OK this is making the news in the USA now. I have used Marijuana for Nausea for many years. I also use it recreational. Several years ago, I began having nausea especially in the morning. Then one day the nausea got so bad I could not ride in the car. I smoked more to combat it. That night, severe vomiting for 20 hours, profuse sweating, severe stomach cramping, hives covering my body, severe headache, severe dizziness unable to stand, eventual severe diarrhea. I stopped smoking. The symptoms were severe for 5 days gradually tapering off. Dizziness, diarrhea, headache persisting. Difficulty with solid food. Burning stomach, Heartburn. The nausea, headache, ringing in ears, dizziness, hives and diarrhea all reduced but were present for a month. Smoking herb brings it right back.
These are a few of many articles on this. I can tell you it is very bad. Stopping use relived my symptoms a lot in the first few days. After that, it stuck around for more than a month. There were warning signs. Several years ago I began fighting constant nausea. Ringing in the ears for years. Flushing and unexplained hives or itching. This had gone on for years.Then one day… wow.
I am left to wonder if I will be able to enjoy my garden again. I think a long period of abstinence might provide me with the opportunity to use it again sometime in the future. I am reading the symptoms will return on re-introduction. I wonder if this is permanent. I have a hypothesis that if I watch the continuous use and, watch for the symptoms to start to return, I can “dry out” for a while and prevent the horrifying relapse. Make no mistake… this resulted in an ER visit. Something I do not do. I thought I was going to die.
Does anybody have any thoughts?