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I feel like im high!(Completly Sober)

Everyday for the past week ive been dealing with derealization...It started out subtle and now I feel like im high and unaware of my sorroundings...Everything is a blur and I feel really limp like everything is in slow motion...Im really scared, my anxiety has never been this bad...I almost called 911 the past few nights cuz I cant sleep and I tend to dwell on my symptoms...Somebody plz tell me im ok I feel like im losing it...Im waiting for my DSHS interview for government aid but frankly im losing my patience I can't continue like this...I need help, ever since my first panic attack last January life has been a nightmare for me...I hope this goes away...Anyone else feel the same way on a daily basis
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Yes Yes & Yes!  I have been dealing with anxiety for years.  Just recently I am dealing with very dizzy feelings, kind of out of reality type feelings and finding it very difficult to concentrate. It is VERY SCARY...I will not deny or argue that!  It feels like I am going crazy...I am 29 years old and want to find a way to stop feeling this way.  I do have a prescription for lexapro but I am TERRIFIED to take it.  We are all in the same boat...unfortunately:(
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here are some more yesssses for you!! Listen i just recently got diagnosed with anxiety disorder even though i have had it for years im 24 years old. but i used to be able to control it. but now i cant. I too have also had every symptom on here. this started about a month ago and it is the worst it has ever been cuz i too am now going through the dizzy/lightheaded feelings but when it first started i was in a constant state of panic all day everyday for about 2 weeks racing heart and all minus the dizzy stuff. so now i am dealing with the lightheaded stuff i have found if you drink some orange juice you tend to feel alot better..cuz your body is in a crazy state when you paic and that can make you tired when its over.  believe me i know that it is scary especially the lightheaded part and you freak yourself out more by that feeling, but really the thing to do is challenge it and tell yourself that it is not going to rule you, you say so i feel dizzy whats gonna happen will i puke? maybe. will i have a heart attack? no am i going to die? NO and i know EXCACTLY what you meen by you feel high when your not! lol the best thing to do if its really bad is to just lay down and let it happen cuz the more your afraid the worse it will be or try going for a brisk walk outside ya know to try and ground yourself.  meditation works really well too. and try writting about whats going on the key is kinda to go about your daily life and keep busy. these are some of the things i have been doing and i am no longer in a constant state of panic and the dizzy feeling is subsiding..it will get beter but be stern with yourself cuz if you dont pull yourself out of it and stop paying attention to it...it will only get worse. but with time it does get better. and the dizzy stuff can just be a result of your body reacting to being under stress from all this..try and keep your head up and remember that you are not alone...you should really just stick to this website cuz its the best i have found the others dont have all the symptoms of what people really feel during this stuff...stay away from googleing your symptoms cuz all it will do is give you more reason to worry that you have some crazy disease when you dont. i hope this helps a little, and if you need to talk or anyone else needs to talk feel free to drop me some lines whenever you want my e-mail is ***@****
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thanks lacey, you've been very helpful. I've been trying to that and so far its been a constant struggle. Anxiety has subside and so as the worrying but due to this feeling of derealization. I've become depressed. Sometimes I feel like there's no way out and that this will never go away. But with your post I've learned there are ways to deal with this thanks so much.
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i am 16 an have quit smoking weed and i constantly feel like you do ....its hard to explain though and ive thought about going to the doctors ..what do you think i should do? i want this feeling to go away so bad:( i cant concentrate anymore everything seems like a dream
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i am 17 an have quit smoking weed and i constantly feel like you do ....its hard to explain though and ive thought about going to the doctors ..what do you think i should do? i want this feeling to go away so bad:( i cant concentrate anymore everything seems like a dream
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im 14 and ive smoked weed ike 5 times in my life and the last i did was 2 weeks ago and it was like 6 puffs, the week after that ive been feeling a little of what you have all been feeling until last night when it hit me hard and i was scared ******** thinking I was high but being able to control my thoughts and movement like i am now. When i woke up today i can still feel it but not as strong, does anyone know how long this will last or how i can stop it?
This post is several years old.  You should start a new thread.  And no, nobody can know the answers to your questions because you are the only you.  My brain doesn't react the way yours does.  What is clear is that you're way too young to be messing around with strong drugs and that weed doesn't appear to be a good fit for you.  
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The "high" you are experiencing is a form of derealization. It is similiar to a pot high. There isn't anything wrong with it and it will not do you harm.

