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What Happens if You Eat Too Much THC?

Updated: Jan 4

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Eating too much THC can lead to an uncomfortable feeling known as, "greening out." Symptoms may include feelings of extreme fear, anxiety, confusion, nausea, and vomiting. It may also lead to an irregular heart rate and an increased risk of paranoia and panic attacks. In extreme cases, it may lead to hallucinations.

Has Anyone Ever Died From Eating Too Much THC?

No, there have been no reports of anyone dying from eating too much THC.

What Should You Do If You Eat Too Much THC?

If you have eaten too much THC, the best thing to do is wait it out! The effects of THC can last several hours, so it is important to remain patient and comfortable. Make sure you are in a familiar setting, with people you feel comfortable with, so you feel more relaxed. If you are feeling especially anxious, take deep breaths and focus on calming your mind and body, Drink plenty of fluids and get plenty of rest.

How Do You Know How Much THC To Eat Then?

THC dosage is highly individual and depends on your specific body chemistry and desired effects. Therefore, the best way to determine how much THC you should consume is to start with a low dose and gradually increase it until you achieve the desired effects. This is known as, "START LOW, GO SLOW"


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