Does marijuana cause strokes and heart attacks?

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Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant.

Native to Central and South Asia, the cannabis plant has been used as a drug for both recreational and entheogenic purposes and in various traditional medicines for centuries.

Cannabis has been shown to relieve pain, prevent or reduce vomiting, and it has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

This is because substances called cannabinoids act on the body’s endocannabinoid system.

But recent research also found that it seems to pose a significant risk for respiratory problems if smoked, schizophrenia and psychosis, car crashes, lagging social achievement in life, and perhaps pregnancy-related problems.

This video shows the effects of marijuana on heart attacks and strokes.

The temporary quintupling of heart attack risk associated with cannabis smoking may be due to the increased heart rate, blood pressure, and carbon monoxide levels.

This is not professional advice, please seek out a professional if you need help.

This video is created for educational purposes and awareness around different topics. Video may or may not be able to go fully in-depth in such a limited time.

If you care about cannabis and health, please read studies that doctors should screen people over-50s for marijuana use, and aspirin effective for preventing recurrent heart problems and strokes.

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