It is the brains way of "taking a break" from stressfull situations. Also, stop smoking weed. It isn't going to do you any good anyway.
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Right now I am experiencing the same thing... Shaking uncontrollably, scared, lightheaded, legs are weak and tingly. I feel like I'm going crazy and I'm going o die. I have only experienced this twice including right now and I really need a answer too. I just want to let you know I feel what your feeling. I'm only 13 but I feel like my life is ruined.
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Please dont feel like your life is ruined.  I have suffered with anxiety and panic for years, but there was a time when I felt like it would never go away. Things do get better.  The best thing to do is just let it pass.. dont get scared by it.  Accept that you are having anxiety and that it won't hurt you.  You're NOT going crazy... the anxiety makes you "think" you are.  Good luck and keep your head up ok?
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Hey recently like about a year ago I been dealing with axienty and panic attacks my heart races sometimes.. I feel like in going to die...it feels like a bad high and I'm feeling it 24/7 till the time I wake up and till the time I go 2 sleep this is a scary mood it feels like I'm in a different mood like its a game or something I want his to go away..like every1 was saying dont start googling **** and the symptoms will get worser trust me I been did it till this day I just need to understand and live with it till it passes on this is the worst feeling of my life...
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This is so me.. I feel i am in a different world.. Everything is blur, I think less sleep makes it worse.. this  started again with a little change in my routine. I am scared to go to work too.. I feel palpitation everywhere , sometimes in my hands and legs, sometimes in my back when i lay down. I do feel sleepy but cant sleep during the day.Sometimes i get panic attacks in my sleep too.. I am taking medicines  but this is still going on.. Will I be Normal
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I feel this way all the time..ill be 21 next week n it scares me cuz i feel like i won't make it. i feel like everything is slow n fake ..i hate it n wish it stop . things aren't fun to me anymore n I'm always having blurred vision ..i need help please ...i just wanna live my life like i used ti
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Yes, I know this was last year but.. I been feeling the exact same way buht mine is like im here but im not here when will it go away it scares me and i dont know how to control it i dont feel like myself anymore aha i want to tell doc.'s or counselors but they may think im crazy or somthing.. Its scary i juss wanna feel myself again :( I want to live my life and feel like im acctully here its crazy i thought i was by myself on this but thanks every comment on here was very helpful! Thank You so much :)
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I have been feeling like I am in a state of surrealism for about 3 months now. It gradually got worse over the last 6 months. I was driving myself crazy trying to make people including my wife understand how I feel. I always said,"the best way to explain it, is that I feel like I am high on a drug but I am not." My doctor put me on Zoloft for the past month and I go back for a visit on 3/31 to follow up. I feel a little at ease and I can focus, but my body still feels the same. I feel good knowing that I am not alone and I would love to feel normal again. It is a very very scary feeling.
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I would love to know from past post or recent post if there is anything that has helped balance out the feeling.
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hey lacey.. how can i get in contact with you i have some questions about this because im absolutely terrified
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Exactly what's been going on with me after smoking one day... I got ridiculously high and remained for like 13 hours.I freaked out to my parents... They tried to calm me down but I told them I feel like I'm gonna be high forever... Well, it's one month later and I'm still feeling this surreal dreamlike ...thing... and I want out... So badly... I've gone everywhere with my mind from feeling like God is punishing me to feeling like I've died and I'm not even a real person anymore... It is very comforting to me to know that I am not alone. I am scheduling an appointment with my doctor next week finally. My dad told me that I might be deficient in certain vitamins and probably should start taking some multi vitamins or something. This whole thing has caused me tons of anxiety, delusion, depression, so I think that after this is through, I'll be seeing a therapist as well. I am normally very happy, driven, excited to travel, excited to see friends, it seems like all of that is meaningless right now because I can't enjoy it to its full potential. I don't know at this point. Just praying it leaves me soon.
