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Will weed hurt my brain if I am recovering from a very traumatic brain injury?

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In brief: Yes

Weed is harmfull whether you injured your brain or not.
Never use weed.

In brief: Yes

Weed is harmfull whether you injured your brain or not.
Never use weed.
Dr. Riad Cachecho
Dr. Riad Cachecho
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Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology

In brief: I forget?

Don't need to be a scientist to knwo cannabis (thc) impairs memory - even avid pot-smokers cheech & chong have immortalized a track about it on their up in smoke album. Studies show interference with verbal memory and learning, reaction times etc, and thc can be found in brains of heavy smokers 6 months after stopping.
Probably not permanent, but it takes months to clear up - seen it in patients.

In brief: I forget?

Don't need to be a scientist to knwo cannabis (thc) impairs memory - even avid pot-smokers cheech & chong have immortalized a track about it on their up in smoke album. Studies show interference with verbal memory and learning, reaction times etc, and thc can be found in brains of heavy smokers 6 months after stopping.
Probably not permanent, but it takes months to clear up - seen it in patients.
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Dr. Ernest Bordini
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Brain has naturally occurring chemicals called "endocannabinoids, " that are secreted by brain for restorative purposes.
The effects of plant cannabinoids are not the same. Mj will decrease blood flow to brain & hinder healing. Endocannabinoids occur naturally & don't have deleterious effects. There are experiments under way to find ways to enhance natural chemicals. Smoking weed isn't one of them.

In brief: Yes

Brain has naturally occurring chemicals called "endocannabinoids, " that are secreted by brain for restorative purposes.
The effects of plant cannabinoids are not the same. Mj will decrease blood flow to brain & hinder healing. Endocannabinoids occur naturally & don't have deleterious effects. There are experiments under way to find ways to enhance natural chemicals. Smoking weed isn't one of them.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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