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3 Ways Marijuana Damages Your Body

Titilayo Ilori

Marijuana, also known as weed, has been used to treat some ailments over the years, because of its healing properties which can help relieve pain.

Nowadays, though, people smoke marijuana excessively without considering the side effects on their body. Below are three things you must consider before smoking marijuana.

1. Weed affects the brain

Weed contains a substance that affects the vital part of the brain, the part of the brain that  is responsible for the way we talk and walk. This means if weed is taken in excess it can affect the regulation of balance, making it difficult for you to walk, stand, or think straight.

2. It makes you feel scared and threatened

One of the side effects of weed is that it makes people depressed, scared and threatened, most especially the addicts. They get scared and suspicious and see everybody as an enemy.

3. It damages your brain cells

According to study, weed has been found to destroy brain cells and decrease the function of the brain. Smoking weed in excess can lead to hallucinations. You might not be able to remember who you are or remember your past. It can also lead to mental disorder.