I started daily marijuana use at age 12 back in 1972. I just started learning how Daily marijuana use affects development in teens. I searched this on google,
[The Link Between Marijuana, Psychosis, and Schizophrenia: Alarming or Exaggerated?]
I'm learning how all of my developmental years were ruined etc.
It's very dangerous for men under the age of 25. Women as well but it isn't as much so. It can definitely cause schizophrenia, especially in men. I researched it a lot in university when I was studying psychology. I am a frequent weed smoker at 20 and I know that other negative long term side effects can include increased anxiety and more depression actually. I would recommend trying to find some flower that is more CBD than THC (might be hard to find if it isn't legal where you live)
It's not an exaggerated concern by any means. People aren't taking it seriously enough. Marijuana can help a lot but it's ignorant to think that there are no negatives.
I smoked it.. but I think my problems started beforehand..
Ok so u smoked do u still smoke weed? Y punish yourself now an learn all the things that u did to your body back when u were 12.?weed has its benefits too. My husband uses it for pain an on occasion I have used oil for anxiety. Take care
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I'm sorry that happened to you.. it can do that unfortunately.. you likely had schizophrenic tendencies and the marijuana brought them out (alternatively that sounds like some hella laced weed). I've heard stories like this and it's so sad because now more and more kids are using it and it's gonna happen to some of them too.
The last time I smoked it was when I was 14yrs old and I haven't been the same since.
It triggered something in me that has destroyed the last 35 years. I completely flipped out that night. Thought I was dying, started hearing voices, awful feeling of slipping between this reality and another, paralyzed in fear, depression soon took over, became anorexic and I couldn't leave the corner of the couch to go anywhere. Quit school soon after that because I couldn't bring myself to go to school without having a break down right in the classroom or hallway.
My life has been a wreck ever since that night. I have struggled with employment, relationships, health issues, and all with little to no understanding from anyone.
Waiting to die so it can finally stop; has become my goal.
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