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A 24-year-old female asked:

i've been smoking weed for 8 years...i now have anxiety attacks and eye spasms. is this related ?

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Dr. Daniel Schainholz
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Challenging: The psychoactive ingredient of marijuana, delta -9-thc and related cannabinoids create the euphoria and pain relief afforded by mj, but like all other drugs, can have side effects. Try stopping for a couple of weeks to see if abstinence reduces the anxiety attacks and eye spasms. You can always resume puffing and see if the symptoms return. Try cutting out coffee and "energy" drinks too.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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