Why You Shouldn’t Smoke Weed?

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Do you want to know why you shouldn’t smoke weed? Weed or commonly referred as “marijuana” is a drug derived from cannabis plant. It’s usually dried, grounded and smoked like cigarette or tobacco. Marijuana can also be mixed with edible food like baked goodies and sweets. Whether you smoke weed or consume it, the effects are the same to the user. Although, marijuana is used for medical purposes, there are still side effects when abuse.

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Why You Shouldn’t Smoke Weed?

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Do you want to know why you shouldn’t smoke weed? Weed or commonly referred as “marijuana” is a drug derived from cannabis plant. It’s usually dried, grounded and smoked like cigarette or tobacco. Marijuana can also be mixed with edible food like baked goodies and sweets. Whether you smoke weed or consume it, the effects are the same to the user. Although, marijuana is used for medical purposes, there are still side effects when abuse.

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Effects of Marijuana Abuse Marijuana has psychoactive effects to the user because it can alter one’s perception. This weed contains THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) which is a chemical component that causes the drug effect. The side effects felt by a user may vary to another person, depending on how it is consumed. For those individuals who smoke weed, the effect of the drug is faster while those who consume it can feel shorter side effects. Common side effects of marijuana: Feeling of relaxation Minimal hallucinations Increased in appetite Reduced feeling of anxiety Although, taking marijuana doesn’t pose overdosing, it has reported cases of abuse and people being brought to emergency for immediate medical assistance due to accidents related to use of cannabis or weed.

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Is smoking Weed Dangerous? Abuse of marijuana poses danger to the user because it can impact the physical and psychological state. People who use marijuana and abuse it may develop mental disorder over time like anxiety, depression and schizophrenia.

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Are there Immediate Side Effects of Marijuana Abuse? If you want to know why you shouldn’t smoke weed and abuse it, here are some of the immediate side effects: Elevated heart rat e Increased appetite Panic attacks Paranoia Impaired cognition

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Are the Long-Term Side Effects of Marijuana Abuse? Using marijuana for prolonged periods has long-term negative effects to the user and may include the following: Mood swings Inability to stay focused Infection of the lungs Panic disorder Memory loss

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What should you do if you discovered a family member or friend abusing marijuana? If you discovered a loved one or friend to be abusing marijuana, find a reliable drug intervention specialist and ask professional help for the intervention process. Be sure you include family members, friends and other people whom you think can influence the mind of the user to undergo rehab treatment. If the suspected abuser of marijuana decides to seek rehabilitation treatment, discuss all the available options such like marijuana detoxification , inpatient or outpatient rehab treatment as well as private counseling. Smoking weed is now becoming a growing problem of the community due to its quick access to drug suppliers. Aside from that, there are other states that recognize use of marijuana for medical use. This is why many use it outside the medical purpose such as for recreation. For marijuana abuse to stop, people must be well informed about the harmful side effects it could do to one’s physical and mental state.

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