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Can cannabis smoke block arteries?
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Calgarycmmc.com/athe
Answer is no but.
..Smoking marijuana can speed up the pulse and raise blood pressure (followed by a sudden fall upon standing or walking), roth notes. "these effects lower the exercise threshold for chest pain [angina], and are an independent risk factor for heart attack and stroke, " he writes. Inhaling marijuana smoke can also impair oxygen delivery . Prague med rep 2009; 110(1):5-12.

In brief: Calgarycmmc.com/athe
Answer is no but.
..Smoking marijuana can speed up the pulse and raise blood pressure (followed by a sudden fall upon standing or walking), roth notes. "these effects lower the exercise threshold for chest pain [angina], and are an independent risk factor for heart attack and stroke, " he writes. Inhaling marijuana smoke can also impair oxygen delivery . Prague med rep 2009; 110(1):5-12.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Vasoconsrtiction
Mj can cause vasoconstriction or narrowing of vessels, but this is during intoxication, not necessarily permanently.
However, if the arteries are already blocked, this could lead to problems. Best not to smoke at all unless you're terminally ill.

In brief: Vasoconsrtiction
Mj can cause vasoconstriction or narrowing of vessels, but this is during intoxication, not necessarily permanently.
However, if the arteries are already blocked, this could lead to problems. Best not to smoke at all unless you're terminally ill.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Alan Koslow
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not good srticle
The article quoted is theoretical article with no data that i could find.
There is no evidence I have found to show smoking pot increases risk of heart attack. This however is unrelated to question asked.

In brief: Not good srticle
The article quoted is theoretical article with no data that i could find.
There is no evidence I have found to show smoking pot increases risk of heart attack. This however is unrelated to question asked.
Dr. Alan Koslow
Dr. Alan Koslow
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Dr. Alan Koslow
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
I have never seen a single paper that shows cannabis effect atherosclerosis in any way.

In brief: No
I have never seen a single paper that shows cannabis effect atherosclerosis in any way.
Dr. Alan Koslow
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