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What Are The Effects Of Occasional Marijuana Use On A Developing Teenagers Brain
Risk mental illness: Research results seem to show that marijuana (pot, mj) can start a person's schizophrenia sooner than if he did not use mj. A teenager (with a brain, neurotransmitters, & receptors not fully developed), especially with a family history of schizophrenia or psychosis, should know his family history and avoid experimenting with mj or other illegal drugs that might have a similar effect on the brain.See 1 more doctor answer
No: That freqrncy does not create a problem of withdrawel.
Much safer but...: Tobacco use dramatically increases risk of many cancers, heart disease, strokes & chronic lung disease. Marijuana hasn't been proven to increase risk of these (except regular use can increase lung disease) & in general is far safer than tobacco. However, regular use before age 18 is associated with long-term lowered IQ so I advise extreme caution re: use in adolescence. See http://bit. Ly/STxBwe
No smoking or very very little occasional Marijuana use, have "minor" chest congestion, constant throat, chest tickle, no cold symptoms. I'm 35 yr old?
Bronchiitis: Sounds like it might be a touch of bronchitis that is viral in nature. You likely don't need antibiotics, and could just "tough it out". But if you are constantly coughing and clearing your throat you could try over the counter anti tussive medication such as dextromethorphan = robitussin (guaifenesin) or delsym. But if that does not work there are prescription based meds such as benzonatate.
Usually Hours: Single or first time marijuana use usually produces effects that wear off with some number hours. Prolonged effects lasting for days would indicate the need for immediate evaluation due to other possible causes.
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.See 2 more doctor answers
Can someone please explain to me the LONG term effects of habitual marijuana use? It's been 5 years and things are different for me.
There are many: Chronic and particularly heavy marijuana use has been shown, in adolescents and young adults, to reduce intelligence, learning ability and ability to remember what you have learned. It can reduce motivation, and it can exacerbate other underlying psychological problems, like social anxiety and panic disorder. Please get help - there is lots available. Start with your primary care for referral.
What is the short and long term effects of marijuana use I'm not looking for a personal opinion on the morals of the use just medical facts. The good?
Lots of info: You can find lots of info online. Hopefully, you can evaluate the quality of the writing, and references are a good sign of quality. From what I know - it is very helpful for a long list of medical conditions. All types can be. Some types have no 'high' at all - just the other benefits. Texas is not a good place to try it. There are more and more, so it may get there some day.
What are the scientifically proven adverse health effects of long-term marijuana use? (assume method of ingestion is not smoking)
Complicated: Marijuana is a very complex drug that has many active metabolites and complex interactions with your nervous system, so its hard to say definitively. There is strong evidence that it interferes with learning and that it makes mental illness worse if you have any predisposition. There are many studies witch suggests other problems but we are still studying this.See 1 more doctor answer
Marijuana: The use of marijuana/weed can have various effects depending on the individual variables and what really is in the "joint" it can impact health in so many ways and its always advisable not to use to prevent any bad outcomes.
Please let Doctor: & medical team know about your use. Single use of marijuana should be out of your urine in 1 to 7 days. Regular use of marijuana – should be out of urine in 7 to 100 days. Single use marijuana can be detected 12 to 24 hours in blood. Regular use marijuana can be detected for 2 to 7 days in blood. Marijuana regular use detected in hair for months. Single use might not be picked up in hair.See 1 more doctor answer
Vapor is efficient: A study from ucla looked at what the most efficient and in theory safest delivery mechanism for thc, the active paychodelic chemical in marijuana, is. It compared water bong, joint cigarette, pipe, and vaporizer. They calculated the amt of thc compared to contaminants and pollutants. Vapor then joint then pipe then water bong. This doesn't mean it's safe just requires least amt for fx.See 1 more doctor answer
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.
I am going to stop my marijuana use. I wanted to know some ways to help flush it out. I was thinking water, fruit, exercise?
There is no reason: To "flush" anything out. Delta-9-thc, the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, lasts for a few hours, and the metabolites are inactive. If you stop. The effects of marijuana are long over. There is no reason to try to excrete the metabolites any faster than they normally leave, and water, fruit and exercise have no effect on it anyway. Healthy diet and exercise are always good for you.
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