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Dr. Michael Miller
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Raynaud's Disease (Definition)

It is vascular spasm in the fingers, toes, and can even involves the nose and ears and internal organs the blood vessels of the heart or kidneys in response to cold or stress causing the external elements especially the fingers, toes to turn white. Blue and red can also occur but I like to Emphasize if not white I can not be clear. Others ...Read more


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Why do people use cannabis?

Why do people use cannabis?

Multiple reasons: There are as many reasons for using cannabis as people, so you'd need to ask each for his/hers. Some include experimentation in order to personally experience the kind of "high" they've heard others describe. It may or may not match these stories. Some desire escape from reality or boredom; others may feel it can enhance sexual experiences. Some have also told me they want to "get messed up.".

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Can cannabis make u creative?

Can cannabis make u creative?

No.: Whatever creativity you have is already there without pharmacology. Cannabis may interfere with the motivation to use that creativity.

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What can you do to quit cannabis?

What can you do to quit cannabis?

Seek help: Find a substance abuse counselor or addiction psychiatrist. Enrolling in a partial hospitalization program or intensive out patient program (iop) would be preferable. If there are other substances involved, like cocaine, opioid meds. "benzos" like xanax (alprazolam) or alcohol consider a residential treatment facility. Find a treatment program and stick with it for as long as advised.

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What can you tell me about cannabis?

Cannabis -: Not sure what you want to know exactly. In general risks outweigh benefits (which are for very specific conditions). It causes Amotivation syndrome, cognitive impairment in the long run, and can present as depression, mania, and or psychosis in the short term

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Does cannabis increase your appetite?

For some, yes: Munchies, being horny, being paranoid, being relaxed, seeing colors more vividly are all cannabis high effects.

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How do you quit cannabis once and for all?

How do you quit cannabis once and for all?

Marijuana Anonymous: You need conviction. Try this site: https://www.Marijuana-anonymous. Org/ to find 12 step meetings in your area. Marijuana anonymous is free, confidential & supportive. Working with an addiction medicine specialist would also be beneficial. Take care.

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What is medically defined as 'heavy' cannabis use?

What is medically defined as 'heavy' cannabis use?

No Set Guidelines: Heavy use is not well defined because the method of use factors into use. Edibles have higher doses, then smoking. Currently concentrates present with the highest doses. If you want a general ballpark, anything over 5 times per day can be considered heavy.

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Are natural cannabis and medical cannabis different?

Yes: What you get off the street is not pure or pharmaceutical grade. Perhaps home grown is close to the purity standards of a lab, but the results may vary from crop to crop as the growing methods may change.

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Cannabis is more dangerous then tabacco, is that true?

Not sure: That is an interesting epidemiological question. My intuition is telling me that the opposite is true although with cannabis being illegal in most parts of the country it is challenging to study in a completely objective way. There are hidden risks to intoxication with cannabis, particularly with respect to driving, although smoking tobacco products is bad indeed as well!

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People with m/s smoke cannabis why? How does that help?

Pain relief: Only in certain cases of ms when there is spinal cord disease, pain and spasticity and cramp mostly in the lower extremities, cannabis may help in symptomatic relief.

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How bad is it for your health to occasionally smoke cannabis?

How bad is it for your health to occasionally smoke cannabis?

Cannabis damage: Zalesky et al 2012 show long-term cannabis use is hazardous to white matter in the developing brain. Given the association between cannabis-related harms and age of onset of regular use, delaying use may minimize such harmful effects. Disturbed brain connectivity in cannabis users may underlie cognitive impairment and vulnerability to psychosis, depression and anxiety disorders (lim et al., 2002).

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Can cannabis oil get you high?

Can cannabis oil get you high?

Supposedly no: I suspect it can if it is not industrial hemp oil which has the psychoactive components removed. If it is home-made I would say the answer would definitely be yes.

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Does cannabis create narcissism?

Does cannabis create narcissism?

Not really....: One can become quite self-absorbed if smoking pot becomes habitual, but "narcissism" as such (e.g., narcissistic peronality disorder" is a much more severe dysfunction of interpersonal relations than just being self-focused.

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Can you get addicted to cannabis?

Yes: Aside from reading the posts on this very webapp, you can see that the addiction to cannabis can be quite troubling.

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Can you tell me what is cannabis oil?

Can you tell me what is cannabis oil?

Cannabis oil: Please refer to the following article on wikipedia. Hash oil - wikipedia, the free encyclopedia en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/hash_oil hash oil (also known as dabs, shatter, or wax) is a resinous matrix of cannabinoids often obtained from the cannabis plant by solvent extraction.

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Is smoking cannabis harmful for health?

Is smoking cannabis harmful for health?

The danger is smokin: Cannabis has been used to reduce nausea & vomiting in chemo & people w/AIDS & to treat pain & muscle spasm;its use for other medical causes has been studied but there is insufficient data for conclusions about safety & efficacy. Short-term use increases minor adverse effects (ie altered cognition for hrs), but doesn't appear to increase major adverse effects (ie cancer).Long-term effects aren't known

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Willsmoking cannabis make costochondritis worse?

Willsmoking cannabis make costochondritis worse?

Probably not: Smoking cannabis can make a lot of other things about you worse -- like your coordination, perceptions, thinking & problem solving, learning, memory, fertility, immune system activity, etc. But it will probably not make costochondritis worse. It may make you less aware of it, but it will also not heal it.

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