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What Scientifically Proven Negative Side Affects Does Marijuana Cause
Lowered IQ?: Adolescents can have the same side effects as adults, such as anxiety & confusion, but studies suggest the developing adolescent brain may be damaged by regular cannabis use. Other studies suggest little harm. Scientists agree it is less harmful than alcohol but there is little consensus beyond this. I advise avoiding regular use until age 18, at least until further research is done.See comment:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most likely...: you can have a negative side effect to either one alone, so together is also plausible. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist for details. ...Read more
It shouldn't : Should not alter the results.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have not smoked marijuana for a long time and my probation drug tests have been coming back negative. What caused me to pee pos. Last week midol?
Seems possible: Only you know if you have a real reason to have tested positive. I have no horse in this race, so I believe you did not slip up. And there is a lot of concern about false positives. Here's a long piece on a reliable website supporting your claim. Search for the word 'midol' - it's there. http://www.drugs.com/answers/false-positive-test-caused-new-study-info-560323.html Good luck. ...Read more
Marijuana and seroquel(separately) have the same negative effects on me. Memory impairment, dissociation, intense sleepiness, feeling of dying. Causes?
Common ADE's: Or adverse drug events for both drugs. If someone is prescribing the seroquel (quetiapine), they need to know it is having these adverse (side) effects and either adjust the dose or try another med. If your doctor doesn't know about your marijuana use, they need to - otherwise they are flying blind. Marijuana commonly causes all those symptoms, especially in younger people, sometimes permanently. ...Read more
Will a marijuana cookie help my 75 year mother with her pain from hip surgery? Is it safe? Any negative side effects? Pills make her sick.
BE CAREFUL!: I wouldn't give an elderly person a controlled substance (or street drug) without a prescription. Marijuana can be very dangerous if not used in the appropriate way, particularly if it is laced on the street (as they often can be) with any number of substances. Maybe physical therapy, psychotherapy, or a pain management doctor would be a better choice for your mom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do marijuana side affects ever go away cause ever since I've quit I've gotten throat issues like a lump in throat sensation and hurting ringing ears?
Eval: Strength of cannabis varies from plant to plant & contamination of the leaves with pesticides and other chemicals is common. Therefore, you never really know what you are smoking. If this issue is not resolving it may be related to what you inhaled, allergies, anxiety etc. Your physician can better sort this out with you - be honest when providing a history. ...Read more
Can smoking marijuana cause chest pain im 23 clean EKG Clean chest x Ray and clean stress echo could it be my heart ? Pain on left side stabbing pain
Pain: stabbing pain is Unlikely to be cardiac. Pot could possibly be related but not common ...Read more
More negatives : If you're dying from an incurable disease can't eat & have lots of nausea, then mj is for you. Otherwise, mj is a disaster. Takes away motivation, reasoning, perception & persistence. Is definitely a "gateway" drug since mj users think its cool to smoke, then they're more willing to use other drugs. If you haven't used, don't. If you have, stop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Pot: Difference between medicinal use and abuse.Get a more detailed answer ›
No : They are separate tests.Get a more detailed answer ›
No, but your brain: will be. Despite being legal in many places, marijuana is a mild altering drug and will damage your brain. 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
Age, strain,genetics: Marijuana is hazardous for young people- regular users will have lower iq til about age 17. Some people become very anxious from it- this is related to your genetics/constitution but can also be influenced by the strain as diff. Strains have varying ratios of thc, cbd etc, thus some are more calming ; agitating. Like all medicines, what helps some can harm others ; it is not for everybody! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Research has shown smoking maijuana increases chances of infertility because less sexual desire, a greater chance of impotence, fewer and weaker sperm, a lower chance of a viable egg, and a marijuana tainted uterus. The chances of getting pregnant much lower when both sexual partners use marijuana. ...Read more
Yes and More: Gynecomastia comes from the greek meaning "gyne" meaning woman and "mastos" meaning breasts. it refers to abnormal development of large mammary glands in males. Although there may be many “causes”, most cases are idiopathic (no specific cause). The use of certain medications, drugs, organ dysfunction (kidney or liver), hormonal imbalances etc. May also be causative. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
It can: I have seen many patients who get palpitations after smoking marijuana, who do not have problems after they stop. This is not common, and most smokers do not get it. I have worked up several patients with this complaint to see if they had a predisposition to things like atrial fib or flutter, or supraventricular tachycardia (svt), but did not find it. If you are having this problem, stop using it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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