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Health & Fitness Ben Affleck: I had a panic attack after smoking weed

04:50  25 november  2020
04:50  25 november  2020 Source:   msn.com

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While Ben Affleck has been quite candid about his struggles with alcohol abuse, the actor recently revealed why he never smoked marijuana. I had a dissociative panic attack ,' Affleck began. 'So I only smoked weed if everyone else was smoking and I had to sort of Bill Clinton it and fake it.

And they had a panic attack , or some very uncomfortable anxiety, and just decided that pot was not for them anymore. I 've experienced similar problems with weed . I also smoked weed for about 4-5 years without any problems, but when I had quit for a while, and then started again, I began to suffer

Ben Affleck once had a “dissociative panic attack” after smoking marijuana when he was 15.

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The 48-year-old actor has admitted he wasn’t a fan of the drug when he began smoking it as a teenager, because one bad experience led him to suffer a severe panic attack.

Ben spoke as part of the recently released book ‘Alright, Alright, Alright: The Oral History of Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused’, where the actor - who had a small role in the 1993 movie - explained he rarely joined the other cast members in drinking and smoking because of his past experiences.

He said: “I had a bad experience with marijuana at 15. I had a dissociative panic attack. So I only smoked weed if everyone else was smoking and I had to sort of Bill Clinton it and fake it. I didn’t really like marijuana.”

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Having an anxiety attack or panic attack after smoking Marijuana seems to be one of the most common comments I get under my videos. Make sure you are aware of your tolerance levels and how long it has been since you last smoked weed . Realize that this is a panic attack and it will pass

Those who have gotten panic attacks or felt anxiety after ingesting cannabis in the past should proceed with caution. Citicoline supplements. It can help to have a friend support you through a panic attack . If you see someone else going through a panic attack , reassure them that they will be

Ben admitted he rarely drank alcohol with the cast because he wasn’t a “heavy drinker” at the time, and said his struggles with alcoholism came “much later” in his life.

He added: “I also wasn’t a very heavy drinker then. I became an alcoholic much much later and I’m in recovery now, so that was a whole different time. I was a little nervous, like should we be drinking before we’re working tomorrow? Some people were actually drinking and stoned at work.”

And the ‘Argo’ star - who was just 20 when he appeared in the movie - also recalled heading to shooting ranges with his co-stars on their days off, as he said he now views the hobby differently.

He said in the book: ”Texas had extremely lax gun laws and most of us came from states where it was next to impossible to buy guns and part of the newfound freedom being down there was a bunch of us bought guns and went shooting at ranges on weekends, which seemed fun and innocent at the time, but given the subsequent tragedies with young people and guns, it makes me uncomfortable to remember.”

Ex-smokers enjoy 'returned taste buds', 'fresh air' and even 'freedom' since quitting the habit .
Watch:Ex-smokers speak of life after ditching cigarettes Ex-smokers have revealed how their lives have improved since ditching the habit. Early in the coronavirus outbreak, the UK’s chief medical adviser Professor Chris Whitty stressed “if you are going to give up smoking, this is a very good moment to do it”. As many as one million smokers are said to have attempted to quit during the UK’s first lockdown, making 2020 one of the most successful years for ditching the habit on record.

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