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Can smoking weed stop you from gaining weight?

Can smoking weed stop you from gaining weight?

Weed & weight: Marijuana increases your metabolism and may help you lose weight if you are otherwise eating healthy and exercising regularly. But it also stimulates appetite and you may feel like eating more. So if you cannot control the munchies and eat a lot of junk foods without exercising, you will gain a lot of weight. ...Read more

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Gained 30lbs in 3 mths, quit smoking 3 months ago, went vegetarian 2 months ago, still rapidly gaining weight. What could it be?

Gained 30lbs in 3 mths, quit smoking 3 months ago, went vegetarian 2 months ago, still rapidly gaining weight. What could it be?

Good for quitting!: Quitting smoking is very challenging, and many people satisfy the oral cravings by eating. Remember that vegetarian food isn't necessarily low calorie. Write down everything you eat for the next week. Start getting some exercise, even if it's just a little walking. See your doctor to ask about factors such as low thyroid function - which can make a person gain weight. And keep up the good work! ...Read more

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Can smoking weed lead to loss of weight?

Can smoking weed lead to loss of weight?

That is not a good: Weight loss strategy. In fact, many people feel more hungry after smoking or eating cannabis. ...Read more

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How can I stop smoking weed?

How can I stop smoking weed?

Stop or Gradual Stop: A visit to the doctor can help, especially if the doctor knows of successful rehab centers or addiction-medicine specialists, both of which may be helpful to a marijuana user wanting to go cold turkey (stop all use at once). For users with good planning skills and willpower, they can cut out a portion of their use (such as 1/3 or 1/2) every couple of weeks or so, and eventually get to zero use. ...Read more

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How can I stop smoking weed?

How can I stop smoking weed?

Cannabis: You want to try therapy and wellbutrin (bupropion) like meds that act on the reward center to decrease cravings.
Also remember mj use can cause permanent neurologic damage esp from the street. ...Read more

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How can I stop smoking weed?

Consider: In most areas one does not know the quality of this substance. In addition, one does not know what might be mixed with the drug. This situation lends itself to many different problems. ...Read more

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Does marijuana withdrawals stop you from smoking weed for months?

Does marijuana withdrawals stop you from smoking weed for months?

No: People continue smoking weed despite ill consequences -- it's the nature of addiction. ...Read more

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How can smoking weed not make you gain weight?

How can smoking weed not make you gain weight?

I have never heard: It had that effect. Many people feel hungry after use of cannabis & eat more. ...Read more

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How can I get my grandma to stop smoking weed?

How can I get my grandma to stop smoking weed?

Ask her!: Humans like to frame both sides of an argument. If you tell her why she needs to stop, she'll likely respond with all the reasons she doesn't want to! But if you ask her why she wants to stop she just might tell you the reasons she does want to. That's a great first step in talking with her. ...Read more

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How to get my grandfather to stop smoking weed?

How to get my grandfather to stop smoking weed?

Why: Is this grand dads worst habit? Does it affect his relationship with you, or others, or the world? Does it help him in some way? He will only stop if he wants to, if it loses its favorable effect on him, or if he cannot get a supply. You have probably already expressed your feelings and I am guessing that he has ignored you. ...Read more

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What are the ways to make my girlfriend stop smoking weed?

What are the ways to make my girlfriend stop smoking weed?

U cant make her want: To stop & u cannot make her want to smoke either. If what u are asking is how to motivate her, the resistance common among addicts is formidable. Couples therapy can feel threatening & blaming to her. Best bet is to change yourself - attend al-anon or codependents anonymous. U will learn what u can do to stop enabling her continuing on as she has been, while @ same time feeling better about you. ...Read more

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If I have sub-conjunctival haemorrhaging, should I stop smoking weed for a week?

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If I have sub-conjunctival haemorrhaging, should I stop smoking weed for a week?

Weed: I would stop smoking weed until it is gone, & if still there after a week, seek consult with ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed cause weight loss?

Does smoking weed cause weight loss?

No: There's been some news recently about a chemical derivative from cannabis that may speed metabolism and therefore cause weight loss. But this has never been shown in humans, and it actually works *opposite* the usual effect of weed increasing appetite ("munchies"). See this article for a good explanation: http://tinyurl. Com/anj5963. ...Read more

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What's a good way to get my boyfriend to stop smoking weed?

What's a good way to get my boyfriend to stop smoking weed?

We can't control: Other people's behavior, no matter how self-destructive it is. Let him know that it bothers you and your specific concerns. If he isn't aware of marijuna anonymous meetings let him know about them. Don't enable his drug abuse. Remember that ending the relationship is an option. It sounds like his drug abuse is upsetting to you - consider going to al anon meetings for your own sanity. Take care. ...Read more

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What's a good way to get my boyfriend to stop smoking weed?

Cannabis: Tell him specifically (in a non-aggressive manner) what your concerns are. You can encourage him to consider ma (marijuanna anonymous). But you can't make him go. You can care for yourself by attending a 12 step program like al anon. If he is not willing to stop his cannabis abuse and you find it intolerable - ending the relationship is certainly an option. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop smoking weed completely after 7 years?

What can I do to stop smoking weed completely after 7 years?

Replacement Behavior: Try 2 replace smoking marijuana with a new behavior. 1st, think about why you enjoy smoking. For relaxation, stimulation, creativity, habit, social reasons, all the above? 2nd try 2 pick a behavior that replicates the results you enjoyed. For ex, if it was for relaxation, what can you do to help yourself relax instead of smoking. ...Read more

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What would be the best way to get my girlfriend to stop smoking weed?

What would be the best way to get my girlfriend to stop smoking weed?

U cant make her want: To stop & u cannot make her want to smoke either. If what u are asking is how to motivate her, the resistance common among addicts is formidable. Couples therapy can feel threatening & blaming to her. Best bet is to change yourself - attend al-anon or codependents anonymous. U will learn what u can do to stop enabling her continuing on as she has been, while @ same time feeling better about you. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I want help, I want to stop smoking weed but I can t!?

What do you advise if I want help, I want to stop smoking weed but I can t!?

Consider: Marijuana Anonymous (12 step program) & working with an addiction medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Alright so I have been smoking weed for about 7 months now & it would be a daily routine, what happens after I stop smoking weed?

Mild withdrawal: Stopping marijuana after months of daily use is likely to cause mild withdrawal symptoms; common symptoms include irritability, anxiety, insomnia & headaches; not everyone gets these & they are usually mild & fade after a week or so. Exercise, meditation & supps like l-theanine, holy basil & gotu kola can help. See http://alcoholism.About. Com/od/pot/a/marijuana-withdrawal-symptoms. Htm good luck! ...Read more

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Please somebody. Tell. Me how can I stop having anxiety. After. Smoking weed. Is there something I can. Take to relax don't tell me quit. Smoking?

Please somebody. Tell. Me how can I stop having anxiety. After. Smoking weed. Is there something I can. Take to relax don't tell me quit. Smoking?

You said not to tell: You to quit smoking. I won't tell you to quit smoking. But - I will encourage you to listen to what your body is telling you. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop smoking weed cold turkey or weening?

What is the best way to stop smoking weed cold turkey or weening?

No god way.....: Smoking is smoking, same as cigarettes, depend on whether you addicted or is a behavioral problem. ...Read more

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Will smoking weed stop the amoxicillin trihydrate from working?

Will smoking weed stop the amoxicillin trihydrate from working?

No: Smoking weed will not stop Amoxicillin from working. But if the antibiotic is being given for respiratory illness like bronchitis, etc you really need to ask yourself why you aren't giving your lungs a chance to recover. Smoking anything will slow that progress, period. ...Read more