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Will cannabis help relieve the pain from my chostochondritis as normal painkillers don't help at all? Also can cannabis help to stimulate hair growth due to alopecia?

Will cannabis help relieve the pain from my chostochondritis as normal painkillers don't help at all? Also can cannabis help to stimulate hair growth due to alopecia?

Don't use mj..: Please see doctor for Costochondritis pain relief if not resolving yet and for alopecia. Need to find cause for hair loss and proper treatment. Marijuana causes many mental and physical problems which could worsen your health especially since you're a teenager: eg, breathing problems, impaired memory and learning, poor coordination, depression, paranoia, risk for addiction. Hope this helps you. ...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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How do you flush cannabis out of your system as I will be getting a test done with a strand of hair?

How do you flush cannabis out of your system as I will be getting a test done with a strand of hair?

You don't: It's not possible to "flush cannabis out of your system." thc is stored in fat -- longer the more frequently you use. Your body has to let it go gradually. You can, however, stop using cannabis and hope that your hair test is not for at least 90 days after your last use. ...Read more

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I've smoked cannabis for a long time and quit 8 weeks ago and was wondering if it will still b in my hair in 4 weeks time?

I've smoked cannabis for a long time and quit 8 weeks ago and was wondering if it will still b in my hair in 4 weeks time?

Yes: Hair, which grows over time, is like the trunk of a tree; it reveals exposure to substances over time. A urine drug screen would not show cannabis after about 1 month drug free, sooner with light usage. ...Read more

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I just took a hair drug test. Smoked marihuana daily up until 100 days ago. Hair was taken from armpit which was trimmed to 1-1.5 inches. Will I pass?

I just took a hair drug test. Smoked marihuana daily up until 100 days ago. Hair was taken from armpit which was trimmed to 1-1.5 inches. Will I pass?

Impossible to say: Axillary hair growth rate varies a lot from person to person. In a little over 3 months, you may have grown the hair more than 1 1/2 inches, but it's just as likely you did not. Stay clean and you will eventually pass. ...Read more

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How harmful is cannabis?

Not as bad: There are carinogens in smoking joints or blunts, anything wrapped in paper. There are memory and cognitive defects, especially seen in the adolescent population. It can cause dehydration and symptoms like dry mouth and dry eyes. It can increase your appetite and can cause you to sleep (drowsiness). THC heavy strains like sativas can be associated with paranoia and anxiety. ...Read more

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Is cannabis harmful if eaten?

Possibly: When cannabis is ingested, it has to go thru the stomach and the many chemicals it contains must then be broken down by the liver. The fact is, the effects of this are largely unknown and may not be very good for you. Also, the psychoactive effects may be prolonged and unpredictable compared with smoking cannabis, which could result in some unforeseen impairment. Good question. ...Read more

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So if I consumed my Cannabis in a eating way it will be ok????

So if I consumed my Cannabis in a eating way it will be ok????

No: If you test positive, you have a better chance if you say you didn't know what you were getting into. Good luck. Drug testing, right? This is not the place to discuss the wisdom of our cannabis laws. ...Read more

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What is cannabis oil?

What is cannabis oil?

Cannabis oil: Please refer to the following article on wikipedia. Hash oil - wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/hash_oil
hash oil (also known as dabs, shatter, or wax) is a resinous matrix of cannabinoids often obtained from the cannabis plant by solvent extraction. ...Read more

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I think I am addicted to cannabis?

I think I am addicted to cannabis?

Probably: If you think you are, you probably are. Cannabis can be very addictive. Fortunately, there is no physical addiction and no withdrawal symptoms when you stop. More importantly, the first and most important step in stopping any addiction is to recognize you have a problem and you have already taken that step. ...Read more

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What are mental effects of cannabis / marujauna / weed?

What are mental effects of cannabis / marujauna / weed?

See below: Cognitive impairment, reduced testosterone levels, cancer and heart disease risk. Depression and anxiety with any reduction in use lasting weeks into abstinence. Oh, and physical withdrawal. ...Read more

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Do you really think Cannabis has any medicinal properties at all?

Do you really think Cannabis has any medicinal properties at all?

I do: However it is a largely unstudied drug. People have been using it recreationally and claims it does a wide variety of good for you etc etc. I'd like to see better research on it. ...Read more

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Can cannabis cure asthma?

