If you've never experienced this, perhaps you know someone who has experienced undesirable effects resulting from the use of cannabis and its derivatives: the so-called bad trip . It's just that each person interacts in a different way with their compounds, just as each experience brings a different result for the same person.
Therefore, we raised the issue to raise awareness about some factors that can cause bad trips , with tips on how to avoid possible negative effects. But be careful: if you realize that cannabis is not good for you physically or mentally, or if you are part of a risk group, which includes pregnant women and people with a history of schizophrenia and manic episodes, for example, it is essential to rethink its use.
Before the session
Drink water! Hydration is your friend and will help you hold the wave, as it reduces the body's metabolic stress. Furthermore, drinking water will certainly alleviate the feeling of dry mouth caused by cannabis use. Another important tip before arriving at the circle is to eat light foods. This way, your body will be more prepared for the high.
During the session
Are you comfortable and at ease in the environment? Do you have loved ones nearby? Are you in a suitable state of mind for travel? Know the origin and product quality? These are questions you should ask yourself — and the honest answers can tell you whether that session could turn into a bad trip .
Another important point is the dose. Is it worth taking that extra drink when you realize you've already made up your mind? Everyone must know and respect their own limits. Furthermore, if you are on a roll, it is important to pay attention to the interaction between the substances you are consuming. A Harm Reduction Free School created a table with the risks of combining cannabis and other drugs.
After the session
If you notice bad trip When you arrive, take a deep breath, try to calm down and try to be around people you like and trust, who will take care of you during the experience. Also consider changing your environment if you notice that the place is contributing negatively to your breeze.
Finally, remember: however bad whatever, the bad trip will pass.