Review: could Marijuana cause Heart palpitations?
Summary: Heart palpitations is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.
We study 1,050 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.
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Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 1,354 users)
Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.(latest reports from Heart palpitations 50,967 patients)
On Nov, 25, 2014: 1,044 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana. Among them, 16 people (1.53%) have Heart Palpitations.
Time on Marijuana when people have Heart palpitations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||66.67% |
Gender of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Marijuana * :
|Heart palpitations||43.75%||56.25% |
Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Marijuana * :
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||0.00%||6.25%||6.25%||18.75%||25.00%||43.75%||0.00% |
Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Marijuana ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heart palpitations||33.33%||0.00%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (5 people, 31.25%)
- Anxiety (3 people, 18.75%)
- Depression (2 people, 12.50%)
- Premenstrual syndrome (2 people, 12.50%)
- Contraception (2 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (6 people, 37.50%)
- Furosemide (5 people, 31.25%)
- Simvastatin (5 people, 31.25%)
- Insulin (5 people, 31.25%)
- Acetaminophen and oxycodone hcl (5 people, 31.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I had had laser surgery, cataract surgery much earlier--all successful. Members of my family have glaucoma and so do I. After hearing that marijuana might ease the glaucoma, I smoked one time. That night, my retina began to detach. Is there any causal relationship between the marijuana and the retinal detachment?
- Biotin and heart races? connection?
About 2 weeks ago I started on 3mg of Biotin a day. After about 4 days my heart started racing for period. It was uncomfortable and distracting. It's been nearly 2 weeks now and it's settled some but in the evening it comes back. Occassionaly during the day. Maybe at night I just notice it more but I don't think I notice it during the day, possible a little but at night it escalates. Is it possible that Biotin can cause damage. Why hasn't it gone away after near 2 weeks? I had no racing before starting Biotin. I've had a regularly scheduled checked about 4 days after stopping taking the Biotin. I didn't mention anything to the doc but he noticed nothing about my heartbeat or deep breathing. It's distracts and I wish it would subside! Any clues here? Thanks, jack
- Can biotin cause prolonged heart racing?
I started taking 3mg of biotin a day for about 3 or 4 days. I noticed my heart racing which was unusual for me. None before starting biotin. I've stopped over a week ago, going on 2 weeks and my heart still races. More at night or maybe I notice it more at night. No, I would notice it during the day. But when I sit down to relax at night it begins to flip and flop. Why is this persisting after near 2 weeks of stopping. By the way, I had a regular checkup about 4 or 5 days after stopping and the physician didn't say anything about what he heard in my heart and deep breathing. I have no pain but the palpitations are distracting and somewhat worrisome. Is there any cases of biotin doing damage to the heart?
- Has anyone taken marijuana after a anal fissure surgery ? i did took all the pain away i smoked it with a vaporizer.does anyone know the side effects or if i just ruined my future
I had this problem for a yr finaly had surgery the norcos made me feel good but gave me a bad headach and afterwards and needed more .The marijuana in a vaporizer easily had me walking again im just not sure if its harmful to my recovery? Help
- Can excessive consumption of marijuana cause sudden sleeping phobia which lasts longer (in days) ?
I have been taking marijuana since 2 years and sleep a lot. I always had sleeping disorder like, If someone is doing anything in my room, I can't sleep. I always think of something before sleeping and then I will have some random dream and sleep long if undisturbed. If someone wakes me up in the middle it takes time to go to sleep again. Generally I sleep around 2 AM and wake up at 12 PM. Four days ago I took marijuana for about 4 or five hours while watching movies (which I do very regularly) and went to bed. At 2:30 AM I felt kind of going in to darkness and highly afraid of the darkness, My heart rate was 142 and I was so afraid that I couldn't control my mind and got admitted to nearest hospital in ICU. They gave me sleeping pills and some drips (sodium chloride and some other injections). My blood report showed normal except 22.5 WBC which should be between 6 to 9. I didn't tell them that I have been smoking marijuana since I am a PhD student in my institute and they will simply throw me out if I do. Since that night I couldn't sleep without sleeping pills and whenever I try to, I feel the same terror and my heart bit starts increasing. During day time I feel highly anxious and uncomfortable. I want my old life back and I haven't smoked marijuana since that day and I promise not to. Please help me or I feel some night I will die while sleeping.
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