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Marijuana/Cannabis Addiction

Many people think Marijuana is not addictive. Addiction is a brain disease, meaning marijuana use chemically alters the brain to make it think THC is a necessary substance. These chemical changes could be why some have uncontrollable cravings to use marijuana, and also why many have a difficult time reducing and/or stopping use. Withdrawal from marijuana is a real phenomenon. The marijuana of the 60’s- 90’s is drastically different than the lab grown cannabis that is around today. Marijuana was a natural weed with low THC content. The marijuana of today has exponentially higher amounts of THC.

Windmill Wellness Ranch understands Cannabis addiction and can safely and effectively detoxify the addicted person with ease.

Some Signs and Symptoms of withdrawal of someone trying to detoxify themselves:

  • Irritability
  • Feeling anxious
  • Depression
  • Restlessness
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Little appetite
  • Stomach Pain
  • Sweatiness
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Shakes
  • Headache

Such reactions are part of withdrawal, which occurs during detox, the body’s natural process of removing toxic substances from the system. However, when detoxification is done in a safe medical environment, coupled with a treatment plan to continue the recovery process, the addicted person is able to live a drug free life. 

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