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Paranoid Weed Cannabis
Marijuana paranoia: Your paranoia could be mild or could involve a full-blown drug-induced psychosis. Psychosis means loss of contact with reality. If your paranoia shows that your thoughts are beyond mild suspiciousness, your problem is severe and would suggest that stopping marijuana use might be important. If these symptoms continue medical help is warranted. ...Read more
May well be.: 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
Medical evaluation.: Paranoia is a very uncomfortable experience. It is important to try to determine the cause - to develop a treatment plan. I would encourage you to see a psychologist or a psychiatrist for a comprehensive psychological evaluation. Sometimes paranoia is a personality trait but at other times it may be an illness or a symptom of an illness. Take care. ...Read more
I quit smoking cannabis? Since 4th day I have had troath discomfort and pleghm for 2 days. Could this be cancer? I'm just 21. Is it just paranoia?
Probably not: When you smoke (cannabis, cigarettes, etc) the little hairs (cilia) in your respiratory tract get paralyzed. Thus, they don't move the secretions out of your lungs. Now that you've stopped, those cilia are "waking up" and getting rid of the secretions left in your lungs. This is the same reason smokers have a higher chance of pneumonia. ...Read more
Extreme paranoia, auditory hallucinations. Molested as child by step father, abandoned by blood father, daughter recently raped. Drugs: More Adderall than prescribed, cannibus, Phenobarbital. She wants help, what type of places should I look into?
Inpatient care: It sounds like an intensive inpatient behavioral setting would be best. Horrible recent assault in context of a tragic family of origin with active psychotic symptoms. She needs a therapeutic setting where she is & feels safe & supported. ...Read more
I am undergoing a 2hr EEG and a 72hr EEG. I am a regular Cannabis user. These are my first EEG’s ever. Will they be able to tell if I smoke during it?
All products of the cannabis plant are mind altering drugs and are bad for you.
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
Not as bad: There are carinogens in smoking joints or blunts, anything wrapped in paper. There are memory and cognitive defects, especially seen in the adolescent population. It can cause dehydration and symptoms like dry mouth and dry eyes. It can increase your appetite and can cause you to sleep (drowsiness). THC heavy strains like sativas can be associated with paranoia and anxiety. ...Read more
Possibly: When cannabis is ingested, it has to go thru the stomach and the many chemicals it contains must then be broken down by the liver. The fact is, the effects of this are largely unknown and may not be very good for you. Also, the psychoactive effects may be prolonged and unpredictable compared with smoking cannabis, which could result in some unforeseen impairment. Good question. ...Read more
Please refer to the following article on wikipedia. Hash oil - wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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hash oil (also known as dabs, shatter, or wax) is a resinous matrix of cannabinoids often obtained from the cannabis plant by solvent extraction. ...Read more
Probably: If you think you are, you probably are. Cannabis can be very addictive. Fortunately, there is no physical addiction and no withdrawal symptoms when you stop. More importantly, the first and most important step in stopping any addiction is to recognize you have a problem and you have already taken that step. ...Read more
I do: However it is a largely unstudied drug. People have been using it recreationally and claims it does a wide variety of good for you etc etc. I'd like to see better research on it. ...Read more
Answer is no but...Smoking marijuana can speed up the pulse and raise blood pressure (followed by a sudden fall upon standing or walking), roth notes.
"these effects lower the exercise threshold for chest pain [angina], and are an independent risk factor for heart attack and stroke, " he writes. Inhaling marijuana smoke can also impair oxygen delivery. Prague med rep 2009; 110 (1):5-12. ...Read more
Pharmacologically, the influence of smoking on wound healing is complicated, and neither nicotine alone nor any other single component can explain all of the effects of smoking on wounds. What is certain is that smoking cessation leads to improved repair and reduces wound infection (sorensen et al., 2003; lauerman, 2008).
www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2903966. ...Read more
MUST STOP USE!!!: Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome - will require that you stop all cannabis use. In the meantime take hot showers and you can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more
One of the chemicals: In marijuana seems to be more responsible for its effects of reducing nausea - cannabidiol (rather than the THC). There is an area in the midbrain called the chemoreceptor trigger zone which has lots of endocannabinoid receptors, and cannabidiol seems to quiet this area down. ...Read more
YES: Cannabis reduces anxiety for many but many also get anxious from it. Like all medicines & herbs, it is not good for everyone. One of the interesting things about cannabis is there are many strains; some are more stimulating, some more sedating. High cbd strains cause less anxiety. However, even though I believe cannabis to be a useful medicine for many, I advise not using it until age 18-see comment:. ...Read more
Quitting cannabis...: ...Can affect your mood. It can make you more depressed and cause agitation, insomnia, restlessness and anxiety. Later if you stay off the substance you may feel more alert, energetic, less depressed and develop a general sense of well being. Try it, you'll like it. ...Read more