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Dr. Parita Shah

Psychologist, Mumbai

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7 Best Ways To Control Anger!

MBA (HR), D.Sc, MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, M.Sc - Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Pune
7 Best Ways To Control Anger!

Do you get angry easily? Do you fume when something goes against your wish? Does your blood pressure rocket when someone tells you something that you don't like? Anger is a normal emotion of human psychology, but it is equally important to keep your anger under control. Just like any other emotion, anger too varies from person to person, and the circumstances. Uncontrolled anger can lead to mental and physical stress. It also causes stress on relationships and damages your health. Therefore, it is important to practice anger management exercises to control such extremes of emotions.

Here are some of the anger management tips that can help you control your anger:

  1. Think before you speak: We often say something out of anger and then regret it later. This is a common condition that has been faced by almost everyone at some point of time. Do not say things abruptly without thinking. Always take your time and think over what you are about to say.
  2. Express your anger once you are calm: Do not say things at the heat of the moment. Once you calm down, express your views on things that are bothering you. This will help you express better without hurting anyone.
  3. Exercise: Regular exercise is one of the best tools to reduce stress. Light meditative exercises performed on a regular basis such as a morning jog or deep breathing can control your anger to a great extent.
  4. Identify the specific cause: Instead of being grumpy about things that make you angry, try to find out the root cause of the issue and eliminate it, so that you don't have to face it again. Remind yourself that anger won't solve the problem and can only make situations worse.
  5. Hold no grudge: Holding on to the negative feelings can only have a negative impact on your own health. Learn to forgive others. Forgiving not only keeps the relationship healthy, but also keeps you away from stress and negative emotions.
  6. Practice relaxation tactics: When your temper reaches its height, put your relaxation tactics in action. A few tactics like deep breathing or repeating words to yourself like "Take it easy" or "Calm down" can actually calm you down during critical situations.
  7. Take a timeout: Take short breaks during stressful times of your day. This helps to release some of your stress and calm you down. You may also listen to music, take a light snack or do something that you like, to spend some time away from stressful conditions of your daily routine. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Psychologist.
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Always fear of losing job and financial crunch, not able to sleep. Please advise.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Dear , thanks for sharing your problem. You have symptoms of anxiety. This may be according to present situation or it may be part of your personality. Anxiety is a disabling psychiatric condition that may cause significant distress and sufferings. I advise you to seek professional help of a psychiatrist.
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Hi I am 22 year old boy my mind is very weak please tel me how to improve my mind to study.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
10 Study Tips to Improve Your Learning Study Tip 1: Underlining Underlining is one of the simplest and best known study tips. It’s easy to highlight the most significant parts of what you’re reading. One key sentence per paragraph and a few important phrases here and there. You can only retain a certain amount so it’s best to retain the most important information. Study Tip 2: Make your own note and taking notes is one of the most widespread study skills out there. Essentially the aim of note-taking is to summarise lectures or articles in your own words so you can easily remember the ideas. Study Tip 3: Mind mapping A good Mind map can save you many hours of study and further consolidate your knowledge for your exams. Mind Maps are an extremely versatile tools. They can be used for brainstorming, outlining essays or study topics and for general exam preparation, ExamTime offers the ability to create Mind Maps quickly and easily which makes them the ideal tool when it comes to exams. Study Tip 4: Flash cards:- Using these are a particularly effective method of learning when trying to assimilate different facts, dates, formulas or vocabulary. Subjects such