Pot Fries Your Brain: Stay Away From Marijuana

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Smoking Pot Damages both Physically and Mentally

Quitting smoking doesn’t just mean quitting cigarettes. If you smoke marijuana, then it is just as important for you to kick your smoking habit.

Why do People Still Smoke Pot after Quitting Cigarettes

Because marijuana is not physically as harmful as tobacco smoke, many people justify their marijuana habit as the healthier of the two. And thus they keep smoking pot. There are, however, two major mistakes being made here.

Impact of Marijuana on Your Physical Health

Intentionally inhaling smoke into the lungs is never healthy. Marijuana smoke still comes with a variety of chemicals and additives that can harm or irritate the lungs, particularly for people suffering from medical conditions like asthma and other chronic respiratory infections.

Impact of Marijuana on Your Mental Health

Marijuana is dangerous to your mental health. Smoking marijuana increases panic, paranoia, anxiety and depression. It leaves smokers floating in the smoke clouds of false euphoria only to come back to life on earth feeling less satisfied with reality. Furthermore, marijuana damages short-term memory and hinders the brain’s ability to learn and retain vital information.

Your life is not only dependent on the health of your physical body. Your life is dependent on the health of your mind. The physical and the psychological work together to create optimal health in human beings. If you avoid cigarettes, but smoke marijuana, then you are still harming one aspect of this two-fold system. The more marijuana you smoke, the more you fry your brain. The more you fry your brain, the worse you will feel about yourself and others. It is, indeed, a vicious cycle.

What Can I do to Stop Smoking Marijuana

If you feel like you have a pot smoking habit that is out of control, there are many ways that you can get help. One particularly useful method of pot smoking cessation is hypnotherapy. Hypnotherapy will teach you to be more mindful, giving you the mental tools necessary to build healthy, constructive attitudes and beliefs towards life in general and yourself in particular. You don’t need pot. You don’t need to get high to feel good about yourself and the life you live. That power resides in your mind. All you need to do is learn to release it.

How Can Hypnosis Help Me

If you are seeking help or experiencing the frustration of being a smoker or a pot smoker, then reach out and make contact. The Hypnotherapist Maureen Hamilton says her greatest love is to see more person being taken from the crutches of the cigarette companies, drug suppliers and being free of these killing habit. People who smoke marijuana frequently have experienced trauma or negative events in their lives. So to help them cope with this they resort to something that makes them feel better whether it be Marijuana, gambling, alcohol. Maureen assists these people using The Richards Trauma Process or TRTP with amazing success and with usually only three sessions.

Maureen can be contacted on 1300 619 684 or alternatively you can make your booking online and set your date to become a non smoker for life and in only one easy session.

Marijuana Vs Tobacco


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The healthiest lifestyle is one that is totally smoke free, avoiding both marijuana and tobacco. Many tobacco smokers feel that as long as they don’t engage marijuana use, their habit isn’t that bad because it is legal. Conversely, marijuana users believe that tobacco smoke is way more harmful than cannabis smoke and thus they feel as though their lifestyle is less of a health problem. It seems as though both groups of smokers are trying their hardest to avoid the truth: that both marijuana and tobacco have very damaging physical and psychological effects. We are our minds and bodies-we must live with them every day and if we want to be happy, we have to keep them healthy. The best way to keep your mind and body in top form is to stay completely smoke free.

To stay psychologically healthy, stay off pot: The major benefit of staying smoke free and pot free is better mental health. Marijuana is not as physically dangerous as tobacco smoke in terms of cancer; it does cause respiratory infections and other smoke-related illnesses. According to medical researchers headed by Dr. Donald Tashkin at the University of California at Los Angeles there is a chemical reaction within marijuana that kills cancer cells, and tobacco apparently lacks this property. However, psychologically, marijuana is damaging to each smoker’s health. It causes euphoria, panic, anxiety, and paranoia. It provides users with a false sense of happiness or fear that is fleeting, and many people develop a marijuana habit to escape the reality of life, often to avoid problems. Marijuana use can also impair short-term memory and damage learning skills.

To stay physically healthy, stay off tobacco: The major benefit of staying smoke free and tobacco free is better physical health. Tobacco smoke contains potent carcinogens that are proven to cause cancer and other devastating health problems such as emphysema. Tobacco is a habit that can lead to early death and an overall decreased enjoyment of life due to poor health.

The categories above are much generalized; marijuana and tobacco contribute to both physical and psychological problems. However, these categories serve as a good rubric for understanding the importance of role of mind and body synergy for better health. When we talk about health, we often think of mind health and body health as separate things that don’t necessarily affect each other-but in reality they are connected and constantly influencing one another. A healthy mind leads to a healthy body and a healthy body leads to a healthy mind. Both marijuana and tobacco affect the health of the mind and body, so it is important to realize that a smoke free lifestyle is your best bet for total health.

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