snusology

Snus => Snus & Your Health => Topic started by: Heders on September 22, 2011, 08:35:20 AM

Title: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: Heders on September 22, 2011, 08:35:20 AM
What effects do you get from strong or extra strong snus?

I've read that high nicotine has a sedative, pain-killing effect, whilst lower nicotine amounts have a stimulating effect. And for me, that's very true. I just get tired and sleepy by strong snus, which works well in the evening, but not very good during the day for me.

The sedative effect can come for me at such 'low' doses as 12 mg (like Thunder Long+ for instance), but often only if I chain snus it during some time.

If I drink coffee together with lots of strong portions, I start yawning and feel like going to bed.

The only time I love strong portions are when drinking. Then I don't get that sleepy effect.

Does anyone else get that effect? I don't really get the high nicotine hype.
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: mindexit on September 22, 2011, 09:51:32 AM
stay on the low and enjoy the slow.
that-a-way, the strong will work when you need it most.
if the strong isn't working or gives u the sleeps it's because your
overloaded with nicotine. Just give it a break or go on the low.  8)

You only really need to chain on the strong when your trying to quit smoking.
On the final day before I quit smoking when the ache was so bad, I chained
3 extra strong portions at once! left and right and front top lip.  :o

A few weeks later now I'm on 8mg portions and los!
I'll have a strong every so often when I get really busy as a pick me up.

In my next order I'll probably just get some 8mg's and 12mg portions and some los.
No need to take it too high anymore can always 'double up' if need be.
(unless someone brings out a new flavor)

Actually. . .
I'd prefer some new flavors in regular strength instead of strong and extra strong and lately they're only bringing out the strong.

Swedish Match recently brought out 05 and 06 and I didn't really notice much difference except 05 was a WP and 06 OP.
Opened up a can of Thunder chrome coffee yesterday and it was dry.  >:(
Opened up a can of Thunder chrome blue+ today and it was super moist.  ;D

Is the coffee supposed to be dry? Common quality control V2 and this is your
brand new line of product!!

Actually Thunder chrome blue+ is pretty good so far.
Enjoying more than the coffee.

All in all, los seems to be the best for me. You get almost double the amount of tobacco in a can compared to portions and you can size up your own dose. I reckon it's about 1 click per hour. lol

Hope that all makes sense, I'm in the middle of work... taking a quick break.
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: cnash on September 22, 2011, 11:48:43 AM
They all seem to effect me the same. Just a normal everyday feeling. :P
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: BlueSaint on September 22, 2011, 01:34:47 PM
I felt a bit sick today, went home and after a coffee and Lucky Strike Stong I felt much better :P
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: chadizzy1 on September 22, 2011, 01:49:43 PM
They all seem to effect me the same. Just a normal everyday feeling. :P

Nash's body is now 98% nicotine.
Fact.
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: cnash on September 22, 2011, 02:39:45 PM
Nash's body is now 98% nicotine.
Fact.

FUCK WATER! I'm no longer boyent, the nicotine fills me! haha
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: chadizzy1 on September 22, 2011, 04:04:02 PM
FUCK WATER! I'm no longer boyent, the nicotine fills me! haha

It's all you need.  You are now NicoMan.  An evolved being!
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: cnash on September 22, 2011, 05:11:02 PM
It's all you need.  You are now NicoMan.  An evolved being!
NicoMan..
Sounds too much like NicaMan... and I'm not Nica. haha
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: Jimderson410 on September 22, 2011, 05:37:06 PM
If I'm tired, it wakes me up. If I'm awake, it makes me a little tired. Since I've been using nicotine for so long, it doesn't have a noticeable on me except with caffeine.  I can't do the caffeine and nicotine like yall can. I like my coffee and my dip/snus but not together haha. Makes me feel awful.
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: Gotrek on March 01, 2012, 09:31:38 PM
I'm getting headaches from the extreme / ultra portions.
I can snus a Thunder RAW or an Oden's Extreme in the morning - that's okay. Wakes me up and has no other effects.
After dinner I often use a 16mg portion but if I'd snus something stronger I'll get headaches.

Besides: The more nicotine you take the more you'll need to get satified. I snus 2 strong portions a day (max.) and during the day I'm totally happy with the weak ones :D
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: vinc69 on March 01, 2012, 10:54:47 PM
I don't seem to notice anything like that?? :)
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: Heders on March 01, 2012, 11:24:51 PM
I have been chain-snusing almost exclusively strong/extra strong portions lately. I don't want to, but I think I've gotten accustomed to the higher nicotine level sadly... I think it's time to wean myself off them and go with the low ones again. I don't notice anything difference from standard nicotine snus - except less of an overload-feeling when chaining them.
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: jerseysnuser13 on March 02, 2012, 12:13:46 AM
The stronger snus definitely give me more focus and alertness. It's a good early morning snus to go along with my coffee. I wouldn't say they give me a sleepy feeling. Actually gets me going. 
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: snusjus on March 02, 2012, 12:57:39 AM
When tapering down, go in increments. For example, if you're using 20mg portion snus, switch to a 16mg variant for a week, then 12mg, then 8mg. It's relatively painless.
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: lacelva1 on March 02, 2012, 02:33:28 AM
Most strong portions fell the same to me except for an Oden's extreme wintergreen I had at work.  That little bastard kicked my ass.  I felt like i was heavily sedated.  It wasn't a bad feeling, but had to take it out after 45 minutes.  I have some Oden's extreme los on order.  Looking forward to trying that
Title: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: jerseysnuser13 on March 02, 2012, 04:11:05 PM
I don't feel odens wintergreen :-(
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: nate.n on March 13, 2013, 10:03:24 PM
I put in two clicks on my 4 ml of odens extreme and i had to take it out after 10 mins cause it made my head spin. That stuff is crazy strong. Not so sure i like the taste of odens though. A little like dirt. Hopefuly it will grow on me cause i got 5 cans
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: mindexit on March 14, 2013, 10:04:44 AM
i don't really feel anything like you guys do...
(head spins, nauseous, cold sweats etc.)

maybe just a faster heart beat. anyways... i prefer 8mg-14mg at most

... it's not good to be racing when my body isn't doing much...
eventually i just become tired when i don't need to be.  :-\

Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: mindexit on March 14, 2013, 10:08:09 AM
I find anything over the medium nic strength to be too much. I just get really nauseous, break out it in a cold sweat and my heart races. This after maybe 10 minutes exposure to an Odens extra strong portion. I'll stick with the Ettan and General. The Northerner used to display the nicotine strengths in mg, does anyone have the list of strengths in mg?
I think Odens extra strong portion is about 22mg.

like i said 8mg... some times 12mg (General Onyx, etc) is nice.

it's like enjoying a few cold beers over a couple of hours or slamming down shots.
take your pick.
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: Heders on March 14, 2013, 12:35:58 PM
I've messed up my tolerance to the part where I really don't feel anything from any snus anymore. However, I do prefer the regular strength snus nowadays (when I'm sober). I don't say no to a good extra sterk though, and use it through the day as well together with my regulars.
Title: Re: Strong/Extra Strong Snus
Post by: silentRogue on June 14, 2013, 09:10:53 PM
I find some strongs (Jakobbsons Mint) are not bad at all, and anything from Thunder makes me a little queasy at first. RAW Frosted - that's when I want to feel it...that stuff makes me cold, shaky, which oddly enough is fun sometimes. I notice though that the strongs have a scent to them which can make me queasy - no idea why. I do notice though that I use far less with strongs. I was going through a can of nordic mint in a day and a half to 2 days. Only used 3 portions today since my stash is all strong or extra strong.