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Does smoking weed around a child cause problems like cigarettes?

Does smoking weed around a child cause problems like cigarettes?

Yes: I agree with everything dr snead said. But why are you using drugs in front of your children? It's bad enough you use drugs, but modeling this behavior for them to mimic will encourage their subsequent drug use. Please think about your parental responsibilities, and put this adolescent drug behavior behind you. If you can't, please seek drug/alcohol rehab help. Do it for your kids! Read more

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Prostatitis (Definition)

The swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more


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Would smoking weed cause cancer?

Would smoking weed cause cancer?

Maybe: Despite a fair amount of study, nobody's been able to show a cancer risk. Perhaps this is because people don't smoke nearly so much of the stuff as they do cigarettes. Unfounded scare-talk about this drug, which is becoming legal in parts of the us, tends to erode the effectiveness of real warnings about the true dangers of meth, cocaine, heroin, and the others. Still, why take a drug to be silly? Read more

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Could smoking weed causes shortness of breath?

Could smoking weed causes shortness of breath?

Yes: Yes, both short term and long term use can do this. Especially if you have asthma or COPD (emphysema). Just don't do it if you get short of breath when you do it. Chronically, (no pun intended) it can cause other problems as well. Read more

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Can smoking weed cause aniexty disorder?

Can smoking weed cause aniexty disorder?

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

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I'm 16 and have been smoking weed for 3 years. I have not noticed any bad effects but have stopped. Could I have caused long term damage?

I'm 16 and have been smoking weed for 3 years. I have not noticed any bad effects but have stopped. Could I have caused long term damage?

Unknown: There is an association between heavy marijuana use and the development of schizophrenia, but in your case there are too many unknowns to say one way or the other as schizophrenia, in general, is not common before the age of young adulthood. Good that you have stopped and time alone will tell. More than likely you will be OK. Read more

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Can smoking weed cause cancer?

Can smoking weed cause cancer?

Marijuana & Cancer: There is no proof any any cancer in the United States developing from marijuana use. This topic is very well fleshed out by numerous articles and such online. There is a pathologist in olympia washington who also has published his research on this very issue. Read more

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What would cause more wrinkles 25 puffs of a cigg or smoking weed almost everyday for 5 years?

What would cause more wrinkles 25 puffs of a cigg or smoking weed almost everyday for 5 years?

Wrinkles?: Truth be told, of those are your choices for a daily habit, wrinkles will be the least of your worries in the near future. Read more

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Could about six months of smoking weed cause emphysema?

Could about six months of smoking weed cause emphysema?

Not likely: Patients who develop COPD smoked for a long time or they were around people that are very heavy smokers. There are a few genetic disorders that cause people to develop COPD without much smoking, but a few months of marijuana should not cause copd. Read more

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What causes you to get red eyes from smoking weed?

What causes you to get red eyes from smoking weed?

Blood vessels dilate: Marijuana use results in the dilation of blood vessels on the white part of your eye, which makes then appear red. 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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Why does smoking weed cause you to cough but smoking cigarettes doesnt?

Why does smoking weed cause you to cough but smoking cigarettes doesnt?

Particulates: Male asks why cigarettes do not arouse cough like "weed". Most cigarettes have filters that remove tars and particulates. Cannabis is smoked directly & is ladened with particulates which must be removed by the pulmonary toilet, which is the body's mechanism for helping the lungs clean. Cough is the engine that runs the pulmonary toilet. Read more

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What can you do for migraine.? I figured out smoking weed causes them so I need to quit. Tynelol doesn't always help

What can you do for migraine.? I figured out smoking weed causes them so I need to quit. Tynelol doesn't always help

Many options: It is best to prevent migraines so happy you learned weed triggers them; a variety of foods can also trigger them so explore that (wine, wheat, cheese, choc.). When you get one Ibuprofen may help more; some people need stronger prescription meds. For home remedies see http://earthclinic. Com/cures/migraines. Html
acupressure can help- see http://www. Herbalshop. Com/acupressure/acupressure_06.Html. Read more

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Did cigarettes cause my anxiety or did weed because I took a break from smoking weed and started smoking cigarettes when will it go away?

Did cigarettes cause my anxiety or did weed because I took a break from smoking weed and started smoking cigarettes when will it go away?

Addiction counseling: Your history is spread over several questions and remains incomplete, therefore unanswerable. You are young. Do yourself a favor and see an addiction counselor who can evaluate your substance use and your anxiety and will refer you for nonaddicting psychotherapy to deal with your anxiety. Read more

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Can smoking weed cause me to feel depressed and paranoid?

Can smoking weed cause me to feel depressed and paranoid?

Yes: Smoking weed can definitely make people feel depressed and paranoid. These effects may continue after the thc is out of your system, too. Read more

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Does smoking weed causes hair loss?

Check for other...: Haven't heard of smoking weed as a cause of hair loss. One can see her primary care doctor to see what other issues may be leading to hair loss, such as hormonal imbalances, autoimmune disorders, poor general health, etc... Read more

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Could smoking weed cause mouth sores?

Could smoking weed cause mouth sores?

Possibly: I wouldn't rule it out. The heat, drying, and smoke irritation may be enough to cause sores in your case. Read more