I have recently started smoking DMT and it has produced a variety of strange and unpleasant side effects, namely:
I have asthma but it is hardly present, I get seasonal allergies and thats about it. I rarely smoke marijuana or cigarettes, but when i do asthma is never an issue. After taking one hit of DMT i have consistently had an asthma attack which requires three to four puffs of albuterol to attenuate. paradoxically while the drugs effects are taking place i find it feels unusually easy to breath and the air feels thin and clear, it is only when im coming down that the negative effects begin to manifest themselves, and the attack begins.
The second disconcerting effect is an acute numbness in the mouth and lips that have come into direct contact with the smoke, the numbness lasts long after the drugs effects have worn off half an hour or longer, am i simply being burned, or is this a common effect produced by the drug? I have been using a foil pipe with a plastic straw. I'm aware this is not an ideal arrangement, is it possible that the negative side effects are being generated by the over heated plastic straw, rather than the DMT?
The third and (strangest effect) is over the past few days i have been keeping an irregular sleep schedule due to large amounts of work, i often find myself waking up in the midst of a REM cycle and as i open my eyes i have DISTINCT hallucinations, as if the DMT is somehow reactivated by my dreams. The hallucinations only last a moment but on most occasions they have caught me so off guard that i briefly thought i had unknowingly ingested a hallucinogen before sleeping.
Although the asthma attacks and pain in the mouth are unpleasent, the effects of DMT are wonderfull and i wish to continue exploring the drug, just as long as its not a huge detriment to my health. Have other people felt these negative effects?