get them but i forget cause i dont pay attenition anymore.. Then i thought i gotta face my fears so i rowed a big fat j and started puffing and passing to the left of couse lol now this might work for u to face you fears bro face you fears its scary i know u not alone bro. Remeber u only have one life dont be scared tru out it
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WOW sounds exactly like what happened tome a long time ago. I have never been big on weed done it like 4-5 times all my life but last time this happened to me n a lot of ppl tell me it had to be laced with something I dunno but it was like two months later when I finally kinda let it go and forgot about it and felt normal again. But like other said I had panic attacks and all that but I think the worst part of this whatever it is called that happened to me was a lot of time I would be doing whatever and start questioning if it was real or not I guess you would say questioning reality because I would be like a&m I dreaming or is this really happening and them panic attack would start and I dunno it was terrible but seemed like once I kinda just let it go I felt fine and needless to say I will NEVER SMOKE WEED AGAIN
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Avatar_f_tn
I feel the same way how long does it last?
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Avatar_m_tn
OMG, I have the exact same thing :'(

I bonged 2 heads one on Friday and one on Saturday
I was doing it for 2 months (once-twice a week) without any side effects
but this time it was different :(

I feel like my senses are not tuned right...  it's the second day after smoking..
when I'm eating or drinking, I'm not sure I'm really doing it, but then I understand I did it..

when my hand or leg feels itchy and I scratch myself, I'm feeling weird..  like I'm not really doing it, and the feeling itself is so weird...

never smoked too much though..
I'm certain it was the medical ****.

I'm getting off of it, will see what happens, hope the weird feeling is not for life..

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