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Effect of marijuana on the body and brain?

Effect of marijuana on the body and brain?

Many effects: Marijuana distorts perceptions, impairs coordination, thinking, problem solving, learning, and memory. Can trigger acute psychotic reaction along with onset or relapse of schizophrenia in vulnerable individuals. Increases heart rate a lot; one source showed smokers almost 5 times as likely to have heart attack in 1st hour. Mj irritates lungs & has more carcinogens than regular cigarettes. & more. ...Read more

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Effects of drinking alcohol on the body fat?

Effects of drinking alcohol on the body fat?

Empty calories : Alcohol, which is basically sugar, gets converted to fat when not burned by the body for the activities of daily living. It is "empty" calories since sugar has no nutritive value. We all need a balanced diet and adequate vitamins to maintain optimum health. ...Read more

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Winstrol effects on body?

Anabolic steroid: You'll build skeletal muscle easily. Your testes will shrink, balding will accelerate, you may get acne, unhealthy changes in your liver architecture may happen, you're likely to bet breasts like a teenaged girl. Worst, your temper will shorten and judgement be impaired, and you may do something that you will regret for the rest of your life. Most women prefer a naturally-muscled man. ...Read more

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Diabetes and it's effect on body organs?

Diabetes and it's effect on body organs?

Many effects: Diabetes can effect many organs particularly if one is exposed to chronic hyperglycemia or highly variable glucose levels. The brain eyes ears mouth blood vessels heart nerves joints liver kidneys stomach pancreas fat cells and gut may all be affected. ...Read more

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Effects of amphetamine abuse on circulation?

Effects of amphetamine abuse on circulation?

Yes there are lot of: Effects heart attacke and others see the web site below. ...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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What chemicals in marijuana negatively effect your body?

What chemicals in marijuana negatively effect your body?

No clear answer: This substance has been a part of life in the US, albeit illegal, for the past century. It seems to make people happy, loopy, non-violent, and maybe dumb. The health consequences are not so obvious as excess alcohol or use of the other illegal drugs. The smoke does exacerbate lung troubles. I'd urge you to "be high on life", embracing all that it offers with a clear mind. ...Read more

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Tell me effects of marijuana on the body?

Tell me effects of marijuana on the body?

Many effects: Marijuana distorts perceptions, impairs coordination, thinking, problem solving, learning, and memory. Can trigger acute psychotic reaction along with onset or relapse of schizophrenia in vulnerable individuals. Increases heart rate a lot; one source showed smokers almost 5 times as likely to have heart attack in 1st hour. Mj irritates lungs & has more carcinogens than regular cigarettes. & more. ...Read more

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How long till your body detoxes all the drugs out of body after you quit drug use? Can MRI show brain damage?

How long till your body detoxes all the drugs out of body after you quit drug use? Can MRI show brain damage?

Varies & maybe: Different drugs are metabolized & eliminated from the body at different rates, so there is no one answer to this part of your question. Mri brain scans can detect brain damage, but not all kinds of brain damage. Also anatomy is not the same as function. So just because a scan looks "bad" doesn't mean the function is bad. If you abuse drugs & brainscan shows damage, it's too late to undo. But quit! ...Read more

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Effects on body after giving up heavy weed habit?

Effects on body after giving up heavy weed habit?

Congratulations!: Most likely you will start feeling better quickly after giving up a heavy marijuana habit. You might have more energy and more drive to accomplish things at work and home. Best of luck. Stay away from people who are also smoking marijuana as this may trigger you to restart ...Read more

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How smoking affect insulin reaction in body or what's the effect on smoking on insulin in blood?

How smoking affect insulin reaction in body or what's the effect on smoking on insulin in blood?

Insuline resistance: In healthy men, chronic smoking was associated with high plasma Insulin concentrations, independent of other factors known to influence Insulin sensitivity . In addition, the long-term use of nicotine gum was associated with hyperinsulinemia and Insulin resistance. Smoking (also in habitual smokers) acutely impairs Insulin action and leads to Insulin resistance. ...Read more

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How many seconds until all the THC is absorbed into the body while smoking marijuana?

Just a few: I don't know the exact answer but when you smoke marijuana it is absorbed within a few seconds and immediately transported to your brain, so people will feel the effects within seconds of smoking it. This allows users to titrate their dose, as they can tell right away when they have achieved a level that feels appropriate and (hopefully) know when they have had enough... ...Read more

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Does alcoholism leave any long-term effects on body?

Does alcoholism leave any long-term effects on body?

Absolutely: The liver detoxifies alcohol and is greatly effected over time with some users developing cirrhosis. Brain cells are lost from drinking and never regenerate. Virtually every chronic condition is worsened by alcohol use, not to mention falls, fights, and car accidents that occur in greater frequency when individuals are intoxicated. ...Read more

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What are the effects of decreased body temperature on your body weight?

What are the effects of decreased body temperature on your body weight?

None: Although you might be hypothyroid. Discuss at a visit with your primary care doctor. S/he will review other symptoms in detail. ...Read more

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What effects does marijuana have on the brain/body?

What effects does marijuana have on the brain/body?

Many complex effects: Marijuana has a wide range of effects & this varies from person to person. There are also many strains, some more stimulating & some more sedating. It can be calming, ease muscle tension, stimulate appetite, relieve nausea & aid sleep but may impair memory & concentration. Marijuana contains over 100 different medically active compounds & we are still learning what they do.See my comments for links. ...Read more

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What are the effects of long term drug abuse on the mind and body?

Depends on the drug: It depends on the drug as to the main areas of the body affected. In general, drugs have a toxic effect on the body. One can get brain damage, liver disease (cirrhosis, hepatitis c), cardiovascular problems (higher risk for heart attacks and stroke) and an increased risk for cancer. I have patients who still halucinate even after stopping drugs. ...Read more

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What negative effects can marijuana have on the body?

What negative effects can marijuana have on the body?

Depends : This would depend on the age of the smoker and the amount/ duration smoked. Exposure during adolescence is of great concern as there are multiple harmful impacts including increased risk of psychosis and other mental health disorders, increased risk of other illicit drug use, increased risk of school dropout and educational underachievement as well as increased risk of motor vehicle accidents. ...Read more

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How long does marijuana remain in the body's fat cells after its use?

2 days to 30 : Depends on how much u used to take, for one time use, it may be 2 days, but chronic use, may continues to stay in your system for 30 days. ...Read more

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Which negative effects does alcohol have on the brain?

Which negative effects does alcohol have on the brain?

Acute and chronic: Acute: impair psychomotor abilities chronic: may damage or kill brain cells. ...Read more