Heavy Marijuana Use Tends To Increase Cannabis Vomiting Syndrome And Low Sperm Quality

By R. Siva Kumar - 01 Sep '15 08:50AM

British doctors recently saw that patients suffered from 'cannabinoid hypermesis syndrome' as one of the side-effects of heavy cannabis use, with symptoms such as "severe stomach pain, nausea, and vomiting," reports The Daily Mail.

Using marijuana for cannabis can even affect the quality of semen quality in males, according to usatoday.

Dr. Sauid Ishaq, professor of gastroenterology at Birmingham City University, one of the first doctors to study the syndrome, commonly referred to as CHS, in the U.K., explains that the disease has risen quickly and must be treated fast.

"This is a highly unrecognized condition, resulting in numerous unnecessary admission. There is an urgent need to highlight this," he said.

One case example is that of a 42-year-old cannabis user since 14 years, who was treated eight times last year. He was undergoing vomiting, abdominal pain, fever and dehydration. However, everything stopped when he terminated the cannabis treatment.

Patients checking into hospitals with CHS symptoms report that bathing in hot water, about five times a day could help to bring down the pain.

Still medical marijuana use continues to rise, even as many states in the US are trying to legalize the drug for medicinal use.

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