Study: Marijuana linked to increased heart problems


Medical researchers are expressing caution about the possible danger marijuana poses to the heart new review from Brigham and women's hospital find smoking pot carries many of the same cardiovascular risks as smoking tobacco CBS news medical contributor Dr tearing a rule is a cardiologists at Lenox hill hospital marijuana can affect the heart rhythm the heart muscle the blood vessels in all of this could lead to things like read mia's are abnormal heart rhythms heart failure increased risk for heart attack and stroke the study also found marijuana use in any form can interfere with certain cardiovascular medications including blood pressure drugs cholesterol lowering drugs such as Statens and blood thinners yes Tom

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