It's a well-known fact weed is one of the safest psychoactive substances you can use, but that doesn't mean smoking a lot won't have adverse effects. In fact, little is worse than waking up the morning after a long smoke session with a pounding headache, insatiable dry mouth and a fridge full of expensive delivery from the night before that you don’t remember ordering.
This phenomenon - known as a ‘weed hangover’ - doesn't happen to everyone, but it's more common than you might think. After you wake up from a night of heavy smoking, you may feel disoriented and uncomfortable. In many ways, this feeling mimics a hangover typical of alcohol overconsumption.
You may already know dehydration causes hangovers after drinking. But did you know dehydration from smoking too much weed can cause similar effects?
That’s right - cannabis itself doesn’t cause dehydration, but the way you act when you’re under its influence might.
Think about it: how often do you drink water when you’re smoking? Is it enough?
If you're feeling tired, sore, and generally uncomfortable the day after smoking a significant amount of weed, it's safe to say you have a hangover. Fortunately, there's plenty you can do to relieve your symptoms and enjoy your day without feeling overcome.
In this guide, we'll go over a few of the best things you can do to relieve your symptoms when you have a weed hangover and help you get back on your feet.
Tip #1: Get Out of Bed and Get Moving
We get it - When you're tired from a weed hangover, the last thing you want to do is get out of bed and do your daily activities. Unfortunately, lying in bed all day will help you feel better.
Half of recovering from a weed hangover is mental. You need to have self-discipline and resist the temptations you'll face throughout the day. You'll want to relax and smoke most of the morning and into the afternoon, but it won't fix the underlying problem. If you give in to these temptations, you'll feel the same the following day - it's important to stop a cycle before it starts.
Start by getting up and going f