U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 25-year-old male asked:

What effects does cannabis have on ur bp while smoking? why do my body react so extreme in stress response? super high bp and hr

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Exam: First stop smoking weed. Next, get examined and treated for anxiety. Have your heart rate and BP monitored when NOT SMOKING WEED! What is "super high BP and HR?
Dr. Robert Vanderbrook
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Sympathetic: The sympathetic nervous system is responsible for raisining heart rate and can contribute to elevated blood pressure in times of stress. Some people who use cannabis will experience increased anxiety afterward. Consult with your doctor to rule out an underlying condition.

Related questions

A 38-year-old member asked:
What are the effects of passive smoking of cannabis?
2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
A 26-year-old male asked:
Can smoking cannabis over the years reduce semen quality?
2 doctor answers13 doctors weighed in
A 28-year-old male asked:
How can I cut down on smoking cannabis I have to smoke it every day?
4 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
A 19-year-old male asked about a 20-year-old male:
My friend feels anxious and sometimes puke after smoking cannabis. Is it very bad?
1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Last updated Sep 28, 2016


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.