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Is marijuana bad for you?

Is marijuana bad for you?

Yes: It is bad. May lead to other addictions and may also worsen other psychiatric problems. Talk to your doctor if you feel like you need something to make you feel good. ...Read more

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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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Is marijuana bad for you if you smoke it ?

Is marijuana bad for you if you smoke it ?

Yes: You've probably heard the standard warnings about addiction, marijuana being a gateway drug, what smoking does to your lungs, what marijuana does to your memory etc. Please see: http://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/marijuana I hope this helps. Take good care of your health. ...Read more

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Why is marijuana bad for you if it comes from a natural source?

Why is marijuana bad for you if it comes from a natural source?

Rattlesnakes: Although I love to recommend natural products whenever likely to be helpful or appropriate, I must also say: just because something is natural does not necessarily make it healthy. Tobacco is just as naturally-sourced as marijuana, yet its dangers are finally now widely known. Poison ivy is natural. So are rattlesnakes. Marijuana has addiction potential and can harm vulnerable individuals. ...Read more

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Is smoking marijuana bad if you have addisons disease?

Is smoking marijuana bad if you have addisons disease?

Yes,Yes.: If you smoke majuana (unprescribed by md) that is bad. If you have addison's disease and smoke marijuana that is more bad. I wish you can decide to fight these 2 disorders and reclaim the healthy life you deserve. Get help for both problems. Life can be good. ...Read more

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Is marijuana bad for you? Aside from the tar and carcinogens in smoke

Is marijuana bad for you? Aside from the tar and carcinogens in smoke

YES: Using marijuana distorts perceptions, impairs coordination, causes difficulty with thinking & problem solving, plus problems with learning/memory. In chronic users, marijuana's adverse impact on learning and memory can last for days or weeks after the acute effects of the drug wear off. So, someone who smokes marijuana every day may be functioning at a suboptimal intellectual level all the time. ...Read more

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Are there certain medicines you are not allowed to take if you smoke marijuana? Is marijuana bad for you health? What are some of the benefits verses side effects of smoking marijuana?

Are there certain medicines you are not allowed to take if you smoke marijuana? Is marijuana bad for you health? What are some of the benefits verses side effects of smoking marijuana?

Here : Here are some of the possible effects from marijuana use: feelings of anxiety, depression, fear, panic or in some cases euphoria. If a high dose is taken it can lead to delusions, hallucinations or losing touch with reality. Other effects can include: inattentiveness, short-term memory problems and disturbances in your thought processes. Marijuana's effects usually last from one to three 3 hours. There can be interactions with medications when you use marijuana. I am not able to go through the list blow by blow. As you know, unless you have a medical marijuana card; it is illegal to use marijuana. ...Read more

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It is 6/8/16, does this argument still hold that taking levothyroxine and marijuana is bad for you? I'm doing research and haven't found a answer.

It is 6/8/16, does this argument still hold that taking levothyroxine and marijuana is bad for you? I'm doing research and haven't found a answer.

It is bad!: Marijuana is bad with or without levothyroxine. Weed will mess with your brain and rot your teeth. 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. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How bad is marijuana for your health?

How bad is marijuana for your health?

Cannabis: 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. ...Read more

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What are the bad effects of consuming marijuana?

Esp. bad when young: The worst effects are due to regular use by those younger than 18; there is evidence it can impair brain development ; reduce intelligence. In all ages it can cause anxiety in some. It can irritate the lungs. Some become addicted ; use it as an escape. However, the bad effects should be considered in relation to the benefits. See http://www.Cnn.Com/2012/11/07/health/marijuana-research-roundup/. ...Read more

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If marijuana is so bad, why is it prescribed for patients?

Pro's vs Con's: Cannabis is helpful for some medical conditions but does have drawbacks. The psychiatric side effects can sometimes be very debilitating. ...Read more

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Is marijuana bad to smoke every once in a while?

A little: There is no safe level of exposure to smoke. Otherwise, occasional use will result in cognitive impairment (being stupid) for at least 24 hrs after each use. Each person has to decide how good or bad that might be. ...Read more

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Is still smoking marijuana bad wile having an open?

An open what?: I'm sorry, but i don't understand your question. "an open" . . . What? Can you please share a little more information, and we can try again. Thanks. ...Read more

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How bad can smoking 1-2 blunts of marijuana a day be?

See the websites: www.drugabuse.gov/publications/marijuana...marijuana...body here you will find the effects that marijuana smoking can have on your body and your mind. You should quit now while you are ahead. Seek out help if you need to. ...Read more

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Does marijuana have a bad effect to people who have esophagitis?

Does marijuana have a bad effect to people who have esophagitis?

It could: Esophagitis isn't the first thing you think of with smoking marijuana, but i did find one case where this happened. Also it caused a cyclic vomiting syndrome -- again, different from the usual expected result. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc2658859/ in this case, the patient had grade 2 distal esophagitis. If it was my own esophagus, i wouldn't want to add further risk. ...Read more

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I recently found out I have pe is it bad if I have a marijuana edible ?

I recently found out I have pe is it bad if I have a marijuana edible ?

Likely no effect: It is unlikely that it would have an effect as long as you are properly treated for your PE. ...Read more

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What are the bad effects of using marijuana ? Such as nurological and physical ?

THC and Psychosis: If you have a personal or family history of psychosis then smoking thc is contraindicated. Thc can cause social anxiety and certainly it can worsen it as well. Thc causes a fixation of the personality at the age that you were at when you started using it. This explains the often adolescent like behavior of adults who indulge frequently in thc. It can also impair your ability to think rationally. I have seen several extreme cases of depersonalization from smoking up to 15 joints a day for 13 years. This occurred in two best friends. ...Read more

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Is the usage of marijuana good for health? I read loads of articles saying they're good, not one mentioned it being bad.

Is the usage of marijuana good for health? I read loads of articles saying they're good, not one mentioned it being bad.

Avoid: Researchers at yale university have discovered more evidence of the relationship btwn thc and psychosis, in this research schizophrenia. http://mentalhealth.about.com/od/chemicaldependency/a/thcyale604.htm. They suggest anyone with a fam history of schiz to avoid. Because of the genetic overlap among all major mental illnesses, unless fam history is clean as a whistle, why tempt fate? ...Read more

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Is marijuana bad for a inflamed liver?

Is marijuana bad for a inflamed liver?

IN my opinion yes: You will encounter different effects here about this on the internet. He is onethe physical effects of marijuana on the liver system www.Marijuana-syndromes.Com/marijuana-syndromes-physical-liver.Html? one of the first ways you can tell if unbalanced marijuana is affecting a person's liver system is if s/he starts feeling dizzy and having trouble walking when s/he is ... ...Read more

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What can cause bad trip smoking marijuana?

Mostly the marijuana: Cannabis is a psychoactive drug, and many people, especially those with underlying anxiety, social phobias and other problems may have a bad response to using it. Some people have panic attacks precipitated, and some people literally have "bad trips" with hallucinations, delusions, paranoia etc. Sometimes it is also cut with other drugs, including angel dust (PCP or phencyclidine) or synthetics. ...Read more

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