How does kratom work?
One of the controversy about kratom is whether it is addictive. Kratom is chemically similar to the other tree in its effects, so the exact mechanism that causes addiction does not seem to have been found.
Kratom is a rich source of substances called alkaloids, which are neuroreceptor agonists and analgesics. Consequently, kratom behaves almost like an opioid (opioid drug), but with a reduced risk of drug-induced death and dependence. Kratom may also interact with the same neurotransmitters as opiates, but its effects are synergistic and not necessarily addictive.
What are the symptoms of a dependency?
Symptoms of a dependency may include:
– You really like kratom, such that you want it day in and day out.
– You experience withdrawal symptoms when you stop kratom.
– You have a tough time quitting kratom.
– You experience withdrawal when you stop using kratom.
Do kratom users get withdrawal?
The most common symptom of kratom withdrawal is a feeling of “planeness and warmth.” Unless you have a very tough time quitting, you will probably feel okay if you cut all the kratom you have, or stop using kratom altogether. However, if you have a hard time quitting we suggest taking a time out. If you don’t have a hard time quitting we suggest continuing your kratom use slowly to see how you would like it without the kratom withdrawal symptoms. It may be easier for you to keep using the kratom. It always depends on your tolerance …