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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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Effect of marijuana on pac's?

Effect of marijuana on pac's?

Unclear question: What is pac's?
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Does smokin weed while breastfeeding effect the childs developement?

Does smokin weed while breastfeeding effect the childs developement?

Three concerns:: (1) Heavy weed smoking can lead to THC concentrating in breast milk, which has been shown to affect motor development in the child. (2) Weed can be laced with other drugs, which can also impose harm. (3) Heavy weed use in a mother could affect her parenting skills. ...Read more

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Does drug use have long-term effects on fertility?

Does drug use have long-term effects on fertility?

Yes: Depends on the drug. Recreational drug use certainly can create fertility problems, depending on duration and frequency, and the nature of the drug. Prescription medications are quite variable in their effects. Best to review this with the prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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What are the adverse effects of a diagnosed bipolar patient smoking marijuana while on their prescribed medications?

What are the adverse effects of a diagnosed bipolar patient smoking marijuana while on their prescribed medications?

Bipolar and MJ: Any person with diagnosed bipolar disorder needs to practice solid self-care: regular sleep, exercise, healthy food, compliance with prescribed medications, and avoidance of substance abuse including alcohol. Using recreational substances invites destabilization of neurobehavioral status and possible shift into depression or mania. This includes marijuana. Mj can cause hallucinations too. ...Read more

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Will drinking alcohol have a negative effect on children?

Will drinking alcohol have a negative effect on children?

Possibly: Certainly drinking during pregnancy can have negative consequences on an unborn child, such as fetal alcohol syndrome. An occasional cocktail or glass of wine/ beer around your children should not present a problem. Drinking excessively or getting drunk around the children does not set a good role model for them and could possibly be dangerous. ...Read more

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What are your thoughts on medicinal marijuana use and use of prescription marijuana pills?

What are your thoughts on medicinal marijuana use and use of prescription marijuana pills?

Very different: Marijuana is not a medication; it is not standardized in dose and has not been subjected to rigorous testing as with any medication. "marijuana pills", by which i assume you mean thc or marinol, may have medical uses, and it is standardized in dose and has been subjected to rigorous testing. ...Read more

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What effect does alcohol use have on relationships?

What effect does alcohol use have on relationships?

Alcohol is tricky: Alcoholic drink is a common social lubricant. It decreases inhibitions and leads to more garrulous conversations. It also impairs judgement and increases impulsivity which may lead to unanticipated consequences. Certain personality types are susceptible to loss of control, leading to abuse and addiction. ...Read more

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Does regular marijuana use lower the effectiveness of citalopram?

Does regular marijuana use lower the effectiveness of citalopram?

Makes u depressed: Heavvy marijuana use makes you depressed. This drug actively works to counteract the effectiveness of citalopram. ...Read more

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Can I use birth control patches even if I smoke marijuana? Any side effects for mixing both of them?

Can I use birth control patches even if I smoke marijuana? Any side effects for mixing both of them?

Should be fine: Even though I disagree with the practice of Marijuana I cannot say it's bad due to activity as well. ...Read more

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Does the long term use of antidepressants have significant effects on my memory?

Does the long term use of antidepressants have significant effects on my memory?

Depends: A potential side effect of some antidepressants may be some delay in recall of words. So far there have been no studies that have shown long term permanent memory loss with use of antidepressants. ...Read more

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Might a mans past drug use effect child development?

Might a mans past drug use effect child development?

No: Unless your current actions and interactions with the child are an issue there should not be any effect on development. ...Read more

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Can the use *Preferably non-smoking of marijuana have negative effects on Diabetic Retinopathy? Due to the effects marijuana has on the eyes.

Can the use *Preferably non-smoking of marijuana have negative effects on Diabetic Retinopathy? Due to the effects marijuana has on the eyes.

Potential benefits: The following is a link detailing a novel use of non-smoking form of marihuana called "Cannabidiol As a Putative Novel Therapy for Diabetic Retinopathy". http://www.420magazine.com/forums/diabetes/152457-cannabidiol-putative-novel-therapy-diabetic-retinopathy.html. Hopefully this will address your question well. ...Read more

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Does axepta have any long time effects on ADHD child?

Does axepta have any long time effects on ADHD child?

Regular monitoring: Long-term stimulant therapy has generally been shown to be safe and effective in children, although they should have regular pediatric monitoring and should avoid unnecessary stimulants (e.g., caffeine). Possible concerns: poor weight gain from poor appetite, higher risk of high bp, psychiatric effects with dosage changes. But these should improve with stopping the med. ...Read more

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Does ingesting marijuana have any harmful effects on health?

Does ingesting marijuana have any harmful  effects on health?

It can: 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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Is there anything that can negate the effects of his marijuana use on conception?

Is there anything that can negate the effects of his marijuana use on conception?

No: The hypospermia, dysspermia and hypotestosteronism from mj may or may not be reversible. Nothing will mitigate it while using. May or may not improve on cessation of cannabis. See http://www.Health.Gov.Au/internet/main/publishing.Nsf/content/health-pubs-drug-cannab2-ch65.Htm. ...Read more

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What effects do marijuana have on infants and fetus's?

What effects do marijuana have on infants and fetus's?

Prematurity: Recent reports indicate an increased incidence of prematurity in fetuses exposed to mj. Also, there are reports of chromosomal breakage in some infants born to mj users. Being pregnant and smoking anything is an insult to the baby, and irresponsible on the mother's part. ...Read more

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Does drinking a bottle of beer daily have any adverse effect on the body system?

Does drinking a bottle of beer daily have any adverse effect on the body system?

Probably not: If you aren't drinking more than a bottle a day and aren't taking any medicines that would be affected by the beer drinking and don't have a health condition that would make you need to avoid alcohol, then it is probably not a worry to drink a beer a day. In that case, the biggest potential risk to you might be some weight gain. A beer a day could give you some unnecessary calories. ...Read more

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Does tobacco use have any effect on tendonitis recovery time?

Does tobacco use have any effect on tendonitis recovery time?

Yes: The nicotine in tobacco cause vasoconstriction which is particularly true in the small vessels needed for healing. Please stop using tobacco and do not use nicotine patches. ...Read more

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Is smoking Marijuana while on anti depressants dangerous?

Yes: Marijuana causes depression. Taking an anti-depressant to combat that depression is kind of a circular relationship with the cannabis right?? ...Read more

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