About to end a binge

What to expect

The first two weeks you will feel very tired, unmotivated and depressed. You'll sleep a lot and eat a lot obviously. I always feel noticeably better by two weeks, but still not 100%, more like 40%. That's the longest I've made it.

According to the studies I've seen it takes about 5 weeks for your mood get close to baseline, and cravings start to decline around that time as well. Meth can cause post acute withdrawal syndrome, this is from neurotoxicity but will fade after months or years(or never) depending on how much damage was done. I doubt you did that much damage by doing half a gram a week as that's quite mild compared to the quantities a lot of people do. I've done slightly higher amounts for almost 3 times as long as you and I don't think my brain's that fried. Maybe I'm in denial though, who knows.

Also there will likely be very mild "psychotic" symptoms. You may feel like people are talking about you or making fun of you or little things like that. It's more anxiety than paranoia in my experience but it's referred to as psychotic for some reason.

It's honestly pretty mild in my experience. The hard part is dealing with the cravings. I keep the reasons why I don't want to use written down so I can read them when the cravings start. If you have good enough reasons the cravings attenuate quite a lot.


MA withdrawal symptoms are mild and well tolerated. They include: mild paranoid ideation (‘… people are talking about me’), red/itchy eyes, sleep difficulties, lack of motivation, lack of energy, decreased sexual pleasure and increased appetite. Craving or ‘thinking about’ MA, is the most frequently reported symptom, suicidal thoughts are rare.1

Cognitive behavioral therapy is currently the most effective clinical treatment for psychostimulant addictions. Aerobic exercise decreases psychostimulant self-administration, reduces the reinstatement (i.e., relapse) of drug-seeking, and induces increased dopamine receptor D2 (DRD2) density in the striatum. This is the opposite of pathological stimulant use, which induces decreased striatal DRD2 density. One review noted that exercise may also prevent the development of a drug addiction by altering ΔFosB or c-Fos immunoreactivity in the striatum or other parts of the reward system. Preliminary evidence suggests that d-amphetamine maintenance may be an efficacious treatment option for methamphetamine dependence.5 Modafinil demonstrated promise in reducing methamphetamine use in selected methamphetamine-dependent patients.6 Supplemental magnesium treatment has been shown to reduce amphetamine self-administration (i.e., doses given to oneself) in humans, but it is not an effective monotherapy for amphetamine addiction. 3


I've been meth free for two weeks, but I'm on Vyvanse. I did make it to two weeks with no stimulants one time, but not voluntarily.

Could you get a prescription for one of the ADHD stimulants possibly? They help a ton and are pretty inexpensive if you get generic or have insurance.

that shits like meth 4 kidz, way less addicive

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