Does Marijuana Kill Brain Cells?

Discussion in 'Medicinal Marijuana' started by jade_420, Feb 3, 2002.

  1. jaman

    jaman Marijuana Master

    It's the holding your breath part that kills brain cells.:eek:
  2. CheebaMonkey

    CheebaMonkey Sr. Member

    Holding your breath does not kill brain cells.
  3. bonghitter420

    bonghitter420 New Member

    "holding your breath does not kill braincells"
    I may be wrong, but I thought that if you held it in for extended periods of time it will kill braincells.

    But somebody said it above, everything kills braincells, bumping your head will kill a few braincells, heading a soccer ball will do it. So toke on and forget about it.
  4. Super Woman

    Super Woman New Member

    Yes it does! :p
  5. CheebaMonkey

    CheebaMonkey Sr. Member

    No, holding your breath does not kill brain cells. Your brain has to go at least a few minutes without oxygen for it to start experiencing brain damage.
  6. jaman

    jaman Marijuana Master

    Hey CheebaMonkey , If you don't know what your talking about please don't comment . Making sh.. up doesn't fly well around here !
  7. CheebaMonkey

    CheebaMonkey Sr. Member


    I don't know what I'm talking about?!?!

  8. Ross

    Ross Seasoned Activist

    Let's stop this flame war before it starts. Come on people...let's just get along
  9. Proline63

    Proline63 New Member

    OK uh maybe I can help. I doubt it makes any significant difference, like what someone said earlier in the thread. Holding the smoke in does, however, mess up your lungs after a while.
  10. jaman

    jaman Marijuana Master

  11. Super Woman

    Super Woman New Member

    Brain damage is a lot different than killing brain cells, and I seriously do think you are wrong.

    I couldn't really find any links with info, but jaman has.

    Holding your breath= no oxygen. No oxygen= killing brain cells. It doesn't do any actual harm, but it does kill brain cells.
  12. jaman

    jaman Marijuana Master

    isn't Cheeba an OFF TOPIC DRUG ? CheebaMonky
  13. Mamabudz

    Mamabudz Guest


    You were warned to chill out.

    By the way...Cheeba is slang for, you guessed it, marijuana which is rather on topic.

    Holding your breath does not kill brain cells, however if you personally feel it does then I suggest you refrain from holding your breath.

    Consider this evience however before you take Jama's word over Cheeba's...or even (dare I say it) mine: if holding your breath killed brain cells wouldn't every deep water diver (that is a sport by the way done without gear), under water swimmer, and 2 year old who throws a temper tantrum, would be brain dead by now.

    Oh and to answer the original question:


    No. It keeps them alive

    Try reading this article...from our friends at the pharmeceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (makers of such favorites as Paxil, Tums and Geritol)

    Link to List of Scientific Articles

    ....from a slightly more reliable source than Angelfire :rolleyes:
  14. jaman

    jaman Marijuana Master

    I couldn't find the info that you speak of MaMa ? is it in that site somewhere ?
  15. Mamabudz

    Mamabudz Guest

    how about this excerpt from just one of the 20 articles quoted

    "Journal of Neurochemistry
    Volume 80 Issue 3 Page 448 - February 2002

    Neuroprotective properties of cannabinoids against oxidative stress: role of the cannabinoid receptor CB1
    Giovanni Marsicano,* Bernd Moosmann, Heike Hermann,* Beat Lutz*,1 and Christian Behl,1


    Neuroprotective effects have been described for many can-nabinoids in several neurotoxicity models. However, the exact mechanisms have not been clearly understood yet."
  16. jaman

    jaman Marijuana Master

    ok , so this is what I was thinking about . It gets a little tricky , but on this , I was rong .

    cheeba , SLANG for marijuana

    Cheeva, Mexican term for heroin click link

    my mistake , but I still say that some brain cells are destroud when you hold your breath for a long period of time .

    :p ps im stoned
  17. jaman

    jaman Marijuana Master

    I guess I don't get it ?
  18. jaman

    jaman Marijuana Master

    want to have a trippy experience .

    Type the term cheeba monkey in to any search engine .

    tons of stuff comes up ( thousands of different things) that have both terms cheeba and monkey in them .

    And for the life of me I still cant make a connection with Cheeba and Monkey.

    Man am I RIPT ! :)
  19. jaman

    jaman Marijuana Master

    peace Cheeba monkey

    Please don't hate me cuz I'm an idiot :sulkoff:
  20. CheebaMonkey

    CheebaMonkey Sr. Member

    Thank you Mamabudz

    No harm done jaman. :D

    Let us smoke together so there can only be peace. :)


    Oh and Super Woman, when you hold your breath, all the oxygen does not instantly vanish from your body. You have have some flowing in your blood stream. If you were to pass out and then still continue to not breathe, then you could kill brain cells.

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