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Can Smoking Weed Cause Death
Complicated: Weed does cause anxiety and can be quite severe in many people. Probably worse if you have an underlying predisposition or anxiety that can be exacerbated. Some users have mental health problems for years after using.Also causes depersonalization in some. However many people react differently. Unpredictable at this point. ...Read more
Minimal data: There's a report of binge smoking in adolescents who were irregular users of mj, having cerebellar strokes because of the binge. 2 died. There is a report that smoking mj is protective like aspirin. But mj causes vasoconstriction & fluctuations in arterial spasming that may contribute to a stroke in a susceptible person. No good data either way. Best not to smoke anything and mitigate your risks. ...Read more
Yes: Just as smoking can lead to coronary heart disease- it can affect peripheral arteries- legs, brain and penis. Causing hardening of the arteries and spasm of the vessels of the penis - therefore affecting the ability to attain and maintain an erection. High blood pressure and diabetes may also affect erectile function. ...Read more
See below: I've read mixed studies. Most of the studies that say no and that marijuana can actually help copd are from pro weed sources. The American Thoracic Society has a different take. It says marijuana can damage the lungs. There's the risk of causing bullae to develop and there's an additive effect with smoking cigarettes. My recommendation is to not inhale anything not needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It IS the result...: Emphysema is one of the main results of cigarette smoking. Emphysema is the destruction of lung tissue from smoking. Cigarette smoking is the #1 cause of emphysema. That's why, you should quit asap. It definitely can cause emphysema (and a whole host of other bad stuff). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: The link of marijuana to tongue cancer is not conclusive. Marijuana contains chemicals which are carcinogens and some data suggest increased risk of oral cancer. However, a definitive link has not been proven and most organizations have no conclusive position on this issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, it can: Please read the accompanying article which is full of interesting information on marijuana: cardiac arrest following cannabis use: a case report www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2783157 more reports and statistics are found in the following article: could marijuana cause cardiac arrest? - ehealthme www.Ehealthme.Com/ds/marijuana/cardiac+arrest pleasant reading and spread the word. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Research has shown smoking maijuana increases chances of infertility because less sexual desire, a greater chance of impotence, fewer and weaker sperm, a lower chance of a viable egg, and a marijuana tainted uterus. The chances of getting pregnant much lower when both sexual partners use marijuana. ...Read more
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