Is smoking marijuana dangerous for eye conditions such as diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion or any other eye disorder?
YES. Smoke contains particulate matter ; is the residue of something burning or being burned. Smoke gets into the eyes, ears, nose, tongue, mouth, lungs, hair, pores of the skin etc. Sulfur and carbon monoxide are prominent elements of smoke along with 3000 other chemicals which likely cause cancer or are toxic to tissues. So, smoking anything is bad for your health if healthy let alone if ill.
Absolutely. Smoking anything is bad when you suffer any type of circulatory disorder.
No. There are no studies that suggest a correlation.
Can smoking weed be good or bad for eye diseases such as diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion?
No. Weed is good to decrease eye pressure and not precisly for diabetic retinopathy, unless there is increase in eye pressure as a result of diabetes. Ifyou are diabetic you have got to always always check your eye pressure. ... Diabetic eye damage from increased eye pressure, can cause serious blindness... Read more...
Can the use *Preferably non-smoking of marijuana have negative effects on Diabetic Retinopathy? Due to the effects marijuana has on the eyes.
Potential benefits. The following is a link detailing a novel use of non-smoking form of marihuana called "Cannabidiol As a Putative Novel Therapy for Diabetic Retinopathy". http://www.420magazine.com/forums/diabetes/152457-cannabidiol-putative-novel-therapy-diabetic-retinopathy.html. Hopefully this will address your question well. . Read more...