as History, Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Geography or any language are made much easier if you incorporate Flashcards in to your study. Study Tip 5: Case Studies Sometimes it can be difficult to grasp the implications of some theories. This is where studying case studies can be a big help. Case studies can help you visualise a theory and place it in a more familiar and realistic context. This is especially useful in business or law subjects. Study Tip 6: Quizzes are an excellent way to review study notes in the weeks and days before an exam. Quizzes can show where your strengths and weaknesses are, so it allows you to focus your efforts more precisely. Moreover, if you share your Study Quiz with your classmates and test each other as much as possible you can discover even more details and areas you may have overlooked. So before any exam, make sure you create and share a bunch of different Quizzes with your Friends. Study Tip 7: Brainstorming This is another study technique that is ideal for studying with friends and/or classmates. Brainstorming is a great way to expand every possible idea out of any topic. Just get a bunch of friends together and shoot the breeze, there are no wrong answers when brainstorming – just talk and capture the ideas, you can review afterward. Study Tip 8: Mnemonic Rules Mnemonics are especially useful when memorising lists and sets. Mnemonics rules basically work by associating certain concepts with other concepts that are more familiar to us. There are many different ways to make mnemonics and these can be individual to the person. Study Tip 9: ORGANISE your study One of the most effective study skills is also one of the most often overlooked; this is organising your study. Creating a TIME TABLE gives you goals and a time in which to achieve them. Having a study timetable as you study is greatly motivational Study Tip 10: Drawing Many people find it easier to recall images rather than text that is why they are better able to memorise concepts if they associate them with pictures or drawings. If you find answer helpful please click on “helpful” tab for knowing my efforts are useful
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Sir/MamI have a friend who is going through depression and for relief and proper sleep she started BE RELAX named tablet. But problem is that, she is now addicted of that from last one year. Please suggest some preventive measures , how can she can come out from this addiction.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Sir/MamI have a friend who is going through depression and for relief and proper sleep she started BE RELAX named tab...
Dear lybrate user, I see that you are really concerned about your friend. I guess she is taking this medicine on her own, which can be harmful. She has got used to these tablets and hence she cannot sleep without taking these tablets. Please make her understand that the tablets might have some side effects which would harm her body. Also the tablets will give her symptomatic relief, and the root cause of depression would remain untreated. Please encourage her to seek help from a counsellor, who will help her to find out the root cause of her depression. The counsellor will also help her to modify her self defeating thoughts and behaviours. Once she is relieved of her negative thoughts and stress, she will be able to think rationally and will have better control on her habits.
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Hi. I really feel depressed. Dnt want to be with anyone. Negative thoughts about life. Always stressed. Full of anxiety for even small matters. Plss help.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Hi. I really feel depressed. Dnt want to be with anyone. Negative thoughts about life. Always stressed. Full of anxie...
Depression should be objectively treated as an illness. Low mood, withdrawn behaviour, lack of interest and motivation, low energy and anxiety are symptoms of the same. Please lift yourself and approach a psychiatrist asap, the earlier you start, the earlier you are likely to regain your ownself. Medicines alongwith psychotherapy should take care of you completely. Take care.
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What is a difference between a counsellor , psychiatrist and psychologist. I have been depressed since childhood. For depression whom should I consult?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
What is a difference between a counsellor , psychiatrist and psychologist. I have been depressed since childhood. For...
