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Doctor insights on: Smoking Weed Change Eye Color

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What causes you to get red eyes from smoking weed?

What causes you to get red eyes from smoking weed?

Blood vessels dilate: Marijuana use results in the dilation of blood vessels on the white part of your eye, which makes then appear red. ...Read more

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Will smoking weed before my eye exam mess my results up? I plan on getting checked and some new glasses.

Will smoking weed before my eye exam mess my results up? I plan on getting checked and some new glasses.

Smoking pot: Prior to an eye exam can change the results of the exam. Pot may reduce eye pressure, good for folks w/glaucoma but your eye doc MAY miss something in the process. Street pot not good to treat eye symptoms because you don’t know what may be in the pot or the dose. Medical maharaja is softest and most effective. ...Read more

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I've been smoking weed for 8 years...I now have anxiety attacks and eye spasms. Is this related?

I've been smoking weed for 8 years...I now have anxiety attacks and eye spasms. Is this related?

Challenging: The psychoactive ingredient of marijuana, delta -9-thc and related cannabinoids create the euphoria and pain relief afforded by mj, but like all other drugs, can have side effects. Try stopping for a couple of weeks to see if abstinence reduces the anxiety attacks and eye spasms. You can always resume puffing and see if the symptoms return. Try cutting out coffee and "energy" drinks too. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed affect the gas bubble in your eye after a vitrectomy for a macular hole. Would it affect how the hole closes. Can I smoke?

Does smoking weed affect the gas bubble in your eye after a vitrectomy for a macular hole. Would it affect how the hole closes. Can I smoke?

Be wary: Twenties male concerned about smoking cannabis after vitrectomy. A person with this circumstance needs to know that cannabis affects pressure inside the eye. Therefore, the surgeon who did the procedure needs to be asked this question, and before cannabis is consumed. Cannabis has ameliorating effects in cases of ocular glaucoma. ...Read more

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Can smoking weed be good or bad for eye diseases such as diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion?

Can smoking weed be good or bad for eye diseases such as diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion?

More downside...: More downside than upside such as lung disease. No evidence that marijuana helps either of those, and any smoking is bad for diseases that involve blood flow. Weed lowers eye pressure in glaucoma, but not for enough time to be effective. Other treatments work better. ...Read more

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Is it possible to experiance a change in mood when you first start smoking weed?

Is it possible to experiance a change in mood when you first start smoking weed?

Yes: Cannabis affects different people in different ways, and a change in mood is a definite possibility. The person using cannabis would also want to be aware that other substances may be mixed with the marijuana, and these unknown substances could have a variety of negative effects, including moodiness. ...Read more

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Can smoking tobacco change your eye color?

Can smoking tobacco change your eye color?

Not immediately: Only after it has caused the blood vessels to shrink become brittle, decrease the blood flow to your eyes as well as throughout your body. Then as you go blind it may appear that they are changing color from the tissues slowly dieing. ...Read more

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I am waking up in the night with a very cold feeling along with tingling in my head. Thought I was cold, warming up doesn't stop it. Recent changes: quit smoking and Celebrex (celecoxib). Only occurs at night.

I am waking up in the night with a very cold feeling along with tingling in my head. Thought I was cold, warming up doesn't stop it. Recent changes: quit smoking and Celebrex (celecoxib). Only occurs at night.

Difficult to tell: It is difficult to assess your symptoms over the internet. Certainly, recently quitting smoking may predispose you to having headaches/tingling at night but see your physician for a proper evaluation. ...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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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