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does marijuana have any proven affects on mental acuity? given it is only used twice a week.

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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 22 years experience
No: Marijuana appears to decrease mental acuity. Remember thc from marijuana is stored in the fatty tissues of the body and takes a considerable time to to be broken down and excreted from the body.

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What kinds of different chemicals are in marijuana?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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400: 400 chemicals in marijuana, only 80 (2009)of them are unique to the cannabis plant -- cannabinoids. Others:nitrogenous compounds (27 known), Amino Acids (18), proteins (3), glycoproteins (6), enzymes (2), sugars and related compounds (34), nitrogenous compounds (27 known), Amino Acids (18), proteins (3), glycoproteins (6), , enzymes (2), sugars (34), hydrocarbons (50), hydrocarbons (50), etc.
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Should I consult my health practitioner before using marijuana?

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Definitly: Your should always consult your physician regarding the use of a powerful drug such as marijuana. Past that i dont know why you are considering using marijuana. Is it for medical or recreational use?
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How does marijuana effect seizures?

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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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What scientifically proven negative side affects does marijuana cause?

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Hyperemesis Syndrom: Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome. This is seen by chronic marijuana use. Characterized as recurrent "cyclic" vomiting, severe nausea, and abdominal pain.
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