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Smoking pot vs. tobacco: What science says about lighting up

But there's strong evidence linking long-term cannabis smoking to worse coughs and more frequent bouts of chronic bronchitis, according to the report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

The report also looked at other effects, finding a mix of possible risks, upsides and unknowns. For example, the report said marijuana can ease chemotherapy-related nausea and adults' chronic pain but also found evidence the drug is linked to developing schizophrenia and getting in traffic crashes.

In recent weeks, studies have echoed concerns about high-potency pot and psychosis and documented a rise in marijuana-related emergency room visits after legalization in Colorado.

Tobacco and marijuana use can also go together. Blunts — marijuana in a cigar wrapper that includes tobacco leaves — have gained popularity. And studies have found more cigarette smokers have used pot, and the other way around, compared to nonsmokers.

Some ways to help lung health after smoking cessation?

I've been smoking a pack and a half fo12 years, and my lungs feel trashed. I quit for 1 1/2 years and felt much better but after starting again my breathing scares me worse then before, anyone do any sort of lung exercises or anything to enhance lung


I imagine that any kind of exercise can enhance lung function. Just don't take beta carotene, it actually increases your chances for lung cancer especially if you are/were a smoker.

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Well if you keep not smoking your lung function will improve, but definitely not as much as in a person that never smoked. In order for better improvement you should spend your holidays on mountain, especially mountains with pine forests, and also to


I imagine that any kind of exercise can enhance lung function. Just don't take beta carotene, it actually increases your chances for lung cancer especially if you are/were a smoker.

Timeline of benefits

What many people

Is there a way to heal and clean lungs after smoking?

Hi, I finally quit smoking after 13 years and many failed attempts. I am thirty right now. While I do understand there will always be some residual damage, I was wondering if there were any supplements, herbals, or anything special I could do to repair


As soon as you snuff out that last cigarette, your body will begin a series of physiological changes.
Within 20 minutes: Blood pressure, body temperature and pulse rate will drop to normal.
Within 8 hours: Smokers breath disappears. Carbon


yes they will heal but they will be as good as before


Just by quitting you have improved your lungs already. Start doing some cardio exercise to help with the circulation and to strengthen you lungs and heart muscle.