Do you smoke frequently without taking a break? Yeah, me too sometimes. You may find that you’re having to smoke way too much weed to get high. This can burn a hole in your wallet pretty quick. Perhaps it’s time for a tolerance break (t break).
What is a Tolerance Break?
Over time, your body builds up a tolerance to cannabinoids (notably THC). Taking a break from smoking can bring your tolerance levels back down. Once your tolerance break is over, you will get higher off less amounts of weed.
The good news is marijuana is not physically addictive. This makes taking a break from marijuana much easier then harsh, addictive drugs like nicotine. Some may experience a psychological addiction that must be overcome. The other good news is that you are strong and you can do anything.
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How Long Should a Tolerance Break Last?
The proper length of time is going to vary among different people.
I suggest a minimum of 72 hours. The first 3 days after smoking is when THC is has it highest concentration. Waiting this long will typically give your tolerance a significant boost. The amount of time it takes for your body to detoxify can vary depending on weight, activeness, diet, and others. Longer is certainly better. Some heavy smokers may want to consider a few weeks.
Even if you don’t stop for the full 72+ hours, you can still boost your tolerance by taking shorter breaks. Do you normally wake and bake? Try skipping the early morning smoke. You’re afternoon/evening smoke will be even more uplifting.
Got any Tips?
You may experience a few withdrawal symptoms if you are a heavy smoker.
Loss of appetite and sleeplessness are the most common. Try eating light healthy meals, especially if you typically eat a bunch of junk food (I’ve been guilty for sure). Combat the sleeplessness with physical activity. Go for a hike or ride a bike.
It’s also important to keep yourself occupied. Take time to enjoy one of your hobbies or discover a new one. You just need something to to keep your mind off of smoking.
Use your tolerance break as a starting point for all around healthy decisions. Remember, cannabis is a wellness drug. Be well friends.
Do you have any tips for surviving a tolerance break? Let me know in the comments.
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