Kratom and its extract is an herbal substance derived from the leaves of the Mitragyna speciosa tree. The plant belongs to the same coffee family tree and has been grown wildly in Southeast Asia for hundreds of years. Kratom extract has been traditionally and modernly used to relieve pain and remedy different conditions like depression, anxiety, diarrhea, nausea, and beyond.
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Nowadays, Kratom extract is utilized in relieving a wide array of ailments like fibromyalgia, arthritis, and other muscle and joint conditions. Though it is also used recreationally, Kratom extract provides euphoric, sedative, stimulating, relaxing, and energy-boosting effects.
Based on user reports, there is a tendency that extended use of Kratom extract may result in withdrawal symptoms. The signs are similar to the opiate and painkiller withdrawal symptoms, which include restlessness, anxiety, insomnia, and nausea, headaches, and muscle cramps. The user may also experience stomach pain, diarrhoea, and generalized bodily aches.
When Kratom did use in treating conditions like chronic pain, the tendency is that such condition might re-occur as it will stay no longer managed by the use of Kratom extract.
Duration of Needed Detoxification
Primarily, the duration of the necessary detoxification varies from one user to another. According to Kratom users, the most severe withdrawal symptoms last between 3 and five days while some people experience noticeable discomfort up to a week or so. Milder withdrawal symptoms could last for an additional week or longer, depending on the dosage and longevity of usage. Hence, the needed detoxification varies mostly from a user to the other.
Avoiding Kratom Withdrawal
The symptoms of Kratom extract withdrawal are preventable, keeping the usage of the medicinal supplement on an occasional basis, and never on a daily basis, most notably taking the extract multiple times a day. An occasional use will prevent the body being Kratom-dependent. Some users opt for decreasing their usage gradually until they can discontinue if they wish to. Thus, these are only a few sure-ball methods to avoid Kratom withdrawal symptoms. If these do not work, there are options offered by rehabilitation centres or facilities.