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The Benefits Of A Cannabis Tolerance Break

The Benefits Of A Cannabis Tolerance Break

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The Benefits Of A Cannabis Tolerance Break

Even the most hardcore stoners can benefit from a cannabis tolerance break. You may need to reset your body, maybe balance out your levels. Perhaps you just want to make a temporary lifestyle change to benefit your health. Whatever it may be, you should read this list of the benefits you can receive from just taking a break from smoking weed.

Hit the Reset Button with a Cannabis Tolerance Break

The Benefits Of A Cannabis Tolerance Break

The number one reason to take a cannabis tolerance break is to use it as a system reset. Over time, all these rips and tokes from all kinds of strains can build you up. What used to take only a few hits to get you high now takes the same amount in full blunts. Not only can this get annoying if you’re trying to feel good, but it also can increasingly hurt your budget. More weed to get you high means more trips to the dispensaries and dealers. If nothing else, take a break to get that tolerance back down and enjoy your weed for less and with less.

Is Cannabis Tolerance A Myth?

The Benefits Of A Cannabis Tolerance Break

No, it’s not. A 2013 study published in the Journal of Analytical Toxicology confirmed that people do indeed develop a tolerance to THC over time. However, there is a way to lessen the pace intolerance level build up over time. To do this, smoke small amounts of multiple types of strains as opposed to larger quantities of the same strain.

Stay Level-Headed

The Benefits Of A Cannabis Tolerance Break

While the number one reason to take a cannabis tolerance break is for a tolerance reset, perhaps the most important reason is to clear your head. Over time, the body needs to be essentially flushed of cannabinoids. This reduction in levels of things like THC will help your body lower your tolerance again and basically balance you back out.

Another reason to stay level-headed with a weed tolerance break is so you don’t lose yourself in the euphoric world that cannabis introduces. A clear head is important, and it’s important to remind the body that the augmented state that cannabis puts people in isn’t always the best way to be. Respect the substance, don’t abuse it.

Stay on Society’s Good Side

The Benefits Of A Cannabis Tolerance Break

It may seem obvious, but some people fail to remember that THC levels do not leave your body in the blink of an eye. A cannabis tolerance break will make sure that next time your job requires a drug test, or you go somewhere where you need to be completely clean, there will be no concern of substance detection. There is nothing worse than going into a mandated test completely sober and still failing. THC and other cannabinoid compounds can stay in your system for up to 30 days. While it is not crucial to fully flush the body of these compounds, a couple weeks clean could do your body good.

Breaks lead to Bikes

Just like anything else, usually, it is best to gradually come off of any substance or medication. Cold turkey is never easy, nor typically recommended, way to go. Even while reducing dosages, irritability can become a factor. The best way to ease into a marijuana tolerance break is to stay active! Health benefits are a huge part of t-breaks simply because it’s such a good way to keep your mind off of the feeling of constant sobriety. Not only that but also keeping a clean diet and showing a focus in eating right will further aid in a happier and more productive weed tolerance break.

You never know how your body will react until you try! Some people can easily switch on and off and make the most of a break! Others have a really tough time. Take the right steps, stay active, and keep your eye on the prize. Your body and mind will thank you.

Eric Griffin

Eric Griffin is an LA-based writer and artist. His work has been featured in the Huffington Post and past catalogs for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

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