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Schizophrenia, marijuana use, and alcohol abuse are just several disorders that are related to accelerated brain aging

Based on one of the biggest brain imaging studies ever done, we can now track common disorders and conducts that prematurely age the brain. Better treatment of these disorders can slow or even halt the process of brain aging. The marijuana abuse finding was especially important, as our culture is starting to see cannabis as (Read More)

Heavy marijuana users experience withdrawal after quitting marijuana

As the number of Americans who frequently use marijuana has scaled, so too has the number of those experiencing marijuana withdrawal symptoms. A new study finds that 12 % of frequent cannabis smokers experienced Cannabis Withdrawal Syndrome (CWS), which includes emotional, behavioral and physical symptoms. CWS was first encompassed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (Read More)