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Hi i m suffering with marijuana withdrawal past 5month. I smoked joint (half joint) for 3 month and got panic attack and i m suffring anxiety brain fogg eye problem. Feeling of unreal world and light head . Bad concentrate.(cant even watch tv) I went to psychiatrist today and he really talked to me very nicely and gave me hopes but. I wont believe until i improve or get normal self. He gave me this medicine for 10 days All .25mg or smithing. Dr i heard even medicine withdrawal is terrible oh my god i m scared what to do?
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Dr. Sugandha Gupta
Psychiatrist 11 yrs exp Delhi
Cannabis is known to precipitate panic attacks both during intoxication & withdrawal. Howsoever, cannabis withdrawal does not last 5 months, and your current anxiety symptoms are those of apprehensive anxiety, completely unrelated to biological effects of cannabis. In fact, cannabis only has psychological dependence & no physical dependence. Kindly continue being in regular contact with your psychiatrist. Both medication & psychotherapy will benefit you, but you need to sustain the treatment suggested by your doctor. You are young & have a long way to go, so overcome this stage of doubting self & others & continue with the support offered by your doctor. Good luck!
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Venkat Raghav
General Physician Bangalore
Hello.... See there are two kinds of dependence. Physiological and psychological dependence... Doctor will provide medicines for physiological withdrawal...You must also possess metal strength to quit this habit... This is only way to come back to normal .......
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