Health & Wellness

Why You Don’t Dream After Smoking Weed

[Originally posted by Bethy Squires at Vice]

Sleep scientists explain why getting high is a major buzzkill for your dreams.

You’d think getting blazed out of your mind would encourage crazy dreams, but the opposite is actually true. If fear is the mind-killer, as the stoner-classic novel Dune posits, then weed is the dream-killer. But when you stop smoking, your dreams may come back with a vengeance.

“On the few occasions that I don’t go to sleep stoned, my dreams are super intense,” says Rod*. “I always thought it had something to do with having used up all my mental imaging faculties being high.” Read the entire article at Vice.

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