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Does marijuana get in the way of recovery from a closed head injury?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. James Schaller
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: MARIJUANA MEDICAL
It is quite surprising the usa has 2.
3 million in prisons, the most in the world. One part of this besides terrible law for poor, is illegal herb pot. This is a clear and exceptional medical herb for many things. Like all treatments, if used legally, one must monitor anxiety, depression, sleep and brain pressure. I have never touched it personally.

In brief: MARIJUANA MEDICAL
It is quite surprising the usa has 2.
3 million in prisons, the most in the world. One part of this besides terrible law for poor, is illegal herb pot. This is a clear and exceptional medical herb for many things. Like all treatments, if used legally, one must monitor anxiety, depression, sleep and brain pressure. I have never touched it personally.
Dr. James Schaller
Dr. James Schaller
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
In brief: Might help!
Marijuana is a complex herb with many components, but a major component, cbd has been shown to stimulate regeneration of neurons.
More research is needed but there's evidence it can help alzheimer's ; other neurodegenerative diseases ; thus might help closed head injuries as well; i would only use high-cbd strains. See http://www.Projectcbd.Org/conditions/alzheimers-2/ ; http://bit.Ly/1bypqfd.

In brief: Might help!
Marijuana is a complex herb with many components, but a major component, cbd has been shown to stimulate regeneration of neurons.
More research is needed but there's evidence it can help alzheimer's ; other neurodegenerative diseases ; thus might help closed head injuries as well; i would only use high-cbd strains. See http://www.Projectcbd.Org/conditions/alzheimers-2/ ; http://bit.Ly/1bypqfd.
Dr. Randy Baker
Dr. Randy Baker
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: Yes
Marijuana can cause psychosis and delusions which would interfere with recovery from brain injury.

In brief: Yes
Marijuana can cause psychosis and delusions which would interfere with recovery from brain injury.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. James Schaller
I think Dr. Brown makes a very good point. ALL meds and herbs may have different dynamics with injured brain tissue. While pure marijauna with no additives rarely cause delusions and psychosis, the injured brain is a unique organ, and experts must watch. All bets off with brain damage--it must be examined closely by experts in this field.
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