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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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If my body still feel numb and feels weird when touching stuff after smoking weed 4 days ago was it laced? When will I feel normal again?

If my body still feel numb and feels weird when touching stuff after smoking weed 4 days ago was it laced? When will I feel normal again?

See below: As was said before, you might want to make an appointment with your doctor to find out if it was laced with anything. It sounds that you're worried about what happened and first step in easing up this worry is to contact your doctor to help you sort through things medically. Good Luck! ...Read more

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Can smoking weed make you emotionally numb?

Can smoking weed make you emotionally numb?

Certainly: Marijuana is a mind-altering substance. Among many other problems, it can make you lose motivation and be emotionally numb. ...Read more

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How can smoking weed effect people?

How can smoking weed effect people?

Variably: 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. Some people experience a pleasant effect. ...Read more

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How does smoking weed affect my body?

How does smoking weed affect my body?

Here are some: 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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Can smoking weed cause aniexty disorder?

Can smoking weed cause aniexty disorder?

Complicated: Weed does cause anxiety and can be quite severe in many people. Probably worse if you have an underlying predisposition or anxiety that can be exacerbated. Some users have mental health problems for years after using. Also causes depersonalization in some. However many people react differently. Unpredictable at this point. ...Read more

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Is smoking weed ok, does it ruin your life?

Is smoking weed ok, does it ruin your life?

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 are some bad things about smoking weed?

What are some bad things about smoking weed?

Pro's & Con's: Good - some medicinal qualities. Bad- 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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My friend got really sick from smoking weed, what could've happened?

Don't know his sx's.: He could have smoked pesticides that were used on the cannabis. 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. ...Read more

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Is smoking weed occasionally too harmful. To health? And can weed b adulterated?

Is smoking weed occasionally too harmful. To health? And can weed b adulterated?

Marijuana is an Herb: Yes and no. Marijuana is very well known to not have many if any real negative health effects. But, daily or obsessive use can really dull one's human experience and lead to other addictive diseases or behaviors. The jury is out on the damage the 'fire' in smoking can cause. It is well documented in nicotine smoking. The anti-inflammatory properties of mj may protect some against the smoke damag. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed affect bladder?

Does smoking weed affect bladder?

No: But you will get into some other troubles. ...Read more

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Can smoking weed affect fertility?

Can smoking weed affect fertility?

Yes: Studies have shown that smoking marijuana is associated with impaired sperm function (makes sperm less fertile) and should not be used by men trying to conceive. ...Read more

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Can I get anxiety from smoking weed?

Cannabis Anxiety: Yes, some people believe that different strains of marijuana are connected to anxiety (increased heart rate, and paranoia). ...Read more

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Could I heal radiculitis with smoking weed?

Could I heal radiculitis with smoking weed?

Medical Marijuana: Marijuana, or more accurately, the cannabanoids in marijuana can act as anti-inflammatories or anti-swelling. Thus it can prove to be a medicine that can be used to treat pain. It is in no way curative, however of any process causing inflammation or infection or pain. ...Read more

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What permanent side effects of smoking weed are there?

Cognition & emotion: Thc dulls mentation and distorts mood; some people are especially vulnerable and develop minor major paranoid states. Repetition of these mental states just by itself tends to embed them making them harder and harder to reverse (and to reclaim "lost" time). In vulnerable people, thc can trigger overt mental disorder that can be lifelong. Best to avoid in spite of opo approval. ...Read more

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Is it possible to become permanently retarded from smoking weed?

Is it possible to become permanently retarded from smoking weed?

See belown: In cases in which use of marijuana activates predisposition for psychotic illnesses it is possible to lose cognitive function (permanently). ...Read more

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Has it been determined that smoking weed is better than cigarettes?

Has it been determined that smoking weed is better than cigarettes?

Absolutely not: Marijuana can cause severe kind of bullous emphysema and interstitial lung disease and is actually as harmful as cigarettes if not more, contrary to general perception. ...Read more

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Hi. I need to know smoking weed daily during pregnansy in littel doses is ok or not and if its not why?

Hi. I need to know smoking weed daily during pregnansy in littel doses is ok or not and if its not why?

Not ok: Reason: Marijuana is a substance a drug and any substance and smoking not completely safe. If you can help it, do not use any substance including marijuana. During pregnancy ...Read more

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How can I quit smoking weed?

How can I quit smoking weed?

Drug addiction: It's possible to develop a psychological addiction to marijuana. You may want to quit, but can't do it on your own. Failing in your attempts to quit is a first sign of addiction.
You need help from your physician, family, aa meetings, psychologist to overcome the addiction.
"don't let your dreams go up in smoke". ...Read more

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Can smoking weed cause cancer?

Can smoking weed cause cancer?

Marijuana & Cancer: There is no proof any any cancer in the United States developing from marijuana use. This topic is very well fleshed out by numerous articles and such online. There is a pathologist in olympia washington who also has published his research on this very issue. ...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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Can smoking weed help dementia?

Can smoking weed help dementia?

Unfortunately no: Thc or the active ingredient in marijuana can cause a variety of responses. Though for some there is a calming effect of others it was cause paradoxical agitation, disorientation and even paranoid feelings. Individuals suffering from dementia may have more vulnerable brains and may be more affected by the negative reactions. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed help anxiety?

Yes and no: Psychotic anxiety: absolutely not
ptsd anxiety: possibly
gad anxiety: possibly
social anxiety: worsens it
depersonalization/derealization anxiety: worsens it
ocd anxiety: of no help. ...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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Does smoking weed to acid reflux?

Does smoking weed to acid reflux?

Maybe: I assume that the question is: "does smoking weed lead to acid reflux? " my standard answer applies. It depends on what you are smoking. And, when you smoke "street" drugs, you never have any real idea of what you are smoking, exactly. So, even thought it may be, mostly, weed, there may be something else in it. And that "something else, " may well cause gerd. There is no way of knowing. ...Read more

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Fear of stopping smoking weed why?

You will need to: Explore this one yourself. Anything I said would be a guess. Are you addicted? ...Read more

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Does smoking weed make COPD worse?

Does smoking weed make COPD worse?

The smoke itself: Inhaling particles in the smoke itself may contribute to COPD exacerbations and will probably irritate your lungs just like tobacco smoke. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed help with cramps?

Does smoking weed help with cramps?

I have not seen: Dysmenorrhea listed as an indication for medical marijuana. ...Read more

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You can get cancer from smoking weed?

You can get cancer from smoking weed?

Apparently not.: Studies have started to show that marijuana appears to fight cancer rather than cause it. Studies in california have appaently demonstrated that marijuana kills brreast cancer cells, and stops their proliferation, metastasis and growth. This is just another piece of startling evidence that marijuana has many medicinal purposes. It's still controversial, and wise not to use it unless for rx.. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed slow height growth?

Not known; unlikely: It is not known/studied about, but I don't believe marijuana use causes any growth problem--possible if woman who is pregnant and smokes her child may be small. But, it causes many other problems, often psychiatric/mental symptoms and some physical symptoms such as dizziness, incoordination, diahrea, sweating etc...The worse is trouble with the law! Still illegal to use/carry/sell. So, be good! ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more