Kratom Use – Health Issues, Side Effects And Precautions

Though kratom powder is widely used by users in many countries and no lethal side effects are found, safety should be your first and foremost concern when you are planning to start taking kratom products. It is very convenient to think that kratom is safe, but it is not. Also, there are no researches happened about the long term health risks of consuming kratom. The main active component in kratom is Mitragynine and you need to understand about safety and toxocity and other health risks before you start taking it.

To buy kratom, you can find a kratom wholesale supplier online. There are many vendors offering kratom of larger quantity and if you are looking for bulk kratom in forms of powder and capsules. You can get it too. However, when you are a beginner, start with a slow dose and increase it gradually. It is a right method to start kratom consumption.

Here, we will discuss some of the safety, toxicity and other precautions:

Health issues:

No fatalities were found even if the person has consumed a high dose of kratom. Though, there are chances of fall, the effect stays for hours depending on a dose taken. According to a research output, no fatalities were found when the high dose of 1000 mg/kg oral doses of kratom leaf extract was taken.

However, it does not mean that you can take kratom in any quantity as you want. There were multiple cases of seizures found due to kratom use in Thailand in 2005 to 2011 and it was found that these seizures were results of adverse drug combinations. However, still, you cannot turn a blind eye on this concern.

There are chances of liver problems, especially when kratom is consumed for a long period of time. Some of the symptoms might include itching, nausea, jaundice, dark urine and stool and abdominal pain. Also, if you are taking abnormally heavy doses, you may find dark pigmentation on cheeks and other parts of the face due to over-stimulation of melanocytes.

Some of the other health conditions are found to kratom use are sleep abnormality, hypotension, erectile dysfunction, dry mouth, anorexia, depression, hair loss and tremors.

If you have consumed kratom for a decade or more, you can develop psychosis with hallucinations, confusion and abnormal psychotic issues.

What to expect?

When you are taking kratom product on an empty stomach, you will feel stimulating or sedative effects, depending on the dose, in 15 to 20 minutes and will last for few hours. Lower doses might be more stimulating and you will find yourself more social, communicative and motivated. Furthermore, it will enhance your mood and energy levels and give you a feeling of euphoria. Nausea, sweating and dry mouth are other side effects you might have depending on your tolerance levels.

In higher doses, you might feel no or less sensitivity to physical and emotional pain and you will be in an ecstasy for some time. If you are listening music, you might find yourself in a wake-dream state. Some other effects might be hallucinations, increased empathy and sometimes sexual arousal.

It is recommended that you don’t drive or handle machinery while under effect of kratom. You might fall asleep even if you are stimulated. Ensure that the kratom wholesale supplier you choose has good reputation in the market and offers quality kratom products.

Wrapping Up:

There are many kratom products including powder strain and capsules available in the market. Responsible use of kratom will not harm your health to a certain extent. Consuming kratom occasionally would be a good thing rather than consuming it regularly.