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can marijuana cause migraines

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
55 years experience Psychiatry
Yes.: A migraine attack can be caused by many things and many things can be caused by marijuana.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Maybe: Marijuana has been shown to help some patients with chronic pain and chemotherapy nausea. It is safer than narcotics but more risk than nsaids or tri ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Marijuana: Once headaches are relieved, dependency on marijuana ensues.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not seen in CT scan: CT scan will not show residuals of cigarettes containing tobacco or marijuana, but will show some causes of migraine and head pain. Urine or blood te ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
2 risky habits: You cigarette habit may cause white matter lesions in the brain, which will not disappear, but marijuana does not seem to cause this, but in adolescen ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
36 years experience Neurology
Maybe: It depends on the individual. Many people with migraine can have ha triggered by unpleasant odors.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Smoking marijuana can cause unusual gastrointestinal symptoms including what some would consider to be abdominal migraines. If you notice this specifi ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Cannot breathe: Go to the ER. If you cannot breathe you have an emergency. It is inappropriate to seek care on the internet if you cannot breathe.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Medical Marijuana: The laws in states that have legalized medical marijuana are quite specific and vary by state. No one on this site can answer your question, because a ... Read More
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Dr. Marshall Bedder
38 years experience Pain Management
Marijuana : Marijuana has been shown clinically to be a very poor analgesic agent. It is probably no more effective as a painkiller than a mild narcotic. Its' bes ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: I recently went through the program of benefits of cannabis. Can be taken while on sertaline. If the correct combination & dose can be found out ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
28 years experience Psychiatry
How can it: How can it be safe to vaporize marijuana unless prescribed by your dr? If it is your prescribed medication for migraines (provided such indication exi ... Read More

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