The Independent (UK)
People who smoke marijuana or eat weed-laced edibles daily are a third more likely to develop coronary artery disease
Whether you smoke or eat cannabis, regular consumption could give you a heart attack, according to a new study.
People who smoke marijuana or eat weed-laced edibles daily are a third more likely to develop coronary artery disease (CAD.)
One of the largest studies of the long term toll of the drug on the heart revealed that the more you smoke the higher the risk.
CAD is the most common form of heart disease – cholesterol narrows the arteries supplying blood to the organ, causing chest pain, shortness of breath and fatigue.
It can cause heart attacks too.
The significant link remained regardless of whether users smoked tobacco, drank alcohol, had major cardiovascular risk factors, and no matter their age and sex.
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