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what is the effect of marijuana on seizures?

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Dr. Jerald Ratner
50 years experience Psychiatry
Major: Tends to lower seizure threshold and lead to more seizures.
Answered on Feb 1, 2018
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K2: If it is the only substance u took, then yes. Advise u stop using and get evaluated if symptoms persist.
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No.it does not: Cause seizures or lower the seizure threshold.
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Depends: There is no evidence that marijuana increases seizures. Some small studies suggest marijuana may reduce seizures.
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