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Can marijuana be detected on an EEG test?

Can marijuana be detected on an EEG test?

No: There are no eeg abnormalities specific for cannabis intoxication. There are, howrver, other demonstrable abnalites in brain finction that can last more than 24 hrs after last use. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Eeg (Definition)

An electroencephaolgram (eeg) is a test that uses wires on the scalp to measure electrical activity produced by the brain. It is used to assess cerebral activity, and can be very helpful in the diagnosis and treatment of seizures as well ...Read more


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Does an EEG show marijuana use?

Does an EEG show marijuana use?

No: If your question is about specific, unequivocal signs of marijuana use, the answer is clearly no. I am pretty sure, however, that during an acute intoxication with marijuana, eeg may likely differ from a person s normal/baseline waves pattern. Stay clean. ...Read more

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Would smoking marijuana alter the baseline readings of my ambulatory EEG if I am a heavy regular user?

It may: Weed affects the brain and not in a good way. Get off it while you are ahead! For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Right now I am undergoing a 48 hour ambulatory eeg test and I am a regular cannabis user, will this alter my results in any negative ways?

Cannabis: Daniel Amen, MD does research on the brain and cannabis. He finds differences in brains of those using cannabis. Please be sure to tell your doc that you are using this substance because it can impact his/her reading of your results. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am having a 5 day EEG test and if I smoke cannabis during it will they notice some changes that I should be worried about?

Cannabis Dependence: EEG is done for Diagnosis of seizure disorders, head injury, memory problems or sleep disorders. Physicians evaluate EEG findings in the context of complete history, Neurological examination and Mental Status. Ask -if use of Cannabis has affected your concentration, thinking, emotions, memory and judgement; fallen down, or had seizures, then have EEG Follow treatment with Neurologist; NA Meetings ...Read more

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How long can 1 use of marijuana be detected on a saliva drug test?

How long can 1 use of marijuana be detected on a saliva drug test?

Saliva: 1-10 days: With a single use of marijuana, thc can be detected in saliva for 1-10 days. Hair can last longest lasting of all: up to 90-120 days. Urine is the fluid usually tested, though. With a single use, thc is detectable in urine for 5-8 days. ...Read more

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How does the EEG test work?

How does the EEG test work?

Records brain: Electrical activity occurs thruout the body, and like an electrocardiogram recording heart activity, small discs are taped to specific areas of the scalp, and pickup underlying electrical impulses from brain activity. The rhythms vary during sleep and waking, and are compared to normal expectations. Diffuse slowing may correlate with diffuse problems, and paroxysmal activity may indicate seizure. ...Read more

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How long will marijuana show positive in a urine test?

How long will marijuana show positive in a urine test?

That depends: On how much you have smoked over how long. Count on a month. ...Read more

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Medical marijuana how long does it take to not show on a drug test?

Up to a month: There are numerous products available on the internet, and available in some stores that are engineered to mask thc in the urine. One such product is called 'test clean.' this could be an option to consider. Check it out. ...Read more

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How long does it take marijuana to get out of system for blood test?

It depends: How long marijuana is detected in the urine depends strongly on frequency of use. In regular users (more than once a week), the marijuana metabolite builds up to a high level, often on the order of hundreds of nanograms per milliliter (ng/ml), from which it may take weeks to decline back below the threshold of detection. The situation is different for occasional users (no more than once a week). ...Read more

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I smoked about 5grams of marijuana 18 days ago can I pass a urine test?

Probably: You probably would but not everyones metabolism is the same. Urine test are available in drug stores. ...Read more

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If any person had seizure any time in life. Can it be detected by EEG test?

If any person had seizure any time in life. Can it be detected by EEG test?

No: The eeg does not show the seizures that happened in the past in somebody's brain. The eeg shows the electrical activity in the brain at the current time the eeg is done, which sometimes shows abnormalities that are presumed to be the cause of past seizures. For example, children who only had seizures due to fever during an illness will stop having them and their eeg's will appear normal. ...Read more

Marijuana (Definition)

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


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