Kratom and its myriad effects

Understanding Kratom

Occasionally a Kratom user might complain of Kratom side effects such as constipation, headache and nausea. A new Kratom user due to previous bad experience with herbal medicine might also experience trepidation before starting Kratom. While the possible side effects of Kratom are not alarming, yet in their own way they disturb the normal routine of the user. A new user might initially experience light headache and an upset stomach. However these side effects seldom remain for a long time and can be prevented by taking a few measures of prevention.

The Right Dosage

Do you know the right dosage plays an important role in the prevention of Kratom side effects such as constipation, headache and nausea? Secondly the right dosage also helps you in reaping the full bodied benefits of Kratom. Also if you are experiencing frequent bouts of Nausea, you could check your Kratom powder to see if the product is properly De-stemmed.

It is a popular misconception that “more” of Kratom would leave you with higher energy levels. Nothing can be farther from truth than this. Higher doses of Kratom leave you sedated. Hence if you are looking for energy and vigor, a small dose is always more effective. A higher dose stresses your body more.

A good way of preventing side effects is to start with a lower dose of say 1-3 grams. Wait for 45 minutes. If the effects are not felt as intensely as you want them, you could add another 1 gram. Wait for another one hour to see how your body reacts to this dose. If you feel a boost in your energy levels, the next time start with the final total dose of your previous session. Remember when you start low, the side effects don’t manifest at all.

Water and Fiber

Whether or not you are using Kratom headaches and constipation are often a result of dehydration and lack of fiber in your diet. Hence see that you keep drinking water at frequent intervals. Also make sure your diet is loaded with fiber; make sure you have plenty of greens, dry fruits and fruits such as water melon, musk melon mango etc.

In addition to the above follow these top 3 insider tips to prevent Kratom side effects:

  • Grapefruit: Grape fruit is an excellent potentiate and halts the side effects of Kratom right away. It soothes away the burning sensation in the stomach so that the Kratom user gets to enjoy the benefits of Kratom without any discomfort.
  • Antacids: If you take a regular strength over the counter antacid half an hour before you ingest Kratom, you can enjoy the benefits of Kratom without the queasy feeling. But do this only if you have a delicate stomach and are susceptible to stomach upsets.
  • Olive Oil: A tea spoon of olive oil is a sure shot way of fighting the Kratom constipation. It might seem unpalatable at first, but with time it ensures regular bowel habits.

Thus by following a balanced diet and following the above remedies, you would be able to alleviate the Kratom side effects of constipation, headache and nausea and enjoy its full benefits.

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