Tips to Aid You in Successfully Detoxing from Marijuana at our Dallas Rehab

The cannabis plant is the source of marijuana or weed as it is commonly known, which is a psychoactive chemical. According to the NIDA, marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug in the United States. In the last ten years, the number of those 12 years and older who’ve used marijuana has increased from 11% to 17%.

Effects of Marijuana Abuse

A broad range of individuals has used marijuana in various ways. The most common ways to smoke marijuana are hand-rolled joints or water pipes. Utilizing a vaporizer is also another way to get high. There are also numerous recipes for cannabis-infused cookies, brownies, buttercream, tea, and oils.

The primary component of marijuana, THC, enters the bloodstream and reaches the brain, where the effects are perceived. The following are a few negative impacts of a marijuana high:

  • Impaired thinking
  • Impaired memory
  • Hallucinations
  • Delusions
  • Psychosis

The effects of cannabis often start to take effect after 30 to 60 minutes and may last for many hours. According to NIDA, marijuana abuse can lead long-term negative effects. It has been shown that marijuana abuse, particularly among teens, affects memory, cognition, and other crucial learning processes that form brain connections. Whether or not you have used marijuana, you could have seen a decline in your IQ as a grownup, but scientists are still trying to determine whether marijuana actually speeds up this process

Here are ideas to aid your effective marijuana detox:

Why are you detoxing? Is it challenging for you to stop using marijuana? Does it assist you in overcoming stress and anxiety? Compile a list of why you don’t want to continue abusing marijuana anymore and refer to it when detoxification becomes difficult.

Stay hydrated

Staying hydrated is important since THC is excreted through the sweat and urine. Certain liquids may speed up this process even further. A fantastic way to remain hydrated is to make a cup of tea with ginger and cucumbers or to drink hot water flavored with cinnamon and lemon.

Eat Healthy

Switch to a diet rich in lean nutritious grains, protein, vegetables, and fruits.  Additionally, foods rich in dietary water and fiber, such as broccoli, cucumber, and beets, help the body eliminate waste products more quickly.

Take vitamins and mineral supplements.

Niacin, often known as vitamin B3, helps the body eliminate toxins more rapidly by weakening blood capillaries and inducing the release of histamine. Every day taking just one tablet before working out can have a significant effect.


Many individuals experience a surge in energy after several days of detoxification, but they may not comprehend what to do with it. Exercise can assist in flushing cannabis from your body in addition to providing a location for you to release your emotions. When you start burning fat, the THC in your system will be reabsorbed into the blood and eventually eliminated from your body.

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