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Is smoking weed bad for health?

Is smoking weed bad for health?

LUNGS: Deeply inhaling from a joint or a bong can most certainly affect the lungs. Plus, can you trust your supplier; what else is in there? ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Vaccinations (Definition)

Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more


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What is wrong with smoking weed?

What is wrong with smoking weed?

Gateway drug.: We generally consider marijuana a gateway drug. Relatively inexpensive, easy to find, societally pervasive and quite addictive. Leads people to seek out more hardcore drugs later on. Bad path to start going down. ...Read more

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What is wrong with smoking weed?

What is wrong with smoking weed?

Gateway drug.: We generally consider marijuana a gateway drug. Relatively inexpensive, easy to find, societally pervasive and quite addictive. Leads people to seek out more hardcore drugs later on. Bad path to start going down. ...Read more

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Can I get pneunmonia from smoking weed?

Can I get pneunmonia from smoking weed?

No: Very heavy use of marijuana, like very heavy use of tobacco, may increase the chance of bronchitis, which in some cases can lead to pneumonia, but even this would be very unusual. If you also smoke cigarettes, those are far more likely to open you up to lung infections than does marijuana. Consider pneumovax, h. Flu vaccine and influenza vaccines as well. ...Read more

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What risks are associated with smoking weed?

What risks are associated with smoking weed?

Many: 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. Some people develop a dry mouth, have a rapid heart rate or may feel hungry. ...Read more

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What are the consequence of smoking weed at 60?

What are the consequence of smoking weed at 60?

Worsened cognition: It has enough interference with concentration and memory that it could make functioning all that more difficult down the road. Furthermore, there is an association of pot with mood and anxiety disorder development, so make sure that there is no family history of that or the risk is higher. ...Read more

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Is smoking weed bad or another dumb boomer thing?

Is smoking weed bad or another dumb boomer thing?

Addiction= disease: Smoking weed may be harmful in a number of ways. It is neither bad nor dumb. Mutual support may be useful. Consider marijuana anonymous. ...Read more

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How to know if I got pneunmonia from smoking weed?

How to know if I got pneunmonia from smoking weed?

Ask your physician: If cannabis was a contributing factor to development of pneumonia. 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 >. ...Read more

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Could you tell me the pros and cons to smoking weed?

Could you tell me the pros and cons to smoking weed?

Pro's vs con's: Pro's - it has some legitmate medical purpose. Some selected con's - 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. It can cause respiratory problems. ...Read more

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What are the effects of smoking weed after an AP Study?

What are the effects of smoking weed after an AP Study?

Well...: There's obviously no issue as far as the AP exam that was already taken, but your friend will likely end up in the throes of drug addiction, and all that education will just go to waste. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the bad affects smoking weed?

Need advice on what is the the bad affects smoking weed?

Mood, energy, etc: If you have bipolar mood disorder or schizophrenia, marijuana can aggravate those illnesses. Children and early adolescents often are unsettled by the drug's psychological and behavioral effects. Otherwise, the major risks in healthy adult heavy users are lung problems and loss of energy and motivation. Some data suggest lower sperm count and weight gain, but not enough for most users to notice. ...Read more

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Which are the pros and cons about smoking weed/majiuana?

Pro- v symptoms of: Specific medical conditions. Con- 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. Some people develop a dry mouth, have a rapid heart rate or may feel hungry. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are harmful effects of smoking weed?

Could you tell me what are harmful effects of smoking weed?

Possible effects...: 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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Please tell me, are pipes healthier than tobbaco blunts when smoking weed?

Please tell me, are pipes healthier than tobbaco blunts when smoking weed?

Although: There are medical indications for use of cannabis - there are significant health risks with it's use regardless of how it is smoked. ...Read more

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Can smoking weed kill you?

Not directly: It is not thought that intoxication with marijuana or cannabis would be lethal in the conventional sense. An individual who was susceptible to it could theoretically experience psychosis and this would be life threatening. Additionally, the possibility of motor impairment could lead to challenges with operating a motor vehicle and a catastrophic accident could lead to premature death. Stay safe! ...Read more

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Side effects of smoking weed?

Side effects of smoking weed?

Lots: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic, delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. You might feel tired, have poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. Some people develop a dry mouth, have a rapid heart rate or may feel hungry. ...Read more

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Is smoking weed bad for your skin?

Is smoking weed bad for your skin?

Marijuana and skin: It's a complicated question thc can increase testosterone levels a bit this could affect acne.

External smoke is like cigarette smoke it's bad for your skin.

On the other hand thc seems to have some antiaging properties through being a antioxidant.

I am generally don't recommend a smoking because there a lot of complicated psychological effects. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed raise ck levels?

Probably not: Ck is a muscle enzyme and when elevated we look for any type of muscle injury. ...Read more

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What's the major harm in smoking weed?

What's the major harm in smoking weed?

None, if. . .: No harm at all, if you don't mind distorted perceptions, impaired coordination, plus difficulty with thinking, problem solving, learning, and memory. This adverse effect on intellect can last for days or weeks after the drug wears off. If you also don't mind potential paranoia & psychosis; lung irritation; exposure to carcinogens; heart palpitations; and oligospermia, it's your choice also. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed a affect doxicycline?

