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is having a bloody nose a side effect from smoking weed?

Posted on 20 May 2014 by admin

Question by angelz101: is having a bloody nose a side effect from smoking weed?
my best friend texted me and said that she has been smoking weed and got a couple of bloody noses. I just wanted to know if that is a side effect

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Answer by Waking Dreamer 89
Its not really a noted side effect, by that I mean its not a side effect that sources often describe, you won’t see it in books. Hypertension, or high blood pressure is an immediate effect after smoking weed because the thc and carbon monoxide in smoke( mostly carbon monoxide) makes oxygenation of tissues a harder job. As a result the heart pumps faster and harder to compensate and you get High blood pressure and tachycardia(fast heart beat). As a smoker of weed in the past I can’t say I have gotten bloody noses, but I have had Hypertension after smoking one time at 156/75 mmhg. It goes away after an hour or two. High Blood Pressure can cause bloody noses, most physicians know this. Usually if it gets really high over 170/80 mmhg bloody noses might occur. So tell your friend to cut back a bit, although it hasn’t really killed anyone it does cause some minor nuances.

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One Response to “is having a bloody nose a side effect from smoking weed?”

  1. attack_zack says:

    Does it matter? I assume this question is really for you. Stop smoking weed, it’s killing you off. Unless you don’t care (Or you’re friend for that matter)
    Read if you dare, but you or you’re friend will undoubtedly not want to smoke.

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