No: You might feel better while you had it, but if anything it will aggravate it. ...Read more

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I am paranoid from weed/cannabis?

Cannabis can have: Very serious psychiatric side effects. Paranoia is one of those. If symptoms are not resolving - recommend psychiatric evaluation. ...Read more

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Can cannabis smoke block arteries?

Calgarycmmc. Com/athe: Answer is no but...Smoking marijuana can speed up the pulse and raise blood pressure (followed by a sudden fall upon standing or walking), roth notes.
"these effects lower the exercise threshold for chest pain [angina], and are an independent risk factor for heart attack and stroke, " he writes. Inhaling marijuana smoke can also impair oxygen delivery. Prague med rep 2009; 110 (1):5-12. ...Read more

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Could cannabis really cures cancer?

No: Some people who have severe nausea related to cancer treatments may use cannabis for that side effect. But, cannabis is not a treatment or cure for cancer. ...Read more

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Does cannabis affect wound healing?

Does cannabis affect wound healing?

Yes: Pharmacologically, the influence of smoking on wound healing is complicated, and neither nicotine alone nor any other single component can explain all of the effects of smoking on wounds. What is certain is that smoking cessation leads to improved repair and reduces wound infection (sorensen et al., 2003; lauerman, 2008).
www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2903966. ...Read more

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Cannabis hyperemesis syndrome, advice?

MUST STOP USE!!!: Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome - will require that you stop all cannabis use. In the meantime take hot showers and you can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how cannabis ease nausea?

Can you tell me how cannabis ease nausea?

One of the chemicals: In marijuana seems to be more responsible for its effects of reducing nausea - cannabidiol (rather than the THC). There is an area in the midbrain called the chemoreceptor trigger zone which has lots of endocannabinoid receptors, and cannabidiol seems to quiet this area down. ...Read more

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Does cannabis enhance Tramadol's effect?

Tramadol: Yes, medical marijuana is used for pain control so it will enhance the effect of tramadol ...Read more

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Can cannabis be the reason for my anxiety?

Can cannabis be the reason for my anxiety?

YES: Cannabis reduces anxiety for many but many also get anxious from it. Like all medicines & herbs, it is not good for everyone. One of the interesting things about cannabis is there are many strains; some are more stimulating, some more sedating. High cbd strains cause less anxiety. However, even though I believe cannabis to be a useful medicine for many, I advise not using it until age 18-see comment:. ...Read more

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Does cannabis oil help cure endometriosis?

Unsure: There are some individuals who indicate that cannabis oil will help with disruption of Endocannabinoid System due to endometriosis. I don't know how much scientific study there is on the matter. I find this a bit curious - but I have no expertise in gynecology. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of cannabis abuse?

Several: Vulnerability to psychotic disorders including schizophrenia, problems with memory and concentration, increased appetite and weight gain. ...Read more

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Is it the cannabis that is making me paranoid?

May well be.: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic, delusions, paranoia, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. Some people develop a dry mouth, have a rapid heart rate or may feel hungry. ...Read more

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Does quitting cannabis affect your depression?

Quitting cannabis...: ...Can affect your mood. It can make you more depressed and cause agitation, insomnia, restlessness and anxiety. Later if you stay off the substance you may feel more alert, energetic, less depressed and develop a general sense of well being. Try it, you'll like it. ...Read more

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Will topical cannabis show up on a blood test?

Will topical cannabis show up on a blood test?

Debateable: Are they testing for street drugs? If so then quite possibly. It will go from skin to blood stream. ...Read more

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What exactly is cannabis hyperemesis syndrome?

It is an unusual: Reaction to marijuana, where people develop severe nausea and vomiting, which can result in several medical complications, including esophageal bleeding and perforation, dehydration and electrolyte disturbances. It is odd, because there is a disease called cyclic hyperemesis syndrome with bouts of severe vomiting where marijuana actually seems to help reduce it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is cannabis addiction serious?

I think so.: THC is illegal in most states and that makes it serious because you always run the risk of getting caught in an illegal act to continue using the THC. From a health stand point long-term use causes lowered cognitive function and contributes to lung and heart disease. Any activity that takes over your life with obsession and compulsive actions is serious. ...Read more