More than 33% of Americans have smoked or tried marijuana. In spite of the fact that rare use isn’t normally bad for you, pot is still a drug and affects your body when ingested.

Physical Effects

One of cannabis ingredients is THC which makes you feel the effects of marijuana and have an effect on you brain chemistry on bodily function. There are many different ways you can ingest marijuana, be it smoking, vaping, tea, edibles and so on.

Regardless of how it gets into your body, it influences each organ in your body, and your sensory system and health, as well. When you smoke pot, your body assimilates THC immediately. You may see changes in your body directly after you smoke. You usually sober up in a couple of hours.

Smoking weed increases your blood pressure, your hearth will beat faster, you will experience thirst and dry mouth.

Smoking marijuana is the least healthy way to use weed, it irritates your lungs – any type of smoke is bad for your lungs and in the long run will have a negative effect on your health.

Effects of weed on you:

  • Feeling light headed
  • Lowered breathing
  • Your eyes turning red
  • Thirst
  • Hunger
  • Slower processing time

For long time abusers, it can be hard to quit, because of side effects they might be feeling, which include, but are not limited to: frustration, loss of sleep, loss of appetite, constant thought about marijuana.