Weed: Heavy smoking can affect your immune system and this can conflict with your antibiotic use to combat infection. ...Read more

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Honestly, is smoking weed better then cigarettes?

Honestly, is smoking weed better then cigarettes?

No: Both are respiratory irritants. 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. Some people develop a dry mouth, have a rapid heart rate or may feel hungry. ...Read more

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Is smoking weed occasionally beneficial for health?

Is smoking weed occasionally beneficial for health?

Perhaps: There is little question that some medical conditions have symtoms that are relieved with short term use of cannabis. However, it is unclear whether cannabis is superior to currently avaialble medications or whether long term use of caanabis continues to help or worsen these symptoms. To risk lung disease, cancer, addiction and cognitive impairment for unclear benefit is questionable ...Read more

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Hallucinations while smoking weed for the first time, is this normal?

It can happen. It is: Very dangerous! . 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. Psychiatric conditions can become permanent. Don't do it! ...Read more

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Is smoking weed bad for asthma?

Is smoking weed bad for asthma?

Yes: Smoking (inhaling smoke, which is full of lung irritants and cancer-causing chemicals) of any kind is unhealthy and bad for asthma patients. Weed is illegal under U.S. Law, so one can be thrown in jail and/or convicted of a crime. Jail has its own dangers such as getting assaulted. However, if one's doctor has prescribed weed as a medical treatment, the risks and benefits will have to be compared. ...Read more

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Would smoking weed cause cancer?

Would smoking weed cause cancer?

Maybe: Despite a fair amount of study, nobody's been able to show a cancer risk. Perhaps this is because people don't smoke nearly so much of the stuff as they do cigarettes. Unfounded scare-talk about this drug, which is becoming legal in parts of the us, tends to erode the effectiveness of real warnings about the true dangers of meth, cocaine, heroin, and the others. Still, why take a drug to be silly? ...Read more

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Smoking weed with asthma, is this okay?

Smoking weed with asthma, is this okay?

Generally no: While weed doesn't cause as much problems with asthma as tobacco smoke, you really don't know what is in it, and any burned material being inhaled is not good for your longs. That being said, the active ingredients in pot, cannabadiol and thc, may have some bronchodilating properties. You don't know, however, whether the weed has been sprayed with insecticides etc etc. Not a good idea. ...Read more

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What makes smoking weed make me paranoid?

What makes smoking weed make me paranoid?

Psychiatric Side: Effect. 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. The danger is that for some the paranoia does not resolve. If it makes you paranoid- you shouldn't use it. ...Read more

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Is smoking cigarettes equivalent to smoking weed?

Is smoking cigarettes equivalent to smoking weed?

Yes and no: Both do harm to the body in different ways, nicotine is implicated with cancer, weed also has implicated with cancer in a recent study an increased incidence of testicular cancer was found.
In regards to addiction they both cause increase of Dopamine which happens to be the chief chemical associated with pleasure, reward and re-inforcement of a behavior. I would suggest both not be used. ...Read more

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How can I stop smoking weed?

How can I stop smoking weed?

Stop or Gradual Stop: A visit to the doctor can help, especially if the doctor knows of successful rehab centers or addiction-medicine specialists, both of which may be helpful to a marijuana user wanting to go cold turkey (stop all use at once). For users with good planning skills and willpower, they can cut out a portion of their use (such as 1/3 or 1/2) every couple of weeks or so, and eventually get to zero use. ...Read more

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How can I stop smoking weed?

Cannabis: You want to try therapy and wellbutrin (bupropion) like meds that act on the reward center to decrease cravings.
Also remember mj use can cause permanent neurologic damage esp from the street. ...Read more

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How can I stop smoking weed?

Consider: In most areas one does not know the quality of this substance. In addition, one does not know what might be mixed with the drug. This situation lends itself to many different problems. ...Read more

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Can smoking weed give you emphysema?

Can smoking weed give you emphysema?

Unlikely: Chronic bronchitis has been described in habitual cannabis smokers, but since the volume of smoke daily is usually much smaller than that of cigarette smokers, emphysema is unlikely. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed cause weight loss?

No: There's been some news recently about a chemical derivative from cannabis that may speed metabolism and therefore cause weight loss. But this has never been shown in humans, and it actually works *opposite* the usual effect of weed increasing appetite ("munchies"). See this article for a good explanation: http://tinyurl. Com/anj5963. ...Read more

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Could smoking weed lead to emphysema?

Could smoking weed lead to emphysema?

Theoretically poss.: Any type of noxious stimuli can cause COPD if used long enough and you have a genetic predisopsition. One inhales deeper and may hold breath longer than usual. So in theory possible. Just like anything avoid the use of chemicals and stay healthy. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed give you hoarseness?

Does smoking weed give you hoarseness?

Hoarseness: Sure it does, so is other types of inhaled toxins. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed raise blood pressure?

Does smoking weed raise blood pressure?

It may: It depend on the cardiac condition and your health. ...Read more