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Doctor insights on: Marijuana Effects On Ketone Levels

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Does marijuana raise iron levels in the blood?

Does marijuana raise iron levels in the blood?

No data known.: Marijuana is not known to raise iron levels in the blood. However, you could have a lung condition or other illness which raises your red blood cell, hemoglobin or iron levels. It would be good to have an evaluation from your physician to determine the cause. ...Read more

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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Why do diabetics produce high levels of ketone bodies?

Why do diabetics produce high levels of ketone bodies?

Fat catabolism: Lack of Insulin and/or resistant to Insulin makes body unable to use glucose; the body then burns fats, but cannot burn fats completely without using glucose. Ketone bodies are products of incomplele burning of fats. ...Read more

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Can high ketone levels indicate high or low blood sugar?

Can high ketone levels indicate high or low blood sugar?

High blood sugar: When diabetes mellitus is uncontrolled very high blood sugars may be associated with high ketones. The abnormalities can be corrected with appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Does long term marijuana use negatively affect seratonin levels?

Does long term marijuana use negatively affect seratonin levels?

Yes: The literature seems to indicate that more than occasional use of marijuana decreases seratonin levels. ...Read more

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What do high ketone levels indicate? Does it indicate high or low blood sugar?

What do high ketone levels indicate? Does it indicate high or low blood sugar?

Ketones: Ketones indicate your metabolism has shifted to burning fat. This can happen in response to high blood sugar and lack of insulin. Unchecked ketones and the underlying metabolic derangement can be a serious health risk. ...Read more

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Why are ketone levels in urine tests so high when you don't fast before the test?

Not so: Usually skipping a few meals produces mild ketonuria, and non-fasting isn't a problem here. Is there a misunderstanding? High ketone levels have a variety of causes, most importantly diabetic ketoacidosis and aspirin poisoning. ...Read more

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How long does marijuana thc-cooh stay readable in a urin sample? Can the ng/ml level drop after 10 days

How long does marijuana thc-cooh stay readable in a urin sample? Can the ng/ml level drop after 10 days

Depends on usage: Theoretically thc and its metabolites can be detected in a urine sample for up to four weeks after cessation of use. Specificity is set at 50 ng/ml. Anything higher is called positive. Not likely to see a significant drop before that time. Urine drug tests are not usually quantitative for thc, therefore, its reported positive if level is above 50ng/ml. ...Read more

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What's wrong can't get THC out of body I am 37 a slighty overweight woman haven't smoked marijuana in about 72 days my THC levels are 71 it was 78, two weeks ago what's happening why won't my body expel it

What's wrong can't get THC out of body I am 37 a slighty overweight woman haven't smoked marijuana in about 72 days my THC levels are 71 it was 78, two weeks ago what's happening why won't my body expel it

The: The metabolite of thc (delta-9-tetrahyrocannabinol) is measured; which is called thc-cooh. The metabolite has a long elimination time and can be present in regular users for 7 to 100 days in urine and 2 to 7 days in blood. If you have been a heavy, long time user - there are reports of positive drug screens even beyond 100 days. Even it you have not smoked marijuna in 72 days, if you are in the presence of people who are smoking, you can get a positive urine drug screen from second hand smoke. ...Read more

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How do I lower ketone levels?

Maintain: HYDRATION!! (Unless you are Diabetic....if you are diabetic ketones may be the result of poor control)

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Does marijuana affect iron levels?

Does marijuana affect iron levels?

No: Unless you get the munchies for iron containing vitamins. ...Read more

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Can metformin cause high ketone levels?

Can metformin cause high ketone levels?

No: High ketones mean poor control - you may need insulin. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I have blood ketones and my sugar level elevated. Need advice?

I have blood ketones and my sugar level elevated. Need advice?

See doctor for exam.: This is strongly indicative of diabetes. It appears to be pronounced due to the ketone bodies, so you need to see a doctor urgently to get your sugar down and guard against severe renal disease. Diabetes has several long and short term complications so get to the doctor asap. ...Read more

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I was wondering is a liver ketone level between 25 and 35 normal?

Ketone levels: I am not sure what these numbers mean. What are the units? Mmol/L? mEq/L? Who is measuring this, and why?
We all have ketones in our blood after fasting; carbs increase insulin and suppresses ketones, so a low carb diet induces mild elevations of ketones. This can sometimes cause nausea and other symptoms. Extreme elevations of ketones, as in uncontrolled diabetes, is dangerous. Consult your MD. ...Read more

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If I took a drug test that showed I had a marijuana level of 111 would I be clean in seven days from the day I took the test and tested positive?

If I took a drug test that showed I had a marijuana level of 111 would I be clean in seven days from the day I took the test and tested positive?

No: It depends on how often you use marijuana (thc). If it's only 1 time, your urine test may be positive up to 8 days or so. Urine remains positive for a longer time with frequency of use. For 2-4 times per month, your urine thc could be positive up to 3 weeks. For using 2-3 times/week, this becomes 23-35 days. With daily usage, it's 49-90 days. Hair remains positive for 90 days after using. ...Read more

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How can I have ketones with normal blood glucose levels?

How can I have ketones with normal blood glucose levels?

