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Doctor insights on: How Much Would Smoking Weed Affect My Performance In Sports

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How much would smoking weed affect my performance in sports?

How much would smoking weed affect my performance in sports?

Worsens performance: Smoking cigarettes damages lungs (thus worsens sports performance), and cigarette smokers who also smoke marijuana make their lungs even worse. Researchers are uncertain how much lung damage is caused by marijuana-smoking if they don't smoke cigarettes. Sports performance is a purpose-driven activity, but mj does the opposite by altering perception, judgment, problem-solving, intensity, etc... ...Read more

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Im non smoker i want to ask does smoking once in week affect health? How much affect?

Im non smoker i want to ask does smoking once in week affect health? How much affect?

Do not start: You may think that smoking once a week may not be a problem, but once you start, you may find it difficult to prevent yourself from smoking more. There is no safe amount of smoking. Be healthy and avoid smoking. ...Read more

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How can a heart block effect my career or limit my sports activities?

How can a heart block effect my career or limit my sports activities?

It shouldn't: There are multiple types of heart block. These range from benign congenital blocks where there is no significant impact to heart function to blocks where a pacemaker is required. Even if you were one of the rare people who required a pacemaker - with modern pacemakers, normal heart function and the ability to perform your usual daily activities is the expected outcome. ...Read more

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How and why does tobacco smoking negatively impact on the body and mental health of adolescents aged 12-18?

How and why does tobacco smoking negatively impact on the body and mental health of adolescents aged 12-18?

Addictive: Since many who start never stop, the younger they are the longer they'll be damaging all the cells in their body. Some cells are just not going to function as well w/ inflammation - some may begin a process toward malignancy. The circulatory system is also stressed. The clearest mental issues are the habit and any guilty feelings. It's expensive too! ...Read more

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I did recreational drugs (mdma, lsd, cocaine, marijuana) for a good 3-4 years during college. Will this affect my fertility? Will stopping recover it

I did recreational drugs (mdma, lsd, cocaine, marijuana) for a good 3-4 years during college. Will this affect my fertility? Will stopping recover it

Active drug : users cannot parent consistently, safely, or legally. Tobacco, excess alcohol, marijuana, cocaine & methamphetamine are a few of the drugs that impair fertility. Many impact the sperm; some, like marijuana & alcohol, also impact testosterone production. It can take up to a year in recovery for men to regain fertility from damaged sperm. See a urologist & an addiction medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Is sex in the morning of a sports competition detrimental to athletic outcome? How long do physiological affects last?

Is sex in the morning of a sports competition detrimental to athletic outcome?  How long do physiological affects last?

No: That's an old practice based on the assumption that you lose your hunger to win after engaging in sex. While you may feel much more relaxed/less stressed after sex, your drive to be competitive is yours alone. Thus, only your preparation for competition is what will determine the athletic outcome. Good luck, and train hard! ...Read more

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Will smoking weed affect my mental health?

Will smoking weed affect my mental health?

MARIJUANA: It is important to note marijuana is classified as a hallucinogenic. It changes your brain chemistry while it is active in your system. Also, one of the side effects of THC (the active ingredient) is paranoia. Studies on long-term use have indicated the possibility of changes in mental health with some individuals. ...Read more

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How long does tobacco stay in your system from smoking when u have to take a tobacco test?

How long does tobacco stay in your system from smoking when u have to take a tobacco test?

One month: Usually one month if done by urine or blood testing which are the most common ones. With hair sample it may be many months. ...Read more

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How much does smoking every once in a while affect your fitness?

Less: Than if you smoked regularly. But, inhaled particulate matter causes airways to narrow, reducing the flow of oxygen to the alveoli (small air sacs) & producing scarring. Further, the inevitable slowing of oxygen uptake into the blood stream means that the ability to burn fuel for exercise (requiring oxygen) is compromised. Not good. ...Read more

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Will smoking marijuana make my son fail in school?

Will smoking marijuana make my son fail in school?

The simplest answer : Is that most people who use marijuana become much less motivated. We can debate the long term effects of marijuana and other meds. This does not mean that one time use will cause school failure, but with regular use motivation drops. If your son is using, a consult with a counselor would be a good idea to help you and him to see what is the best way forward and other academic problems. ...Read more

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How has my alcohol consumption affected my long term health if I drank beer in college and wine in 50s?

How has my alcohol consumption affected my long term health if I drank beer in college and wine in 50s?

DEPENDS: Depends on how much alcohol consumption we are talking about. Remember that alcohol is alcohol so beer or wine only difference is the proof. So long term effects of excessive alcohol is on the liver which is the organ to metabolize the alcohol and the stomach alcohol can cause gastritis or ulcers. Also can impact the brain with atrophy and alcohol dementia. So remember all things in moderation! ...Read more

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How much time does weed stay in your system after smoking?

How much time does weed stay in your system after smoking?

One use 2-3 days: Depends on how much smoking you were doing for how long, and while weight doesn't matter per se, since thc metabolites accumulate in fat, it does depend on how much fat there is. People who smoke marijuana regularly can stay positive for 3 weeks +, and I have seen some heavy regular smokers stay positive for 2 months. You can buy your own test kit at any pharmacy and see for yourself. ...Read more

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Smoking weed will make you lazy and unmotivated! michel phelps smoked weed and won most number of olympic medals. What's your say doc?

Smoking weed will make you lazy and unmotivated! michel phelps smoked weed and won most number of olympic medals. What's your say doc?

Different strokes: For different folks. There are many successful people who have never used mind altering drugs, and many who have. These are individual decisions which are made every day. Best to weigh risks and benefits before making changes. Doubt that mr. Phelps was smoking anywhere close (physically and temporally) to the olympics. ...Read more

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How can you quit smoking weed in college?

How can you quit smoking weed in college?

Marijuana: Try therapy educate your self of the dangers weed can slow you down and cause permanent brain damage especially the street form. ...Read more

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How much impact would secondhand marijuana smoke have?

How much impact would secondhand marijuana smoke have?

Depends: How strong is the ''smoke'' and how confined is the space. As I have not seen any studies clearly demonstrating the long term effects, i would enjoy information from practitioners closer to this. W ill this be the next national cocktail, legalized, providing legal jobs and desperately needed health tax. (i don, t use it.). ...Read more

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How to increase stamina as i play cricket and i smoke too?

Stop smoking: Come on now! you knew the answer, didn't you? The most unhealthy and damaging habit in the world. I didn't say it was easy to stop, because you are likely an addict to nicotine. But stop you must. Doctors can help here. There are many ways to help. Stop smoking. The first is the will and desire to do so. ...Read more

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How can THC affect my health (not smoke)?

How can  THC affect my health (not smoke)?

Some sxs: This is being answered by a psychiatrist. Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. ...Read more

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How much impact would secondhand marijuana smoke have on small children? Any different from cigarette smoke?

Lots: Secondhand mj smoke implies that an adult is smoking in the same area as a child. Besides the obvious impact of smoke inhalation, there is the facet of tacit acceptance of illegal activities to an impressionable child. The biggest impact then would be abuse of the child. Look at it this way, would you shoot up heroin in front of a child? ...Read more