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Effects On The Body From Marijuana
Many effects: Marijuana distorts perceptions, impairs coordination, thinking, problem solving, learning, and memory. Can trigger acute psychotic reaction along with onset or relapse of schizophrenia in vulnerable individuals. Increases heart rate a lot; one source showed smokers almost 5 times as likely to have heart attack in 1st hour. Mj irritates lungs & has more carcinogens than regular cigarettes. & more. ...Read more
Depends: This would depend on the age of the smoker and the amount/ duration smoked. Exposure during adolescence is of great concern as there are multiple harmful impacts including increased risk of psychosis and other mental health disorders, increased risk of other illicit drug use, increased risk of school dropout and educational underachievement as well as increased risk of motor vehicle accidents. ...Read more
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What does marijuana actually do to your body, as in long and short term side effects, that I can explain to my 18 year old nephew who will not quit?
Marijuana: In the short-term, mj can cause feeling of euphoria and increased appetite, which are not necessarily bad things. But it can impair your ability to perform tasks requiring concentration like driving a car, make you sleepy with red eyes, reduced social inhibition and reduced short-term memory or anxiety. Long-term side effects include infertility due to reduced libido and low testosterone. ...Read more
Many complex effects: Marijuana has a wide range of effects & this varies from person to person. There are also many strains, some more stimulating & some more sedating. It can be calming, ease muscle tension, stimulate appetite, relieve nausea & aid sleep but may impair memory & concentration. Marijuana contains over 100 different medically active compounds & we are still learning what they do. See my comments for links. ...Read more
I smoke marijuana for anxiety what happens if I smoke a seed unintentionally? Asking about negative effects on body.
Smoking a seed will not matter. However, smoking weed is affecting your brain. Rather than self medicating with weed, you should consult a behavioral health specialist, as psychiatrist for proper treatment.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more
Probably not: Since marijuana is, for whatever reason, illegal, it is impossible to study the interactions as it is with alcohol. This is unfortunate, but I very much doubt there's any danger here. I feel life offers too much else for me to be passive and self-absorbed, and I try to obey even the laws I may disagree with. But it's your choice. Peace and love. ...Read more
Cannabis Detox: To rid your body of Cannabis, do not smoke anymore. It can take up to one month for the THC levels in your system to no longer register on a urine drug screen. THC is stored in the body's fat cells and can take up to six months to be completely gone from your system. That's how you do it, one day at a time. Good luck. ...Read more
Long time: A study on prisoners that checked the blood levels until they were clear showed that infrequent users, the time from the last reported drug use until the last positive specimen was five to 12 days. Frequent users took 22 to 27 days to clear their systems. ...Read more
Nothing good: Smoking mj, tobacco, or any other harmful substance in the house, car, or elsewhere near a child means that child is a passive smoker, which is never good for his/her lungs. Because of smaller body surface area, children can get "stoned" by much lower amts. Of mj than adults. Being in an altered state impairs development & increases risk for accidents. Mj passes thru breast milk, also. ...Read more
Many sites: You are welcome to "google" this as much as you want, for your research. You'll discover that marijuana stays in your system longer the more frequently you use it. Thc (the active ingredient in marijuana) is stored in your fat -- and can be detectable in your urine for months, depending on your habit. ...Read more
No clear answer: This substance has been a part of life in the US, albeit illegal, for the past century. It seems to make people happy, loopy, non-violent, and maybe dumb. The health consequences are not so obvious as excess alcohol or use of the other illegal drugs. The smoke does exacerbate lung troubles. I'd urge you to "be high on life", embracing all that it offers with a clear mind. ...Read more
A Very long time: Partly depends on whether it is used on a regular basis or intermittently. It does accumulate in fat tissue and takes weeks to be completely excreted. ...Read more
2 days to 30: Depends on how much u used to take, for one time use, it may be 2 days, but chronic use, may continues to stay in your system for 30 days. ...Read more
How long does it take synthetic marijuana (spice, k2, etc.) to be out of your body after just 2 hits for a first time user?
Impossible to say: Synthetic marijuana contains unidentified herbs, along with being sprayed by chemical approximations of thc that are also unidentified. The manufacturers frequently change their formulas to escape legal sanction. Without knowing the exact contents of what you took, we can't know "how long" your body will need to process it. Please don't expose yourself to further dangers like this. ...Read more
I took marijuana last night and its my first time, I have a thorough medical exam on april1 how long will it stay on my body. I'm 20 5'9 average built.
Varies: Few days to few weeks depends on metabolism rate of excretion and amount consumed. ...Read more
Stop using it: Your body has to process what you put in it, and it has metabolic pathways to do this. However, these have their own timeline and you cannot rush them. Best way to make sure there's no marijuana in your body is not to use it, period. Depending on frequency of use, your urine could be positive for thc for days to weeks after last use. It's stored in fat, and stays in hair up to 90 days too. ...Read more
Time MJ in system: The length of time marijuana stays in the body is dependent on many factors. Distribution, metabolism, and elimination. These in turn are affected by the amount of fat one has. Mj often is released slowly from fat so it can be in the system for weeks to a month or so. ...Read more
Variable.: 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, rapid heart rate or feel hungry. Marijuana smoke contains bronchial irritants. ...Read more
I had been feeling very anxious and disconnected from my body 7 days after one-time marijuana use.?
Will marijuana toxins enter your body by kissing or having protected sex with someone who does marijuana on a regular basis.
It's very difficult for me to eat anything unless I smoke marijuana but I'm trying to quit what can I do to get my body back to normal smoke 4yrs?
See a specialist: Please see an addiction medicine specialist.Get a more detailed answer ›
I smoked a drugs last 1 year ago, I smoked, ice, marijuana, khashkhas, and I wanna know how many years if I no smoke my body will clean at all?
There is no way.: Stop using it. That is the only way. ...Read more
Non-specific: Do you have a question? If you in excruciating pain this is concerning and you should go to an emergency room. ...Read more
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