Health & Medical Addiction & Recovery

Quitting Marijuana - Why Should You Stop & How?

There are so many people addicted to the so-called grass or marijuana. There are so many people who thought that using marijuana can give them comfort in their lives. They thought that they'll be happy, relaxed and fulfilled. But it is too late for them to realize that using marijuana can only bring them harm, not good. Therefore, if you are a user, it is never too late for you to stop using it. It may NOT be easy to quit smoking pot but it is not impossible.

Studies show that adolescents as young as 12 starts to smoke marijuana. Many give it a try at this age because of curiosity. Others reasoned that they just want to belong to their friends and so they decided to try the puff. However, regardless of what reason it may be it does not justify the use of marijuana. Remember, scientific study showed that addiction to this weed is fatal since it can cause lung cancer and other deadly diseases.

Smoking cigarettes affects a body of a person. It can make the person physically unhealthy. On the other hand, smoking marijuana affects a person's body in that it can make a person very sick. Marijuana does not only affect the body but also the person's minds. An addict may lose memory, emotional sensitivity and even lose self-esteem. Smoking pot is deadlier since it deposits three times as much tar in a person's lungs compared to cigarette. So, if you want a healthy body and a healthy mind, then stop smoking marijuana.

Once you decide to stop your marijuana addiction, the next question is "How to do it"? It is not easy to stop smoking pot. There are so many things that you must do. First, set your mind not to use it. Avoid and remove all those things that relate to marijuana. If you have that inside or outside your house, then throw it away. There are also types of music that relates to marijuana, so better get rid of them. Choose your friends and avoid those who will influence you in the usage of marijuana. Engage in healthful and educational activities. So, never watch those shows which only promote using drugs like marijuana. Good mindset and determination will play a vital role so that you can eventually reach your objective of quitting marijuana. You should have a good action plan and be determined to stick to this plan. Reach out to good friends and be humble enough to accept help. You should ask for the support of your family and friends and reveal to them your aim to stop the addiction. This is not an easy process. There may be times along the way that you still find yourself smoking the weed, but eventually you will have a good momentum of not even touching a marijuana weed. Just be determined and continue the hardwork. Gather all the positive factors so that you can live a healthy life inside and out.



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