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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

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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.

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