Psychiatrist is a medical doctor who evaluates and treats the problems of mind. Basic mbbs is required after which they complete either 2 years diploma in psychiatry (dpm) or 3 years masters md in psychological medicine. They treat by psychotherapy (layman word = counselling) and medications. Psychologist is one who acquires either ba/ ma or bsc/msc in psychology, this is done in normal colleges without much patient exposure. If they pursue further and do m. Phil/ phd in clinical psychologist, they are trained in handling patients, ie evaluation, assessment and therapy. They are recognised by the rci (rehabilitation council of india) and are given registration number similar to doctors have mci registration number. But there are many who do m. Phil/ phd, not in clinical psychology, but other branches of psychology and practise assessment and therapy, which is not valid and amounts to quackery. Counsellors are those who require minimum 10 th standard qualification and do diploma in counselling, there are alsoe universities which give msc, counselling psychology degrees, but these are not recognised as valid degrees for assessment. They do small time counselling in courts, schools, industries, and other establishments to address day to day problems. It s always wise to get an opinion of psychiatrist, as depression you are suffering from can be due to hypothyroidism, anemia and many common medical reasons, and the severity needs to be ascertained. If the psychiatrist feels you need cbt or some other for of psychotherapy, which he cannot allot time for, he aay refer you to a clinical psychologist.
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I smoke about 10-15 cigarettes a day. BT nw I want to quit it. BT m nt able to whenever I smell smoke I can't stop myself. So please do help me WD sum solutions.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Palakkad
Self effort is the first step in any of de addiction. So now you are mentally prepared to quit smoking which itself is 50% you are in track to stop it completely. Now you have to do few things. When the desire come in mind to smoke immediately change the position, just talk with your friend or family or prepare some fruit juice and drink. When you stop smoking completely first 7 days you may get headache, loss of appetite, constipation etc. During this time you must take homoeopathic medicine nux vomica 30 4 pills morning and night and also tabacum 200 4 pills daily morning. After 2 nd week you can stop all these medicines. Now your body is perfectly ok after complete stoppage of smoking in a week. Let me know your feedback.
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I am a 25 years (m) guy. Suffering from gender issue. Even my voice has not changed. How can I come out of gayness. Is there any medicine to follow. This is became very trouble in my life. Can you suggest me the valuable steps, I would be grateful to you. Thank you.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear, do you have any other female hormone imbalance issue like low hair growth at face, gestures that resemble women etc. In that case, you need hormonal treatment. Please consult an endocrinologist. Take care.
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One of my family member is addicted with smoking and is unable to relax. How can he quit smoking?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Whoever it is, this much is clear, whoever has the smoking habit has to want to stop the habit himself, first. Anybody else that wants to stop someone else’s habit, even if you use force, cannot succeed in the long run until the person himself wants to stop it. Now the person will want to stop the habit as soon as he has ‘Hit Rock Bottom’ when he is really ready to give it up and wants help and support. You can keep encouraging and warning him about the damage he is causing to himself and that the effects may be visible much later. Initially he needs to meet with a counselor who will encourage him to give up the habit by pointing out the imminence of ‘Hitting Rock Bottom’, and some responsive candidates respond with a serious motivation. Once that has been achieved he can be taken for detoxification either to a hospital or to a rehabilitation center and he can then follow their schedule for complete cessation. If it is not too serious, he can cope with counseling itself to sufficiently give it up.
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My mother is undergoing unbearable problems with her breathing. She cannot take full breath since last 3 years. She has to deliberately take long breath frequently. She has become very weak and depressed. We consulted many doctors but they are telling her not to take tension or prescribing her anti depressants. however its not working. PLEASE HELP. Where should I take her. Please suggest doctor and treatment.

