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Can smoking weed stop you from gaining weight

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Bessmer
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Doubtful: Most often in medicine it would be used to help gain weight. I would not recommend using it at all but especially for this indication!
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Quit smoke: Healthy life-style; watch your diet, stay active, regular exercises.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
See below: See may have switched addiction to food. Eat gadfly with low glycemic foods. Consider topiramate , naltrexone, and/or phentermine.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Powitzky
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Chantix: Look closely at the getquit program.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Good for quitting!: Quitting smoking is very challenging, and many people satisfy the oral cravings by eating. Remember that vegetarian food isn't necessarily low calorie ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Weight gain: It seems that perhaps your diet may be different with more calories per day. It also may be relevant that your activity may be less per day, so you a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is not a good: Weight loss strategy. In fact, many people feel more hungry after smoking or eating cannabis.
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Smoking weed: If you just can't stop then you are addicted to this substance. Talk to your doctor about a rehab program as soon as possible.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cannabis: You want to try therapy and wellbutrin (bupropion) like meds that act on the reward center to decrease cravings. Also remember mj use can cause perma ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Consider: In most areas one does not know the quality of this substance. In addition, one does not know what might be mixed with the drug. This situation lends ... Read More

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