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blind and ears ringing after smoking weed and standing up.7 days and still ringing

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  • Posted By: snapxd
  • November 16, 2012
  • 03:06 PM

Hi, i am 20 years old,
I smoked weed for the first time 7 days ago. i had also had a few beers. while i was sitting down i started to see dots. so i decided to go to the bathroom. as i stood up it felt like i lost all blood to my head. i went blind and my ears were ringing bad. i sat down i just concentrated on my breathing. this lasted for 1-2 minutes. i got back up and went back to my friends they were all fine and didn't have this problem. i don't have any heart problems or blood pressure problems.
It is now 7 days later and i still have a ringing in my ears. i asked an online doctor who said "The half life of some of the metabolites of marijuana is 20 hrs, however some of the break down products can have a half life of 10 to 13 days."
"The prolonged half life is the reason that you are still experiencing some of the symptoms."
i have also read that i need to get the THC out of my body by doing exercise as it is stored in the fat.
Although i don't feel this is the cause. feel like the cause was the lack of oxygen to my brain and the really loud ringing i experienced. I have read it could have been a minor traumer and i experienced a flight or fight reflex.
i have seen a doctor and he has done an assessment and i have no damage to my ear drums. but still 7 days later and i have ringing in my ears. i'm finding it hard to sleep and am becoming depressed.
please help with any information
I hope i haven't given my self Tinnitus.

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  • Although many find smoking weed to be a pleasurable experience, there are plenty of negatives. The THC and other cannabinoids released from marijuana affect in your brain receptors that are in charge of concentration and perception. This is why someone who has just smoked weed may have a delayed response reaction or experience feelings of paranoia. When an individual has just smoked, short-term memory is greatly limited, making learning difficult. Weed use has been linked to short-term memory loss.Electronic Cigarette
    elites-uk 5 Replies
    • November 21, 2012
    • 06:45 AM
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  • Sounds like a seizure to me. It has been known to cause seizures. Never would I advise anyone to smoke anything at all simply due to damage to lung tissue. Sometimes "weed" as you call it may be contaminated with pesticides etc... It doesn't have any controls.
    Grandmom 25 Replies
    • November 30, 2012
    • 05:02 PM
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  • Take it from an old hippie pothead, anyone who says pot is harmless is either ignorant or a fool. It will damage you physically, mentally, and spiritually. Trust me. The ringing will go away. Just remember how scared you were and use it to put as much distance between you and weed as possible.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 29, 2012
    • 04:07 AM
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  • Snapxd, Pleas take these guys advice and don't use any drugs. You are putting yourself at risk for some serious problems both physically and emotionally. Addiction to drugs can bring a lifetime of grief and suffering. You deserve a better life than that sort of thing. I hope you stop having symptoms soon. When you do chalk this all up as a learning experience and avoid people who use the stuff.
    Grandmom 25 Replies
    • January 3, 2013
    • 05:52 PM
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