New Orleans, LA
A 18-year-old female asked:
is marijuana bad for you?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 38 years experience
Yes: It is bad. May lead to other addictions and may also worsen other psychiatric problems. Talk to your doctor if you feel like you need something to make you feel good.
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Endocrinology 41 years experience
Various opinions: There are lots of different opinions each way, which are too expansive for a less than 400 character answer. The biggest problem for now is that it's illegal, and you can get into a lot of trouble that will follow you the rest of your life. It's your decision, not mine.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
How bad is marijuana?
4 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Is marijuana bad to smoke every once in a while?
3 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
A little: There is no safe level of exposure to smoke. Otherwise, occasional use will result in cognitive impairment (being stupid) for at least 24 hrs after each use. Each person has to decide how good or bad that might be.
6.1k viewsReviewed Dec 13, 2020
A 20-year-old male asked:
How bad is marijuana for your health?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
General Practice 28 years experience
Marijuana an herb: Not much. It is less dangerous than all other illegal drugs, less dangerous than alcohol, and less dangerous than tylenol (acetaminophen) and aspirin. Now, that said, it can be addictive. And for those with the disease of addiction it can bring unwelcome despair. There has to also be some damage in the trachea and lungs from smoke. But, this damage is still undefined.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
What are the bad effects of consuming marijuana?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Esp. bad when young: The worst effects are due to regular use by those younger than 18; there is evidence it can impair brain development ; reduce intelligence. In all ages it can cause anxiety in some. It can irritate the lungs. Some become addicted ; use it as an escape. However, the bad effects should be considered in relation to the benefits. See http://www.Cnn.Com/2012/11/07/health/marijuana-research-roundup/.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Is marijuana bad for you if you smoke it ?
4 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Yes: You've probably heard the standard warnings about addiction, marijuana being a gateway drug, what smoking does to your lungs, what marijuana does to your memory etc. Please see: http://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/marijuana I hope this helps. Take good care of your health.
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