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Symtoms of marijuana withdrawl - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi sorry
User :   are you still there?
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User :   okay well i use to smoke weed heavily
User :   i went through very bad withdrawls
User :   had a full blown panic attack felt like i couldnt breathe
User :   heart beating crazy
User :   but i ended up fine
User :   now recently during 5th peroid at my school
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Ok
User :   i know alot of ppl in my clas
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Good so you are fine
User :   well
User :   hold on
User :   I had depersonalization symptoms
User :   i bought a book and its been helping me
User :   but everytime in 5th peroid i get a eurphoric feeling
User :   and my heart kinda beats fast and i feel like i might die and my breathing gets shallow and my palms get sweaty and sometimes its crazy and i have to go to the bathroom
User :   to calm down and then after that peroid i feel better?
User :   i feel like i might have heart problems but i exercise regulary and eat very healthy and have quit marijuana
User :   what do you think it is?
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Wonderful you are doing good as part of coping
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The time will make you much better
User :   well am i going to survive or die?
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The episodes that you have right now can happen for few more days
User :   its like high mental energy and i cant sit still
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but do not be worried
User :   ive been clean from marijuana for 3weeks
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I know the phase you are going through
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Marijuana withdrawl takes a bit longer
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I think you have to start jelling well with two or three friends in your class
User :   whats that mean?
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Start speaking to them and try to divert your attention
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towards some constructive things
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If you are alone you tend to have such aweful episodes
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Play more, eat more and sleep well
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This should happen for long time
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For now what you do is good, keep interacting with people, share your feelings, accomplishments
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with them
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Be closer to your family and friends
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As closer you are the energy you gain
Doctor :   Did you follow?
User :   yes
User :   i understand what your saying
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So do not be afraid of things that is going on with you
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YOu wont die
User :   haha is it normal to feel that way
User :   i also think about death to much which brings on shallow breathing
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If you feel like doing something at that moment, think of its consequences
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if that is constructive you do it and you all the more get an appreciation too from your kith and kin
User :   well im about to have a girlfriend
User :   and everyime i talk to her she makes me feel alot better
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Good keep a good relationship with her
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If someone or something is making you happy stick to it
User :   yea we do and i also work and i notice at work sometimes i get allitle sweaty and red and feel nervous is that normal?
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These episodes go off
User :   what do you mean?
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These are transient episodes that can happen after your withdrawal from marijuana
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These shall last for few more days
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Do not worry
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about them
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You are going very good now. I am sure if you follow the same ways you have no trouble of symptoms that you are experiencing right now
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Get a general examination done by a Doctor
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This will assure your wellbeing
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Ok?
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Are you following what I said?
User :   yes
User :   i went to the doctor
User :   the day after the panic attack
User :   and he said i just had allitle high blood pressure
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He should have told you that is because of withdrawal from the marijuana
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Not a problem
User :   he said marijuana is actually not that bad
User :   but he said he doesnt condone it
Doctor :   right
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So feeling better after speaking to me?
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Would you like to follow up with me?
User :   yes sure
User :   how does that work
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Do you mean follow up?
User :   yes
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You just have to come on chat ask for my name
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Dr.Mazumdar
User :   okay i wrote your name down
User :   thank you very much for the help
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