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Doctor insights on: What Is It That Causes People To Become Paranoid After Smoking Weed

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Paranoid (Definition)

Someone who fears others mean to harm him/her in some way. They may believe or think others are spying on them or plotting to kill them. When the fear is totally irrational and without basis it may be delusional ...Read more


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Can smoking weed cause me to feel depressed and paranoid?

Can smoking weed cause me to feel depressed and paranoid?

Yes: Smoking weed can definitely make people feel depressed and paranoid. These effects may continue after the thc is out of your system, too. ...Read more

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What makes smoking weed make me paranoid?

What makes smoking weed make me paranoid?

Psychiatric Side: Effect. 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. The danger is that for some the paranoia does not resolve. If it makes you paranoid- you shouldn't use it. ...Read more

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Can paranoia be a longterm effect of smoking weed?

Yes: Smoking weed can induce paranoia as well as many other symptoms. The effects may long outlast the immediate drug effects. There are also distorted sense of time, magical thinking, short-term memory loss, and anxiety and depression. Long term heavy use may result in ongoing paranoia as well as memory dysfunction with shrinkage of memory-related brain structures. http://tinyurl.com/lr7zmg5. ...Read more

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Is there a way to continue smoking weed and get rid of the paranoia?

Is there a way to continue smoking weed and get rid of the paranoia?

Depends...: If your paranoia is caused by smoking weed then smoking more of the stuff is likely to increase the paranoia. If the paranoia is a separate psychiatric disorder you may need medication treatment for this. Smoking weed is a risk factor for developing psychosis. Regardless, if you have paranoia seek professional help, this can be a very disabling condition left untreated. ...Read more

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I was smoking weed from a pipe i made from a pen and i notied the metal part melted a little now my chest feels tighter and im more paronoid and it herts a little

I was smoking weed from a pipe i made from a pen and i notied the metal part melted a little now my chest feels tighter and im more paronoid and it herts a little

Marijuana: Hello, i don't think you're in imminent danger but if you continue to feel bad for 20-30 minutes more i think maybe you should call someone. These responses are supposed to be general in nature. I just suggest improving your paraphernalia. I would suggest considering stopping your use of marijuana. ...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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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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What would cause more wrinkles 25 puffs of a cigg or smoking weed almost everyday for 5 years?

What would cause more wrinkles 25 puffs of a cigg or smoking weed almost everyday for 5 years?

Why use either?: You don’t need either and not just so you don’t get wrinkles but because both put you at risk for other medical conditions that could potentially be fatal. I don’t think research has been done specifically to address this. ...Read more

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Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
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Paranoia (Definition)

Paranoia is a symptom in which the individual's thought process is pervaded by ...Read more