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That happened to me too (someone put something in my pot) and afterwards I felt high like that long after the effects worse off.  I realized that I was depersonalizing; and to be honest it is VERY scary and you feel like it will never end.  I woke up feeling like that this morning, I am trying to get back into my body and focus but it is a slow process :(
i get my THC from a legal medical marijuana place and i have learned some things about this drug.  Marijuana should never be smoked in a large quantity because of anxiety problems that do happen to a lot of people.  THC helps to calm me down in very low doses and also helps my back problems.  People grew up thinking, probably because of ridiculous laws that it should be smoked in large quantities to get high and they would get high but many times it would be full of terrible anxieties which is no fun and could cause a long period of depressive anxiety attacks.  THC is a strange drug in that it completely works different when smoked in large quantities .  when smoked in small quantities it can be very calming but some people have  terrible experiences when smoked in quantity.  Of course there are some people that enjoy the intense high so you have to be careful with it and if you enjoy life the way it is , why smoke at all.  Also if you smoke CBD which does not make you high with marijuana, this seems to relax the anxiety effects.  CBD is  also from the pot plant but is does not cause a high but has many positive affects on your body. I am not a DR. so if your having problems talk to an open minded health professional for help with your particular problem.  Over all there has been many lies put out buy our government for many years but many  professionals are becoming more educated to the benefits of THC as well as downfalls with it if used incorrectly.  As with any medicine be careful as to how you use it.
No, that's not how it happened at all.  When I was young, we smoked a lot because the marijuana was natural and natural pot has low THC concentrations.  It took a lot to get high at all.  Then the Yuppies got to it and bred pot that was incredibly high in THC.  Nobody ever smoked a lot of that, it was too expensive.  The joints were rolled so thin you could barely hold them.  That's the problem with pot today, it's an engineered plant, not a natural plant.  But there were always people who got anxious when stoned, and it gets worse as you get older.  Almost everyone I grew up with stopped using it as they aged because it started to make them nervous.  This was more true with the newer pot, because of the extremely high THC levels.  Now, there are breeds that are supposedly more calming now, so I can't speak to that.  As for CBD, why on Earth would anyone smoke that?  Smoking anything involves incomplete burning, which produces some pollutants, so with CBD it's much better to just take the oil.  There's no need to smoke it.  As for benefits, we really don't know yet, the research is bad as it being illegal for so long made it impossible to do good research on it.  By the way, CBD usually comes from industrial hemp, which while in the same family as pot, has very low THC levels and won't make you high.  
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I do get very bad highs from weed but haven't smoked since April and its oct and out of nowhere I just started feeling like im high but its not fun and im on kpins .5mg it relaxes me just a little and now I got anxiety and depression, I have only been like this for 4 days, but before this I would get sometimes a feel of high but it would go away, but now im stuck fuckkkk wat meds r gud for this im a 20yr old male
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Im 16 and i quit smoking marijuanna over a year now, yet I have the same problem. My family is always getting mad about it thinking that I'm still doing the drug. I have no idea what to do, who to get help from, or how to prove that I'm cleaner than Aquafina! please help me. Also...i want to go to my doctor for help but I'm scared that telling him that i USED to do mj over a year ago might get me or my family in trouble. I would also like to add on the fact that I'm a bit chubby which i think may have an effect to this symptom I'm feeling.
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Im 16 and i quit smoking marijuanna over a year now, yet I have the same problem. My family is always getting mad about it thinking that I'm still doing the drug. I have no idea what to do, who to get help from, or how to prove that I'm cleaner than Aquafina! please help me. Also...i want to go to my doctor for help but I'm scared that telling him that i USED to do mj over a year ago might get me or my family in trouble. I would also like to add on the fact that I'm a bit chubby which i think may have an effect to this symptom I'm feeling.
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FYI: Last time i did it I was 14 years old and it was summer. now I'm 16
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I have a feeling like I'm high all the time a constant feeling I had two attacks then this constant feeling for months now I'm 18 and idek if I can drive like this I need help is there anyway to make this go away medicine anything??
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So glad to see it isn't just me, ive been feeling exactly like youve been saying for almost a week now but havn't been high in years.
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Hi, Do you still feel the same up until now? Or if not then how did you take it away? Any particular suggestion to it? I feel like stoned for a week now. I even stopped smoking cigarette due to this feeling. I am unsure if what I did and whom I've met and discussed and signed all that were happened for real. This started after smoking MJ a week ago and I 've not smoked a weed for 10 years. Even before back in the days I'm not a smoker... only on super rare occasions only.
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THANK YOU SO MUCH LACEY!! That helped me so much. I was so worried I had something wrong.
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I feel the same way , it feels like im always high , i get in alot of Panic attacks because i feel like Im going to die or like anything isnt real. I start having breathing problems ,it all happen when i smoked some kind of spice.
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Same here I cant stand it no more I stopped like 5 yrs ago Im scared of everything now I regret doing spice worst part was having a panic attack on it
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