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inception of exacerbation on mania in bipolar conditions and worsened signs of PSTD. Also, anxiety and altered perceptions, that leads to an altered sense of time and space and trouble in concentrating or learning and listening difficulties. Individuals under the influence of marijuana are anxious and tend to have spontaneous laughter and excitement (National Institute on Drug
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BENEFITS AND RISKS OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA 4 Abuse Marijuana 2019). Hallucinations once smoked in high doses, are another common sign where one sees and hears things that are not real and visual illusions, for instance, blurred vision. Physical impacts Users of Marijuana have experienced the physical effects of the drug. Some of the effects include: Difficulty breathing or breathing problems: when one smokes marijuana, it impacts the lungs as it causes irritation, and this causes breathing problems similar to those of smokers. The problematic breathing causes daily cough and phlegm, high risk of lung infections, and illnesses. Difficulties with child development and growth during and after pregnancy: marijuana consumption during pregnancy has been associated with lower birth weight as well as the increased hazard of both behavioral and brain problems in children. A fetus exposed to marijuana while in the womb have a high risk of issues with memory, attention, problem-solving, and decision-making compared to children who are not exposed to marijuana. Increased heart rate: The use of marijuana increases heart rate for approximately three hours after smoking. Thus such impact may raise chances of heart attack and blood pressure for smokers at an old age.
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