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Is Marijuana Bad To Smoke Every Once In A While
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 400 pounds and rarely smoke marijuana. (Once every 6 months) How long will it take for my system to be clear?
Depends on how much: you smoke every six months. No matter what you weigh, a single use of marijuana will not give positive test results for more than 2-3 days at most, if the amount smoked is modest. If you are smoking larger quantities for the entire day, it may take several weeks to clear, because of the high fat solubility of THC. But a single joint or bowl once every 6 months should, again, be 48-72 hours. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens if I smoke marijuana after a HPV shot? Is it bad? Where there be any consequences? Should I be worrying?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More clotting: Marijuana increases production of free radicals, deposits tar and other residue in your lungs and introduces carbon monoxide into your system. This produces oxidative stress which increases systemic inflammation and can make your blood clot more easily.If you already have this tendency, your are worsening your health and increasing the chances of having a stroke or other clotting disease. ...Read more
Smoking cigarettes can=PAD. Can smoking Marijuana also lead to PAD? The smoke or the Nicotine that is the real culprit? I know all smoking is bad.
Probably not: Nicotine can increase heart rate and slightly increase BP but there is no evidence it causes vascular disease. It is the burning tobacco leaf giving off 200+ toxic chemicals that causes vascular and pulmonary disease. The literature does not suggest that marijuana can cause peripheral vascular disease, especially in moderation. One can avoid smoke altogether by eating marijuana brownies/cookies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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