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Doctor insights on: Ganja And Weed

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What system of the body does ganja (weed, herbs) affect?

What system of the body does ganja (weed, herbs) affect?

Ganja: It has effects on the nervous system and the immunity systems.
Its the nervous systems effects that are most problematic as there is no separation between the beneficial (like nausea, appetite etc.) effects and the harmful (craving, addiction, misuse, high, reward center stimulation) effects. Better not to start using this. ...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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Can someone tell me if marjuana (ganja/weed) is bad for health?

Can someone tell me if marjuana (ganja/weed) is bad for health?

It can be: A famous medieval doctor said "all remedies are poisons-the difference lies in the dose." occasional marijuana rarely causes problems, but individuals who are dependent on it can have amotivational syndromes, depression, anxiety, panic attacks and even psychosis. It may cause decrease in iq in adolescents/young adults who smoke a lot, and very high dose use can cause bronchitis and lung damage. ...Read more

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What system of the body does ganja (weed, herbs) mostly affect?

What system of the body does ganja (weed, herbs) mostly affect?

Brain & Lungs: Using cannabis causes distorted perceptions, impaired coordination, difficulty with thinking and problem solving, and problems with learning and memory. Used chronically, marijuana's adverse effects can impact learning & memory for days or weeks after the drug wears off. +addiction potential. Also, lung irritation -- marijuana smoke contains more carcinogenic compounds than plain cigarettes. ...Read more

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Can weed (ganja) a good cancer killer?

Can weed (ganja) a good cancer killer?

NO way.: Weed, marijuana, ganja, has loads of attributes, and legends. It does NOT help, or worsen cancer, or any other neoplastic conditions. Unfortunately, too many false rumors abound and the potential therapeutic successes, which are few, are blown up way out of proportion. ...Read more

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How long is ganja in your system?

How long is ganja in your system?

Days to weeks: Thc (the active compound in ganja) is fat soluble and is released from fat tissue over weeks. ...Read more

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What are effectx if you smoked some ganja?

What are effectx if you smoked some ganja?

Misspell effects?: One effect could be misspelling words like effects. I am not sure how seriously to take your question. Effects on what? Marijuana has a wide range of effects & this varies from person to person. There are also many strains of ganga, some more stimulating & some more sedating. It can be calming, ease muscle tension, stimulate appetite, relieve nausea & aid sleep but can impair memory & concentration. ...Read more

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What is the difference between ganja and pot?

What is the difference between ganja and pot?

Only the name: Ganja and pot are both common nicknames for cannabis, also known as marijuana. Other common nicknames include weed, grass, herb, bud, dope and mary jane. There are many less common nicknames as well. Ganja is the sanskrit word for cannabis. I have no idea how "pot" became a nickname. ...Read more

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Is there any difference between ganja and pot?

Is there any difference between ganja and pot?

Same substance: Same substance -- cannabis. Ganja is a sanskrit term that came to the west indies. People there speak of smoking ganja. Still the same health risks for all. ...Read more

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How long is ganja going to stay in your system?

Days to weeks: Thc (the active compound in ganja) is fat soluble and is released from fat tissue over weeks. ...Read more

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What are the illnesses that they give out ganja for?

What are the illnesses that they give out ganja for?

Cancer: The fact that you call it "ganja" and ask which illnesses "qualify" for a prescription leads me to wonder if you may be looking for a reason to justify a behavior that you are already doing or wanting to do, i.e. Smoke marijuana. The legitimate medical uses for marijuana are very limited, e.g. To counteract the serious side effects of chemotherapy for cancer patients. I hope this answer helped. ...Read more

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Is it possible to pass random drug tests and still smoke ganja?

Not likely: The active ingredients in marijuana stay in the body and are detectable for weeks. If a random drug test occurs within a few weeks of use, they will likely be detected. ...Read more

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What is the way to pass random drug tests and still smoke ganja?

What is the way to pass random drug tests and still smoke ganja?

Not at all: If you choose to smoke ganja, you will still have positive urine tests. Thc is stored in your fat, and hangs around long after your last joint. It can last in urine for at least 30 days if use has been heavy. Thc can be detected in hair follicles for 90 days. ...Read more

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I am ganja addicted...How can I leave this and I want my healthy body?

I am ganja addicted...How can I leave this and I want my healthy body?

Meditation, herbs &: People can become emotionally dependent on marijuana and often use it to calm anxiety. Finding other ways to calm yourself can help. I advise regular meditation, exercise, magnesium, b vitamins, herbs like tulsi (holy basil) & ashwagandha & Amino Acids 5-htp and l-theanine. Emotional freedom technique can help too- see eftuniverse. Com. Some find help with support groups like marijuana anonymous. ...Read more

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Is ganja legal to smoke?

Is ganja legal to smoke?

LOL: Marijuana is illegal in the us. Certain states have approved its use for medicinal purposes. Most"medical marijuana" users do not have a legitimate reason for use. The california experience demonstrated the average age of these folks was 20 yo. Mj is also dangerous as it can increase the risk of schizophrenia, decreases productivity & learning, and is implicated in crime & motor vehicle accidents. ...Read more

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Hw to clear urine by ganja?

