Do You Experience Marijuana Withdrawal?

What Happens When You Quit Smoking Weed?

1. When you stop smoking marijuana, do you experience headaches?

2. When you stop smoking marijuana, do you have any difficulty sleeping?

3. When you stop smoking marijuana, do you have sudden mood swings?

4. When you stop smoking marijuana, do you notice a change in your appetite?

5. When you stop smoking marijuana, do you become angry or irritable?

6. When you stop smoking marijuana, do you have vivid dreams or nightmares?

7. When you stop smoking marijuana, do you experience periods of depression?

8. When you stop smoking marijuana, do you notice a decrease in your sex drive?

9. When you stop smoking marijuana, do you ever have shaking or dizziness?

10. When you stop smoking marijuana, do you find yourself craving marijuana?

Do You Experience Marijuana Withdrawal?

You got: No Withdrawal Symptoms

I got No Withdrawal Symptoms. Do You Experience Marijuana Withdrawal?
Quitting Would Not Be a Problem. © Getty Images

Great news! According to your answers to the quiz, you either have no withdrawal symptoms when you quit smoking marijuana, or they are so mild you hardly even notice them. If you wanted to quit, you could probably do so without any problems.

Marijuana withdrawal symptoms are typically mild, but sometimes they can be aggravating enough to cause someone trying to quit to relapse to relieve the symptoms. Our quiz touched on only a few common withdrawal symptoms, but you may want to read the articles linked below for more information.

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Do You Experience Marijuana Withdrawal?

You got: Mild Withdrawal Symptoms

I got Mild Withdrawal Symptoms. Do You Experience Marijuana Withdrawal?
Notice a Change in Appetite?. © Getty Images

It appears from the answers that you provided on the quiz that you may be experiencing some mild withdrawal symptoms when you quit smoking marijuana. Usually, marijuana symptoms are on the mild side compared to other drugs, and do not last for long, but they can be annoying enough to cause some people trying to quit to relapse.

Because your answers did indicate that you do have some withdrawal when you quit, you may want to read the articles linked below to find out about other symptoms some smokers have reported. Our quiz touched on only a few of the most common ones.

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Do You Experience Marijuana Withdrawal?

You got: Moderate Withdrawal Symptoms

I got Moderate Withdrawal Symptoms. Do You Experience Marijuana Withdrawal?
Do You Have Headaches?. © Getty Images

Based on the answers you gave on the quiz, you may be experiencing multiple withdrawal symptoms when you try to quit smoking marijuana. Although some of the symptoms described could be attributed to other causes, you might find it uncomfortable if you tried to stop smoking cold turkey.

If your withdrawal symptoms are aggravating enough, you might find it difficult to quit without relapsing, because you will want to relieve those symptoms. This could be a problem, especially if you need to quit for school-, work- or legal-related reasons.

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Do You Experience Marijuana Withdrawal?

You got: Severe Withdrawal Symptoms

I got Severe Withdrawal Symptoms. Do You Experience Marijuana Withdrawal?
Does Quitting Make You Depressed?. © Getty Images

The symptoms you reported in your answers to the quiz are likely due to withdrawal while trying to quit smoking marijuana, although some of them could be the result of other causes. Your symptoms are numerous enough to make quitting marijuana very uncomfortable, or annoying enough to make relapsing a possibility. If you need to quit for some social or legal reason, you might find it difficult simply because you will want to burn one to relieve the withdrawal symptoms.

If you do need to quit, you may want to seek medical advice from your healthcare provider or a trained alcohol and drug counselor. Check out the articles linked below for information on other negative effects of using marijuana.

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

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