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What is the long term effect of marijuana use?

What is the long term effect of marijuana use?

Long-term marijuana: One area is lung problems such as: bronchitis, chronic cough, emphysema, and also lung and upper airway cancer. There can also be impairment of memory, judgement, ability to learn, and coordination. These problems may persist for many months after stopping marijuana. Marijuana is a hallucinogen which can induce psychosis. Daily users may also have chronic depression, irritability, and lethargy. ...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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What permanent damage can marijuana use lead to?

What permanent damage can marijuana use lead to?

Marijuana: There is no medical or scientific evidence that simple use of marijuana causes any long term or permanent damage. Now, that does not address those who have the disease of addiction where ongoing use of any mind altering substance can lead to risk taking, depression and other serious consequences. ...Read more

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Would marijuana use cause mild Lvh?

Would marijuana use cause mild Lvh?

Maybe.: Of 1,011 people who had side-effects from the use of Marijuana, 7 have LVH, about 0.69 % of 36,940 people found in a report on eHealth, mostly males. ...Read more

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How many doctors agreed with marijuana use?

How many doctors agreed with marijuana use?

In what survey?: I don't know there has been a good recent study surveying current physicians regarding marijuana use. You also need to specify whether you are talking about recreational use or medicinal use. There certainly are circumstances where it can be useful medically. But I've and all doctors have also seen the down side of its use, including addiction, lung disease and stepping stone to stronger drugs. ...Read more

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Miscarriages related to excessive marijuana use?

No Connection: There are no data suggesting a relationship between miscarriage and marijuana use. My concern is your question about 'excessive use' that would always be unwise for someone preparing for the responsibilities of parenthood. ...Read more

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What are the long-term effects of marijuana use?

What are the long-term effects of marijuana use?

Marijuana: Long-term effects are dependence, effects on intelligence, memory & respiratory functions. There is also association with psychoses, depersonalization & depression. ...Read more

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My son hears voices while trying to quit marijuana use?

My son hears voices while trying to quit marijuana use?

Pot affects the mind: Marijuana's main psychoactive drug is thc.In most it acts to stimulate or inhibit several different areas of the brain, receptors; typically leads to inc appetite, relaxation, stimulation, depression, hallucinations, pain control, psychosis. 10 million regular users; @10% have predisposing genetic/personality: will be addict 1 or more drugs; bad effects on lung and from impurities. Roulette. ...Read more

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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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How long should you still feel side effects from first time marijuana use?

Usually Hours: Single or first time marijuana use usually produces effects that wear off with some number hours. Prolonged effects lasting for days would indicate the need for immediate evaluation due to other possible causes. ...Read more

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