Recently updated on March 17th, 2021 at 10:58 pm
Synthetic cannabinoids are mind alternating human-made chemicals obtained through shredded plants, which are either inhale or smoked. They are also known as fake weeds or marijuana because they contain the same substance found in marijuana plants. Also, they are potent weeds that can cause harm to the human body and brain. People usually get mislead by its alternating name in the market, but the fact is that it can be a life-threatening drug to be taken.
Many synthetic cannabinoids manufacturers sell these synthetic cannabinoids in different packings like plastic bottles and colourful foil packages that usually attract more buyers. Moreover, nowadays, there are hundreds of brands that sell these cannabinoids on a large scale. However, it is not legal to sell them in many countries.
Moreover, many people now consider it as a part of new psychoactive substances (NPS). The NPS is a mind alternating substance with the same side effect on humans as the cannabinoids. They are used for a year by nowadays they have gained popularity because of renewed popularity.
Here we will learn everything about synthetic cannabinoid and decide whether it is dangerous or not and how to stop its addiction.
How do individuals use synthetic cannabinoids?
There are different ways to use synthetic cannabinoids, like smoke or cigarette, by smoking the dried plant. Other than smoke, people take in liquid form by vaporizing them in the e-cigarette. Some people also brew it as tea and combine it with sprayed plant material with marijuana.
The synthetic cannabinoids effects on the brain?
Synthetic cannabinoid manufacturers prove it as a mind alternating ingredient as it contains mind alternating receptors such as THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol).
THC has a powerful impact on brain processing and results in unpredictable harm to human health. Many people believe that marijuana has less effect on the human mind than the cannabinoid as it has a more substantial impact and high THC.
These products are still in processing and still exploring by experts, vary from product to product, and are likely to have a dramatically different effect than people might expect because of their chemical combinations.
Here are some effects of the Synthetic cannabinoid
- It affects user moods and causes elevated mood
- mind relaxation
- it altered perception, which leads to awareness of surrounding objects and conditions
- symptoms of psychosis such as delusional or disordered thinking detached from reality
moreover, there are some behavioural changes as well like
- Having rolling papers or vape pens
- Receiving suspicious packages in the mail
- Burning incense
- Buying or using eye drops
- Possessing dried plants or herbs
- Displaying unusual or secretive behaviours
Also, there are some Physical effects:
- Red or irritated eyes
- Pale complexion
- Acting confused
further, it causes some Psychotic impacts that include:
- extreme anxiety
- paranoia, which is intense and unreasonable distrust of others
- hallucinations, which is the perceptions and pictures that seem real though they are not
Other health effects of synthetic cannabinoids
Overdose or heavy intake of the synthetic cannabinoid may lead to health-related severe issues such as
- rapid heart rate
- violent behaviour
- suicidal thoughts
- extreme anxiety
Signs and Symptoms of Addiction
There are several symptoms of taking cannabis, which vary on its usage, dose, and duration. Further, regularly taking cannabis may lead to addiction and can cause several health issues. Also, if an addicted person tries to quit the usage of them can have some withdrawal symptoms, including:
If you want to leave using synthetic cannabinoids, then consult your doctor before quitting it as an addicted person requires proper treatment before stopping. Also, you need to take Behavioral therapies and medications and have appropriate tests to determine the level of addiction.
How Long is the effect of the synthetic cannabinoid on your system?
Many users question how long synthetic cannabinoids stay in your system and until how long one person can be free from its addiction. So, the addiction and the effect of synthetic cannabinoid solely depend upon several factors such as how it is consumed ( ingested or inhaled), since how long a person is taking them or its duration a user is consuming daily.
Moreover, suppose the person is addicted and taking them for long-term regularly. In that case, they may deal with mental illness, the risk of even greater addiction, and mental or body disorders.
Apart from these symptoms, there are several other signs, which shows signs an addicted person, such as:
- a person uses additional than intended and unable to control themselves.
- A person who is wholly addicted is always fails when he decides to quit because he can’t resist.
- People addicted to cannabis are continually frustrated, sometimes have lots of mood swings, and are high.
- You are unable to stop yourself despite legal, social, family issues and restrictions.
- You don’t react to things naturally, and it sometimes leads to relaxation and false imagination.
Effects of an overdose on synthetic cannabinoids
Moreover, there are some severe overdose effects as well which can cause severe life long health issues such as :
- toxic reactions
- elevated blood pressure
- reduced blood supply to the heart
- kidney damage
If the person cannot control themselves, it may lead to death caused due to opioids, such as fentanyl. Even an unusual combination of cannabinoids with other substances may lead to death or long-lasting harmful disease.
How to deal with its addiction
Users who want to stop their addiction and want to be free from its effects need proper treatment. If people around that person help him get rid of it by communicating with the user’s health problems and feeling, and also allows him to alter his mind.
Other than this, the user should take proper behavioural therapies and medications simultaneously, and professional medical care is required for that person as it leads to mental illness and addiction if anything needs time to be recover and a lot of courage.