Mar 9, 2020
Topic - Smoking pot and vomiting syndrome
Oh, the unintended consequences! If you smoke pot several times a day for months, years or even decades, you can come down with a very scary- sounding condition called cannabis hyperemesis syndrome. Yeah, you never want to have a “syndrome”. First diagnosed in 2004, this condition involves violent vomiting and retching, severe abdominal pain and weight loss. There are no diagnostic tests, so you get to spend a lot of money ruling out other conditions before deciding that you’ve got THIS! The only cure is to stop smoking pot. If you’re smoking because of a health condition, see a doctor for a medication to treat it. While some people may be genetically vulnerable to these chemical compounds that throw off their nervous system, others claim that pot’s overall makeup has changed over time.