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Review: could Marijuana cause High cholesterol?

We study 1,028 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have High cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have High cholesterol and more.

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Marijuana

Marijuana (latest outcomes from 1,318 users) has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

High cholesterol

High cholesterol (latest reports from 449,230 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 1,027 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana. Among them, 26 people (2.53%) have High Cholesterol. They amount to 0.01% of all the 467,736 people who have High Cholesterol on eHealthMe.

Trend of High cholesterol in Marijuana reports

Time on Marijuana when people have High cholesterol * :

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Gender of people who have High cholesterol when taking Marijuana * :

FemaleMale
High cholesterol77.78%22.22%

Age of people who have High cholesterol when taking Marijuana * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High cholesterol0.00%0.00%5.56%5.56%27.78%61.11%0.00%0.00%

Severity of High cholesterol when taking Marijuana ** :

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How people recovered from High cholesterol ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Irritable bowel syndrome (15 people, 57.69%)
  2. Breast cancer metastatic (15 people, 57.69%)
  3. Contraception (4 people, 15.38%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (2 people, 7.69%)
  5. Depression (2 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Celexa (17 people, 65.38%)
  2. Ambien (17 people, 65.38%)
  3. Synthroid (15 people, 57.69%)
  4. Femara (15 people, 57.69%)
  5. Zometa (15 people, 57.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Elavil, 25mg @ night stopped an 11 month chronic headache after a head injury, I sustained 1 1/2 years ago.
    Additionally, Neurologist prescribed 100 mg Lyrica for chronic back/nerve pain from moderate/severe spinal injuries, sustained 20+ years earlier. (Crushed/cracked verabrae and 3 intervertebral disc bulges)
    I had been using Ibuprofen daily in moderate to heavy dosage for the last 20+ years. (800+ mg daily B/4 and then continually after recent head injury)
    I was advised to stop/reduce use of Motrin to 1/2 month or less. It is still the best pain relief but have reduced to PRN, perhaps 200 mg alternate days.
    Since treatment with Lyrica I've noticed reduced nerve pain and stopped using Elavil for sake of not feeling so "wrecked" in the mornings. I have also developed a severe sleep apnoea, treated unsuccessfully via CPAP device which is unbearable to use. I have subsequently suffered with depression/mood disorder for 20+ years and am currently un-treated for this long-standing vulnerability which came back with a vengence after the head-injury. I feel irregularity to my heart beat by the end of the day. I feel suicidal and violently angry.

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    dutchgirlsamm on Aug, 30, 2014:

    Lyrics is known to cause suicidal thoughts and aggression...its called an adverse reaction.

    Reply

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Started having grand mal seizures at age 24. Have had over 50 seizures, all grand mal and all sever in length and recovery time. Severe loss of memory. Accompanied by 3 strokes. Two TIA and one causing left body from shoulder down for weeks. Cannot drive. Cannot work. Longest length in between episodes is a little over a month. Single mother concerned for my son's and my own safety. Idiopathic. Tried MANY different regiments of medications. Breakthrough severe seizures always occur. Have see. Seen many specialist, all test preformed, no solid answers at all. NO history of epilepsy or seizure disorder in family. At a loss. Please help me get my life back.

    Reply

    anonymousXuka on Aug, 16, 2014:

    Have you ever had a fall or injure to the head? (I never had it) but I can relate to you. Because I had a dog that gave birth to these 5 puppies. One of the puppies that I gave away later had continues epilepsy. I later found out that the dog's owner abuse her a lot (hitting in the head.) But none of other 5 or the mom or dad had it (I own the mom & dad). The owner ended up giving the dog away to get killed. I had to go the shelter to take the dog back. One thing I noticed that the dog would get seizure whenever she heard loud noises (like my mom yelling) couple hours prior that. May be you could try to figure out if there was any pattern that could help you to prevent the seizures from happening. Some people think it's silly but one thing helps me going through difficult times is to focus on the positives by listening to the audio "The Secret" & "The Power" from Rhonda Burne. I hope you can get cured soon; miracles do happen. I wish you all the best.

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