Olivia smoking hashish every day: - I have become a better mother

Although for most of us it is a great joy to be a mother, it was for the 26-year-old Olivia Humphrey from Irvin, Scotland, a true nightmare, as she got to her f

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
25 January 2020 Saturday 13:00
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Olivia smoking hashish every day: - I have become a better mother

Although for most of us it is a great joy to be a mother, it was for the 26-year-old Olivia Humphrey from Irvin, Scotland, a true nightmare, as she got to her fourth child.

After the birth, she was hit by a special kind of postnatal depression, among other things, resulted in daily panic attacks, and hallucinations.

Through a psychiatrist got Olivia a cocktail of pills that would put an end to the violent attacks.

however, It was only when she three months ago began to smoke joints, that she again felt 'normal'.

- My and my family's life is completely transformed. I have become a better mother. It has changed my life and made me feel normal again, she says in an exclusive interview with The Sun.

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Olivias challenges were so severe that she is in a period of six months had to send the children in temporary care. They're all four home again. Photo: Triangle News

Hash, skunk and pot is like in Denmark illegal in Scotland, why Olivia is forced to buy his substance of a local pusher.

- I know, it is not legal, and I know that people will judge me for it. But I was desperate and just wanted to give my children a safe and happy life, she says.

The 26-year-old mother, who is førtidspensionist, says she uses up to 350 dollars a week on cannabis.

- I smoke a half or a whole joint, when the kids are in bed around the clock 21. As soon as I've smoked, I can feel the anxiety leaving my body. It also means that I'm far better able to solve the household chores, putting the children's clothes, etc. It makes me me again, she says.

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In the worst moments led Olivia of suicidal thoughts. Photo: Triangle News

According to Anders attractive décor with wooden flooring, the president of the Danish society of General Medicine, one can not exclude the possibility that cannabis may have an effect of soothing nature.

- of Course, calmed the mental tensions for some. But as the company and the medical profession, we have to require that treatments should be examined more closely. The use of cannabis is not a good treatment of mental disorders, and therefore we can't recommend it. We have very stringent requirements for medicines - both when it comes to efficacy and side effects, says the chairman.

Olivia Humphrey still get the antidepressant medications, but she hopes that she will in the future just to smoke cannabis.

At three months, it has helped me more than drugs and psychiatrists have been able to in three years. It has done me well, and I'm smiling, finally again. If it's not worth to break the law, so I don't know what is, she concludes.

Updated: 25.01.2020 13:00
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