Physicians: Not one of us here, real physicians, are interested in helping anyone beat a drug test. I am sorry. ...Read more

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Is smoking ganja bad for me?

Yes: It is a psycho-active substance. ..Studies have shown that it may provoke psychosis in some people prone to this disorder. ...Read more

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Can ganja be easily addictive?

Can ganja be easily addictive?

Marijuana addiction: Some think it funny, but mj is a serious drug. The withdrawal includes weeks to months of irritability, boredom ; malaise, increased anxiety ; insomnia. It takes time but recovery is worth it. If it is a problem for you, explore treatment programs ; community support groups in your area: ma (marijuana-anonymous. Org) aa, lifering, sos, etc. Each website points to in person, online ; phone meetings. ...Read more

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How many days does it take for ganja 2 go out of your blood system?

How many days does it take for ganja 2 go out of your blood system?

Blood ; THC: Blood tests for thc (active ingredient in ganja) will remain positive for about 2 days. However, urine is used for testing more often. Depending on frequency of use, urine can remain positive for 90 days after last use. ...Read more

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Can ganja yoga treat mood disorders better than regular yoga?

Can ganja yoga treat mood disorders better than regular yoga?

No: Ganja, the resinous substance from the flowers and leaves from the top of marijuana plants is thought to be a more potent form of marijuana.
Marijuana causes mood disorders, it does not treat them. Stick to regular yoga.
Pot smoking is now recognized as a risk factor for developing psychosis (schizophrenia). ...Read more

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How can I quit smoking ganja?

Meditation, herbs: People can become emotionally dependent on marijuana and often use it to calm anxiety. Finding other ways to calm yourself can help. I advise regular meditation, exercise, magnesium, b vitamins, herbs like tulsi (holy basil) & ashwagandha & Amino Acids 5-htp and l-theanine. Emotional freedom technique can help too- see eftuniverse. Com. Some find help with support groups like marijuana anonymous. ...Read more

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Does ganja destroy brain after how long.?

Does ganja destroy brain after how long.?

No brain destruction: Marijuana does not "destroy the brain." there is no evidence of significant harm to brain structure or function in long-term users & it may even prevent and reverse brain aging & alzheimer's! however, there is evidence that marijuana may adversely affect brain development/intelligence in those who use it regularly before age 18. Thus, I advise adolescents against using it. See comments for links. ...Read more

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If you want to stop smoking ganja, what is the best way?

If you want to stop smoking ganja, what is the best way?

Meditation, herbs &: People can become emotionally dependent on marijuana and often use it to calm anxiety. Finding other ways to calm yourself can help. I advise regular meditation, exercise, magnesium, b vitamins, herbs like tulsi (holy basil) & ashwagandha & Amino Acids 5-htp and l-theanine. Emotional freedom technique can help too- see eftuniverse. Com. Some find help with support groups like marijuana anonymous. ...Read more

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If you want to stop smoking ganja, what is the best way to stop it?

Mutual support helps: Consider attending a meeting of marijuana anonymous. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if it's possible for a 17 year old male to develop chronic bronchitis from smoking ganja once?

Unlikely: Chronic means for a long time. It probably would take multiple episodes of smoking ganja in order to develop chronic bronchitis. You might get acute bronchitis, which is a sudden development of bronchitis, that could be caused by irritation to your bronchi from the ingredients in the smoke. This should however resolve if you don't continue to smoke. ...Read more

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Do ganja smokers get a different kind of drunk from drinking alcohol?

Do ganja smokers get a different kind of drunk from drinking alcohol?

Yes: Combining the two will get you more cognitively impaired and intoxicated. Disorientation, confusion, impulsivity, impaired judgment, loss of inhibition, mood changes, paranoid thinking, delusional mood. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ganja on someone recovering from a brain injury?

Could slow recovery: Mj would usually worsen any cognitive effects that the brain injury alreasy has like slowed thinking and memory loss. It could also possibly further damage already damaged brain tissue...The ultimate answer is...Don't do mj with a brain injury. ...Read more

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Are there side effects of using ganja for someone that is recovering from a brain injury?

Are there side effects of using ganja for someone that is recovering from a brain injury?

YES!: Adding ganja or any other substance to a person recovering from a brain injury is problematic. The person could be more prone to sedation, confusion, disorientation, disorganized thinking, and misperceptions including hallucinations. It's also hard to know all the adulterations a given supply of ganja might contain -- including possible pesticides, for which no one is testing. Not healthy. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ganja on a person recovering from a traumatic brain injury?

What are the side effects of ganja on a person recovering from a traumatic brain injury?

I forget?: Don't need to be a scientist to knwo cannabis (thc) impairs memory - even avid pot-smokers cheech & chong have immortalized a track about it on their up in smoke album. Studies show interference with verbal memory and learning, reaction times etc, and thc can be found in brains of heavy smokers 6 months after stopping. Probably not permanent, but it takes months to clear up - seen it in patients. ...Read more

Ganja (Definition)

Ganja is a Sanskrit word ...Read more