BHMS
Homeopath,
My mother is undergoing unbearable problems with her breathing. She cannot take full breath since last 3 years. She h...
Dear lybrate user, asthma is preceded by the production of histamines in the blood. Histamine is produced due to the entrance of foreign particles in the body. The triggering cause behind the onset of asthma varies in every patient. A detailed case taking along with some blood test results are required to diagnose the proper underlying cause behind asthma. Please conduct a laboratory test of your mother's blood for tc, dc, esr & ige. Revert back with the results & consult me privately via lybrate. In the mean-time she can take homoeopathic mother tincture aspidosperma q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water.
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All You Need to Know about Depressive Disorders

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, CE (New York)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
All You Need to Know about Depressive Disorders

A depressive disorder is not just a passing phase of the mind; it is a condition which involves your body, mind, and thoughts. It comes in the way of your daily life, thereby preventing you from carrying out your regular routine, even making it harder for you to concentrate or work properly. The exact causes are still not known, but as certain studies suggest, it might be hereditary, due to changes in the neuroendocrine functions, or due to other psychological and social factors.

Some of the depressive disorders are:

- Major depressive disorder
- Persistent depressive disorder
- Other specified or unspecified depressive disorders

Others are classified by their causes:

- Premenstrual Dysphoric disorder
- Another medical condition induced depressive disorder
- Substance/Medication-induced depressive disorder

Depressive disorders can set in at any point in time, but primarily, symptoms are visible in your late teens, 20's or your 30's.

Symptoms

For major depression the symptoms are:


1.Feelings of depression throughout the day
2.Significantly diminished interest in all your activities

Related Tip: Homeopathy and Depression?

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My life has become meaningless.It seems no one is there for me.I've failed in love approx 2-3 times.I feel so lonely.And this is the main reason for depression. What to do?

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
You will get help from counselling to learn your own personality factors which triggers the conflicts in relationship. You can think of many issues and learn from past mistakes before going for new relationship. It will also help you to think positively, seriously and carefully about your present and future.
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I m 59 yrs oldman & still in bank service. I have lost my younger son of 31 yrs on 6th june 2015. He has died. Now I am feeling a big vacume in my stomach, weakness, afraid suddenly at the time of sleeping. How can I come out from this sudden shock/problem.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I m 59 yrs oldman & still in bank service. I have lost my younger son of 31 yrs on 6th june 2015. He has died. Now I ...
Kindly accept my deep-felt condolences at your loss especially at such a prime age. Unexpected death is a shock and may take a long time to grieve, completely. I suggest you talk about your feelings to a confidante or counselor to express your grief, even if you have to do it bit-by-bit until it is completely out of your system. The shock may also induce personal fears of dying and death. I don? t know how your son expired but if you are following a healthy lifestyle, you are in no danger. I hope that you are fit and fine yourself. If not, kindly get into a regimen of exercise, rest, diet and stress-free living. Spiritual pursuits are very soothing and calming to your soul, mind and body. So develop some practice around it and attend important discourses. Yoga and meditation are excellent too. Keep good relations with everybody and live a life of love. If there is someone to be forgiven do so immediately. All the talking you can do is the best medicine for you right now to get over your son's death.
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Sir, I am 21 years old boy, now I cant concentrate my mind and my medically energy is getting very low. What to do?

