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Is It Safe To Smoke Weed With A Lung Condition
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
You're kidding right: Since smoking weed uses fragile lung tissues to let the drug enter your bloodstream, any use can aggravate your lung disease. As a student, i recall meeting a former miss texas who was dying of advanced lung disease at 35, she had advanced lung disease but liked to smoke. She looked 80. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not recommended.: Marijuana smoke contains bronchial irritants. Inhalation with marijuana is more prolonged ; deeper than with tobacco. Higher combustion temperatures are reached because it is smoked to a shorter butt. This leads to a carboxyhemoglobin concentration that is 5 x ^ than tobacco. 3 x more tar is inhaled. Prolonged use of cannabis can lead to airway inflammation, wheezing ; ^ in sputum production. ...Read more
Lung food...: There are no "lung strengthening" foods. Quitting smoking (smoke harms the lungs) will improve your long term health more than any other action you take. Marihuana smoke is denser than tobacco smoke and may lead to a higher risk of copd. While you may feel great today, you will regret not quitting sooner than you think.... ...Read more
I was spray painting water truck for 2 days with cheap mask and a week later i'm having pain in my left lung plus i smoke weed since 17 im scared?
Seek attention: At a minimum you should have an exam and probably a chest xray to evaluate your symptoms. Depending on the type of paint you were using, there can be an acute lung injury. ...Read more
Need to know this: Marijuana has a mixed reputation, but we have found that adolescents who heavily use can develop emotional and cognitive issues which may stay with them for life. A baby inside of you would be far more vulnerable, so stay away from weed until after labor and delivery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just got stitches removed from my finger after dropping a dumbbell on it, is it safe to smoke weed now?
No: Weed is a poison for your brain, its being legal notwithstanding. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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. ...Read more
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