How you can keep away from weed paranoia through the pandemic

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If a person has had a bad experience with weeds, try to remember what happened on the day that these feelings were triggered.

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Maria Loreto • • The fresh toast As always, cannabis is very personal and there is no one-size-fits-all approach.  /. As always, cannabis is very personal and there is no one-size-fits-all approach. /. Photo by triggermouse / iStock / Getty Images Plus

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Cannabis is very variable. While frequent users have a solid routine when it comes to their weed consumption, marijuana can cross the line between deep relaxation and intense paranoia, with a single variable sometimes being able to tip the scales either way.

Paranoia is common with cannabis use, which can put people off if they are already feeling stressed. While there is a foolproof way to prevent this from happening, there are ways to control some variables that can cause a person to get out of hand.

THC is a complex compound, and the data around it can be contradicting itself, but there seems to be a clear answer regarding its effect on anxiety. Small amounts of THC can help relieve anxiety, and larger amounts can make it more likely to occur.

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As always, cannabis is very personal and there is no one size fits all, although there are things that can provide a helpful frame of reference. How to avoid weed paranoia during the pandemic.

The THC / CBD ratio is important

The relationship between CBD and THC is important, especially when it comes to anxiety and paranoia. CBD plays an important role in mitigating the psychoactive effects of THC. Strains high in or equal to CBD and THC may not offer the user the giggling, euphoric, yet adorable mess of THC, but will leave a person relaxed after a long day of staring intently at the computer back .

Track the triggers

If a person has had a bad experience with weeds, try to remember what happened on the day that these feelings were triggered. Was it the stress, mood of someone the consumer was with at the time? Keep these experiences in mind as you plan to increase the number of stressors. Start slowly, preferably with something that has been tried previously, and increase or experiment as needed.

When you are in a fragile mental state, you should be careful

While marijuana can be used to treat anxiety, timing is key. When a person is experiencing a peak of anxiety, try to take it easy. If you plan on having weed the user should control the amount of THC consumed and only smoke with people they trust and are comfortable with.

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