Let me explain: In a person without diabetes, ketone production is the body’s normal adaptation to starvation. Blood sugar levels never get too high, because the production is regulated by just the right balance of insulin, glucagon and other hormones. However, in an individual with diabetes, dangerous and life-threatening levels of ketones can develop. ...Read more

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Possible for marijuana increase creatinine level in blood?

Possible for marijuana increase creatinine level in blood?

Yes, possible: I found a 2004 study relating illicit drug use to mild kidney dysfunction. Creatinine increases were the most pronounced with Cocaine and psychedelics, but were also seen with other drugs -- including marijuana. http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/15042540 increased creatinine is one measure of kidney function -- so the risk of kidney disease is higher for drug-abusing people. ...Read more

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How is it possible to have normal blood glucose levels and still have ketones?

It is normal: In a person without diabetes, ketone production is the body’s normal adaptation to starvation. Blood sugar levels never get too high, because the production is regulated by just the right balance of insulin, glucagon and other hormones. However, in an individual with diabetes, dangerous and life-threatening levels of ketones can develop. ...Read more

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Can smoking marijuana affect a persons IgG level? And how does weight affect IgG levels?

Not likely: Short-term chronic marijuana use does not have a substantial adverse effect on b or t cells of young healthy adults. Igg levels were not affected. Body weight does not seem to affect serum igg levels except in mice. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have ketones/glucose found in urine but not blood glusose level elevated? How?

Is it possible to have ketones/glucose found in urine but not blood glusose level elevated? How?

Ketones can be: Concentrated in the urine any time you go for a significant period of time fasting. The concentration depends upon your state of hydration and amount of urine production. Some people spill glucose into the urine without elevated blood sugar due to genetic defects. Most don't spill until glucose greater than 189-200. ...Read more

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How can your thc levels go up, in a lab test, If you have NOT smoked marijuana in over 3 weeks at the time?

How can your thc levels go up, in a lab test, If you have NOT smoked marijuana in over 3 weeks at the time?

Long: Depends on how much you were smoking even though you have not smoked in three weeks. It is not going up but is coming down from a very high level. Can take a month to come out of your system totally. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a high level of ketones in the blood?

What does it mean to have a high level of ketones in the blood?

Ketones in blood: I would go to wikipedia for detailed information. Means you are starving usually unless you have diabetes. ...Read more

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Can it mean that you are a diabetic just because your ketone levels are higher?

Can it mean that you are a diabetic just because your ketone levels are higher?

Ketones can be: Concentrated in the urine any time you go for a significant period of time fasting. The concentration depends upon your state of hydration and amount of urine production. This has nothing to do with diabetes and can occur in anyone. ...Read more

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How should small ketone levels with normal blood sugar affect hemoglobin A1c levels?

How should small ketone levels with normal blood sugar affect hemoglobin A1c levels?

High acidity: Ketone is acidic state means your body is braking down fat since it is not getting proper nutrients. To alter this increase vitamin d intake daily use aloe cleanse - 3 day inner fillet pure aloe drink 1 bottle per day for 3 days then 4 days off with b vitamins daily I liked activated b (isotonic) do this cycle for 3 months and repeat your testing should normalize. Check morning urine ph (nr6.8-7). ...Read more

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I have negative urobilinogen, UA, ql <2.0 (neg) bilirubin, UA <0.5 (neg to follow critical level for glucose+ketones?

I have negative urobilinogen, UA, ql <2.0 (neg) bilirubin, UA <0.5 (neg to follow critical level for glucose+ketones?

Vague question: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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How low dose ur blood sugar need to be to get into high ketone levels if ur trying to loss wieght. My blood surgar levels are at 100. I'm on low carb.

How low dose ur blood sugar need to be to get into high ketone levels if ur trying to loss wieght. My blood surgar levels are at 100. I'm on low carb.

You can't: lose weight that way, so stop trying. All you'll lose is water, which you'll quickly regain. Be happy your sugar is normal and eat less if you want to lose weight. You can't get your ketone levels up, as they all go out in the urine -- unless you have type 1 diabetes and then ketones in the blood are a medical emergency. ...Read more

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B/s levels have been 300 for 4days. Now at 411. Has been up to 509. Tested last ER visit w/no ketones. Newly dx. When do I need to go to ER or call?

B/s levels have been 300 for 4days. Now at 411. Has been up to 509. Tested last ER visit w/no ketones. Newly dx. When do I need to go to ER or call?

Now!: Blood sugar levels in the 400's to 500's or more can be very dangerous. Obviously what ever treatment that has been implemented is not effective. As such one with such high blood sugar levels should immediately see their doctor or go to the emergency department where originally treated. ...Read more

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My 5 year old daughter had a ketone level of 100+ in her urine and also showed signs of protein what could this mean she drinks a lot so I doubt it is?

Could be....: Could be dehydration.Could be a sign of dibetes. Could be a sign a metabolic dysfunction with the build up of acidity. You need to call the pediatrician soonest! ...Read more

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Does medical marijuana help blood glucose levels?

Marijuana = Munchies: I cannot think of any medical reason that would help blood glucose. Marijuana causes hunger and excess eating...Which may very well raise blood glucose levels. ...Read more

Ketones (Definition)

Ketones are a class of organic molecules with a carbon atom double bonded ...Read more


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