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what are the long and short term effects of marijuana

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Marijuana: In the short-term, mj can cause feeling of euphoria and increased appetite, which are not necessarily bad things. But it can impair your ability to pe ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Lynch
37 years experience Family Medicine
Mary Jane: 400 characters to explain, not possible concern is why does someone want to escape? They r escaping from? I am not judgmental or proposing that there ... Read More

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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Few ++, many - - - -: Use of marijuana has been reported to reduce pain in some situation, and can increase appetite for those needing additional nutrition. Use of marijuan ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not benzo's.: Hello - long term use of benzodiazapines can lead to tolerance. Marijuana can cause marked psychiatric problems in some people including anxiety, psy ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Lots of info: You can find lots of info online. Hopefully, you can evaluate the quality of the writing, and references are a good sign of quality. From what I know ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Second hand smoke: There is some concern about second hand smoke. On initial exposure children may experience a contact high. Long term may be just as bad as second hand ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
OCD: I do not think that there are any studies that show that medical marijuana will help any of your issues. Sorry
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gould
26 years experience Neurology
Confusion: Mental status changes can take place. Be sure to generate a list of all meds and herbals and street drugs to distribute to all of your physicians to m ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Marijuana: Long-term effects are dependence, effects on intelligence, memory & respiratory functions. There is also association with psychoses, depersonalization ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Since tobacco smokers smoke a lot more than marijuana smokers do, the damage you do to your lungs is greater with tobacco smoking. Also, cigarette sm ... Read More
A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
True: This is due to slower absorption when digested versus inhaled. Especially when mixed with food, drugs taken by mouth (whether cannabis or a prescribe ... Read More

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