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Herbal incense withdraw and problems associated with synthetic weed
An_249128 posted:
My fiance started abusing herbal incencse and i really am disturbed by this. While on it, when he has the money he seems depressed, unaffectionate, uncaring, lacks motivation in any of his usual hobbies. He loses memory frequently and loses his sex drive. He lets his appearance go, and housework. His eyes are blood shot also. he goes thru a 10g bag in 3 days. He recently ran out of it and had to withdraw and swears that its not addictive and that he had the flu. His symptoms were vommiting, insomnia, shakes and chills for 3 days. he was always too hot or too cold. He didnt buy me a birrhday gift but spent $100 on herbal weed instead,, which lasted him under a week. He has also had no appetite the past few days. while using the incence he wont take me to my drs appointments and wont drive anywhere. All he cares about is getting high..
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James Golden, MD responded:
From how you describe your fiance, I'm concerned about him as well.

The only thing you can do is to tell him how his behavior and appearance affect you and how you feel about what's going on with him. You can also ask him to seek help because you believe this is the best for him and for your relationship. It sounds like he has a substance dependence on K2 (spice,) and seeing a physician to confirm this would be the best thing for him.

You can't control him, you didn't cause this and you can't cure his disease. However, you can take care of yourself and draw boundries to honor the relationship you have together.

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