Marijuana use can cause functional impairment in cognitive abilities.
Some studies have also linked marijuana use to declines in IQ.
Cannabis temporarily prevents the brain from developing new memories nad learning new things.
Smoking marijuana for a long period of time can damage the bronchial passages and the lungs.
Marijuana use can cause irregular heart rate and increase the risk for an acute coronary syndrome, such as a heart attack.
Chronic use of marijuana can effect the body in both the short-term and long-term.
Increased risk for heart rhythm disorders and stroke.
Increased risk of lung infections.
Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (a rare side effect of chronic use which cuases recurring nausea, vomiting and dehydration.
Increased risk of acute coronary syndrome, such as a heart attack.
Daily use of marijuana can affect both the brain development and your mental health.
Heavy marijuana users can have short-term problems with attention, memory, and learning.
People whose brains are still developing such as teenagers, are more vulnerable to the negative effects of marijuana.
Daily use of marijuana can cause disorientation, unpleasant thoughts, and paranoia.
Marijuana significantly increases risk of mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety, psychosis and psychiatric disorders.
Withdrawal symptoms such as sleep problems, negative mood and decreased appetite can make it difficult to detox from marijuana. Detoxing slowly can help ease these symptoms.
A marijuana treatment program is designed to help users learn to cope with drug use triggers in order to avoid relapse. Therapy is the main component of marijuana addiction treatment program. Therapy may also be supplemented with group support allowing individuals to meet others who are also in recovery.