MBA (Healthcare), Ph. D - Psychology, M.Sc - Applied Psychology, MS Psychology, Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT), Diploma in Psychological Medicine
Psychologist, Jhunjhunu
Deep breathing and sirsabhimukhasan, eat badam and pista, eat nutritious food 4 times a day, drink more water, sleep for 8 hours daily, control on tv, mobile phone, computer, radio etc.
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I'm 23 year old female. Past one mnth I'm not happy and I couldn't concentrate on my work. Because a guy cheated me and used physically now saying he can't say to parents and want to be like friends. Im feeling like to quite the job and want to suicide. please help me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Suicide or feeling depressed is not a solution to your problem and you try depression control as I say here .10 Natural Depression Treatments Being depressed can make you feel helpless. But Along with therapy and sometimes medication, there's a lot you can do on your own to fight back. Changing your behaviour – your physical work, lifestyle, and even your way of thinking -- are all natural depression treatments .these tips can help you feel better -- starting right now. 1. Get in a routine. If you’re depressed, you need a routine depression can strip away the structure from your life. One day melts into the next. Setting a gentle daily schedule can help you get back on track. 2. When you're depressed, you may feel like you can't accomplish anything. That makes you feel worse about yourself. To push back, set daily goals for yourself. "Start very small,” "Make your goal something that you can succeed at, like doing the dishes every other day. As you start to feel better, you can add more challenging daily goals. 3. Exercise- It temporarily boosts feel-good chemicals called endorphins. It may also have long-term benefits for people. Regular exercise seems to encourage the brain to rewire itself in positive ways. How much exercise do you need? You don’t need to run marathons to get a benefit. Just walking a few times a week can help. 4. Eat healthy. There is no magic / special; diet that corrects depression. It's a good idea to watch what you eat, though. If depression tends to make you overeat, getting in control of your eating will help you feel better. Although nothing is definitive, there’s evidence that foods with omega-3 fatty acids (such as fish) and folic acid (such as spinach) could help ease depression. 5. Get enough sleep. Depression can make it hard to get enough sleep and can make depression worse. What can you do? Start by making some changes to your lifestyle. Go to bed and get up at the same time every day. Try not to nap. Take all the distractions out of your bedroom -- no computer and no TV. In time, you may find your sleep improves. 6. Take on responsibilities. When you’re depressed, you may want to pull back from life and give up your responsibilities at home and at work. Staying involved and having daily responsibilities can work as a natural depression treatment. They ground you and give you a sense of accomplishment. If you're not up to full-time school or work, that’s fine. Think about part-time. If that seems like too much, consider volunteer work. 7. Challenge negative thoughts. In your fight against depression, a lot of the work is mental -- changing how you think. When you're depressed, you leap to the worst possible conclusions. You might feel like no one likes you, but is there real evidence for that? You might feel like the most worthless person on the planet, but is that really likely? It takes practice, but in time you can beat back those negative thoughts before they get out of control. 8. Check with your doctor before using supplements. "There's promising evidence for certain supplements for depression, Those include fish oil, folic acid. Always check with your doctor before starting any supplement, especially if you’re already taking medications 9. Do something new. When you’re depressed, you’re in a rut. Push yourself to do something different. Go to a museum. Pick up a used book and read it on a park bench. Volunteer at a soup kitchen. Take a language class. "When we challenge ourselves to do something different, there are chemical changes in the brain, "Trying something new alters the levels of [the brain chemical] dopamine, which is associated with pleasure, enjoyment, and learning. 10. Try to have fun. If you’re depressed, make time for things you enjoy. What if nothing seems fun anymore? "That's just a symptom of depression, You have to keep trying anyway. As strange as it might sound, you have to work at having fun. Plan things you used to enjoy, even if they feel like a chore. Keep going to the movies. Keep going out with friends for dinner. When you're depressed, you can lose the knack for enjoying life, you have to relearn how to do it. In time, fun things really will feel fun again.
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I am a 35 years old male. What are the ill effects of codeine addiction. How can I quit this.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I am a 35 years old male. What are the ill effects of codeine addiction. How can I quit this.
Dear Lybrate user. I can understand. Codeine is addictive. It causes Itching, nausea, vomiting, high blood pressure, constipation, liver damage and stomach ulcers may also occur. As with other opiate-based painkillers, chronic use of codeine can cause physical dependence, so withdrawal symptoms may occur if a person suddenly stops taking it. You have to use your willpower to quit codeine. Other methods like deaddiction therapy is also effective. I suggest online counseling and deaddiction therapy. Take care.
