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What are the side effects of ganja on someone recovering from a brain injury?

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Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Could slow recovery: Mj would usually worsen any cognitive effects that the brain injury alreasy has like slowed thinking and memory loss. It could also possibly further damage already damaged brain tissue...The ultimate answer is...Don't do mj with a brain injury.
Answered on May 3, 2016
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