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Can I still smoke marijuana if I have addisons disease?

Can I still smoke marijuana if I have addisons disease?

I suppose: And you can still shoot heroin too but why would you. ...Read more

Dr. David Geffner
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Addison's Disease (Definition)

Chronic adrenal insufficiency. You may consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/addisons-disease/home/ovc-20155636 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any ...Read more


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Is smoking marijuana bad if you have addisons disease?

Is smoking marijuana bad if you have addisons disease?

Yes,Yes.: If you smoke majuana (unprescribed by md) that is bad. If you have addison's disease and smoke marijuana that is more bad. I wish you can decide to fight these 2 disorders and reclaim the healthy life you deserve. Get help for both problems. Life can be good. ...Read more

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I used to smoke marijuana & im a smoker and drink alcohol im 23 years old did that have caused chronic kidney disease?

I used to smoke marijuana & im a smoker and drink alcohol im 23 years old did that have caused chronic kidney disease?

High risk: It was always known that smoking increase the risk of kidney disease. Now, a research shows that smoking may lead to potentially dangerous changes in kidney function even in healthy population, regardless the age. Another study concluded that smoking and alcohol drinking chronic kidney disease and it was supported by evidence of a dose-response trend. Think to change your life style. ...Read more

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Why is it bad to smoke marijuana when you have a blood thickening disorder?

Why is it bad to smoke marijuana when you have a blood thickening disorder?

More clotting: Marijuana increases production of free radicals, deposits tar and other residue in your lungs and introduces carbon monoxide into your system. This produces oxidative stress which increases systemic inflammation and can make your blood clot more easily.If you already have this tendency, your are worsening your health and increasing the chances of having a stroke or other clotting disease. ...Read more

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It was thought i had addisons disease but blood cortisol came back normal. Im still passing out, have stomach & back pains. What could it be?

It was thought i had addisons disease but blood cortisol came back normal. Im still passing out, have stomach & back pains. What could it be?

More evaluation: You may need more evaluation, what was your cortisol level? Did they obtain an acth level? Other labs? It is true it could be something else, but cortisol levels need to be interpreted by an expert as the normal value depends on the patient's health. If sick, levels should be at stress response level. Sometimes, more tests are indicated. ...Read more

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If I smoke marijuana everyday but stopped 15 hours before a portable oral swab test will I fail still ? Do cigarettes mask the metabolites of THC ?

If I smoke marijuana everyday but stopped 15 hours before a portable oral swab test will I fail still ? Do cigarettes mask the metabolites of THC ?

Positive w/in a day: I expect that is a 24 hour day. So, you'll likely test positive. At the time of testing, cigarettes can make results unreliable - but that is not a pass. They'll just redo the test. So, unless you are close to the 24 hrs, you'll be snagged. Play it safe until it is legal. Be active to make your POV heard. Vote for candidates who reflect your ideas. Stay out of prison so you can vote. ...Read more

Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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Adrenal Insufficiency (Definition)

Adrenal insufficiency is either an absent or abnormally low production and/or secretion of hormones produced by the adrenal gland. Hormones produced by the adrenal glands include those involved with salt regulation, sugar metabolism, and sex hormones ...Read more


Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use ...Read more