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I have been suffering from stress and insomnia for the last couple of years. On an average, I am able to sleep for less than six hours a day. For the last few months, I am feeling weak, physically and sexually. It feels like that there is some sort of hormonal imbalance. I also have been suffering from IBS for the last six years. It suddenly started in late 2010, when I was still attending college. Then it stopped for around a month, then restarted, and any gastroenterologist is unable to cure this. However, I feel both these issues (weakness and IBS) are not directly related, as IBS is six years old, but this feeling of physical and sexual weakness is just a few months old. Please advise.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I have been suffering from stress and insomnia for the last couple of years. On an average, I am able to sleep for le...
Your stress is causing all these problems. Meet with a counselor and sort out your stress for vast imp[rovement. In the meantime, do the following for your sleep problems: In your case particularly, do not sleep during the day; don’t even lie down. Go for regular exercise (breathing through your nostrils only) at a fixed time (at about 6 am) every day, whether you sleep or not. You must develop this habit of sleeping by 10 pm latest every night and wake up at a uniform time by 6 am every morning, even if you do not get sleep. If you do not get sleep, just lie down and if you have a bed lamp (or you could get one) lie down and read something light but not exciting. Your eyes will tire and you will fall asleep. If you like you may also put on light and soft music with the sleep function on. Depending on whether you are a visual or auditory person, you may watch TV in a lying down position until you feel sleepy. Have a warm bath before going to bed (for some people a cold bath at night seems to induce sleep! If you are one of them, please do so). Place the head side of your bed in a North-South position. The room must be as dark as possible and there should be no electronic items that give off even a light LED glow. There must be ample ventilation in the room. Avoid strong odors, except lavender, on your body or in the room, or on your sheets and clothes. There should not be any live plants in your bedroom. Sleep with the lightest of clothes or without any clothing. When lying down to sleep, lie down on your left ear as much as possible. Do not sleep directly under an overhead fan. You must eat a good breakfast, a fairly light lunch, and an early dinner, which should be a very light meal. Whatever you eat in the other meals, have only a pure carbohydrate meal at night with any vegetables, and preferably before 8 pm. Do not drink much liquids after or near about dinner time. When lying down to sleep you may use the 4-7-8 breathing pattern of sleep inducement i.e. Breathe in for four counts through your nostril only, hold for 7 counts, and exhale with a whoosh sound, through your mouth only, for 8 counts. Repeat this four times in the morning and just before you sleep at night. If you know Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT (check this out either on YouTube or Google), then please practice this too for sleep induction. Self-hypnosis and slow relaxation techniques, at night will be tremendously useful. Acupuncture or acupressure will both be very useful too. Pray last thing at night before you sleep.
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Hi guy am basically a writer and I tried smoking marijuana. It gave me great feel and ambience for thinking and it stimulates my creativity. And I know it is harmful. And can I smoke another time? what kind of problem will I get in future if I take regularly.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
That is the effect of marijuana, exactly as you describe it. And that is also the catch in it: its pleasant effects and creative stimulus are enticing but so are the dangers. Not much is known about its entertainment value or benefits. There is a lot of hype by those who want to legitimize it and those who love it: there is a bias because of their selfish motives. The antagonists on the other hand willfully propagate the dangers, sometimes without substantiated reasons to dissuade its use. If you know it is harmful why would you want to play with it. The obsession and compulsive use is when you become addicted to the substance. Now we all spoke the same language: we can stop whenever we want, it is not addictive, it is fun after all, there are so many medical benefits etc. All meant to justify the consumption. There are so many other healthy ways to be creative or to stimulate the creativity in you; and there are so many ways to? open? your mind. Why choose the easy way out when it is a chemical way out? just for your information here? s what webmd has to say? no matter how it gets into your system, it affects almost every organ in your body, and your nervous system and immune system, too. When you smoke pot, your body absorbs thc right away. (if you eat a baked good or another item, it may take much longer for your body to absorb thc, because it has to break down in your stomach before it enters your bloodstream). You may notice changes in your body right after you smoke. The effects usually stop after 3 or 4 hours. Smoking pot can increase your heart rate by as much as two times for up to 3 hours. That? s why some people have a heart attack right after they use marijuana. It can increase bleeding, lower blood pressure, and affect your blood sugar, too. We don? t yet know if marijuana is linked to higher odds of getting lung cancer. But the process does irritate your lungs -- which is why regular pot smokers are more likely to have an ongoing cough and to have lung-related health problems like chest colds and lung infections. Other physical effects of marijuana include? dizziness? shallow breathing? red eyes and dilated pupils? dry mouth? increased appetite? slowed reaction time (if you drive after using marijuana, your risk of being in a car accident more than doubles.) if you? re a long-time user, you can have physical withdrawal symptoms -- like cravings, irritability, sleeplessness, and less appetite -- when you stop? it being a hallucinogen, it can lead to hallucinations and even a phenomenon called? cross hallucinations? i. E. For example, you can see sounds and hear colors! still want to use it? that choice is entirely yours.
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