A 18-year-old male asked:
Disclaimer

if weed increases you heart rate how come a heart attack doesn't happen? just wondering

1 doctor answer
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Weed: Heart attack is a multifactorial event. If weed was a common cause of heart attack, Bill Maher probably wouldn't be pushing it to be legalized.
Answered on May 14, 2014

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: given your description, you need a cardiologist input, before labeling your case as labile hypertension, rather paroxysmal hypertension, as it is rela ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Increased rate: Your heart needs blood to function, if it's working harder, it needs more oxygen. If your heart blood vessels can't deliver the extra oxygen, areas of ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Possible : Very fast and for some duration. The heart if normal and in shape can do very well. If diseased, coronary obstructions, then fast rate and/ or high ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: The same part of the nervous system involved in anxiety/panic attacks, just happens to increase your heart rate as well. This will not cause you to ha ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month