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can marijuana cause cancer?

A: As its smoking, it can increase lung cancer, because its still smoking. But some marijuana are prescribed to help with some cancer patients. This is only if you smoke everyday for a long time, and smoking has been proved to cause eye damage as well. duh where''d you get that from? NO! Moderate smoking of marijuana appears to pose minimal danger to the lungs. Like tobacco smoke, marijuana smoke contains a number of irritants and carcinogens. But marijuana users typically smoke much less often than tobacco smokers, and over time, inhale much less smoke. As a result, the...


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can cannabis cause neurological damage?

A: it has with you, you asked this question a few minutes ago It can.Most importantly it can mimic the symptoms of schizophrenia .You might develop delsion and paranoa. over a period of usage it slowly kills of your brain cells. no Yes. yes if 10kg lands on your head from a great height. A recent paper in the Lancet found a strong correlation between cannabis use and serious psychiatric problems later on in life. The problem is that we don''t know if the persons were using cannabis because of undiagnosed psychiatric problems. Neurological problems, not that I am aware of, but is causes the same health problems like...


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Why do people think that marijuana ''kills brain cells''?

A: Because people are stupid? Puff puff pass What about other medical effects? The very idea of inhaling smoke is one issue. When organic material is burned benzene is released. Benzene, a known carcinogen, will certainly not help you. Then if you look at levels of other chemicals, pesticides, fertilizers, and drugs cut with weed you have quite the cocktail. Just some thoughts Well if it doesn''t kill brain cells then it makes people think differently. “Benzene damages the bone marrow and can cause a decrease in red blood cells, leading to anemia. It can also cause excessive bleeding and depress the immune system, increasing the chance of...


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can marijuana really screw up a persons brain?

A: Yes. Don''t risk it! It''s killed people before. You can easily get into an overdose. it kills brain cells what do you think people try and glorify it and say its harmless but if thats the casue why is it agenst the law uh. yep. umm....DUH!!! my uncled started with marijuana and then moved to bigger and worse drugs when the high wasn''t enough for him. where is he now? DEAD. b/c he killed himself one night when he was on drugs. so here''s some advice, straight from me to you: GET YOUR HEAD OUT OF YOUR A$$ AND STAY CLEAN!!! No longterm effects on the brain. marijuana has no long term effects whatsoever unless you have an exsisting problem that it''s aggervating like...


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What cause organic brain damage when using drugs

A: I''m not sure exactly what your question is here because your title doesn''t match what you have written in your post. All effects drugs, alcohol even tobacco causes damage to your body and brain, if your speaking of specifics, like -LSD, this leads to impaired learning and memory abilities, -Meth, activates certain systems in the brain is very addictive, -inhalants, fatty tissue protection in nerve cells are destroyed this stops or slows down neural transmissions. - Estasy, destoys certain brain cells, the cells that are damaged can''t reconnect normally, -Heroin, brain cells become dependent on this drug and the...


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What long term effects can smoking marijuana cause?

A: brain damage and it can be very bad for your heart . ...


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can marijuana alone inflict psychosis? Or, surrounded by my crust, be it something except marijuana?

A: 1st Off- Smoking marijuana does not impose psychosis. Smoking marijuana does release THC into the brain. THC acts on cannabinoid receptors which are found surrounded by many areas contained by the brain. These brain areas are involved in memory, concentration, perception, and movement. When THC activate cannabinoid receptors, it interferes with the mundane functioning of these brain areas. This is why is makes you surface high. 2nd- You individual took a couple hits of weed laced near PCP. Smoking such a small amount of PCP once in your vivacity will not bring on psychosis. ever. 3rd-...
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can serotonin syndrome cause perminent damage?

A: as much as you do not want to hear this, you will not recover until you quit smoking and i mean permanently. there is a high relation between smokers and mental disorders. how long did you take the lexapro? i would suggest continue your meds for several more months and quit smoking like you had said. and then try and gradually get off the meds over time. start taking them every other day, then every week, just very gradually stopping... so are you saying i DO have perminant brain damage? and the pot will never make me mellow again? or is pot just bad and i shouldn''t do it until i recover and never doing it again is just a good idea? oh, and i only took 1 lexapro sr.. Serotonin syndrome is extremely rare and lexapro is just...


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What long term effects can smoking marijuana cause?

A: brain damage and it can be very bad for your heart...


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Is marijuana really less harmful than alcohol?

A: It depends how much is consumed per day: Up to 3 glasses of wine daily has been shown in various studies to be very healthy for reducing cholesterol and prolonging life expectancy. There is no established amount of weed that has been shown to be beneficial to a healthy body. More than 3 glasses of wine, alcohol becomes bad for your body, especially your liver, stomach and heart. Alcohol is also harmful in how it impacts the brain and decision making skills, where pot is not like this. It takes an insane amount of dope to actually become harmful to your body, more than what a typical heavy smoker would choose to smoke daily. EFFECTS OF HABITUAL marijuana USE ON THE IMMUNE SYSTEM The most potent argument against the use of

 
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