Cumulative Cannabis Use Might Not Be Linked to Hardening of the Arteries at Middle Age: Study

Article by Angela Stelmakowich, Growth Op

World NewsWellnessNewsMedicalLifeHealth Cumulative cannabis use might not be linked to hardening of the arteries at middle age: study Atherosclerosis is an accumulation of cholesterol, fats and other substances on and in the walls of the arteries that may restrict the flow of blood. Author of the article: Angela Stelmakowich For both cannabis and tobacco, ever use was higher than current use. / PHOTO BY RASI BHADRAMANI / ISTOCK / GETTY IMAGES PLUS

There appears to be no increased association between cumulative cannabis use and subclinical atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, which can increase the chances of heart attack or stroke.

So suggests a new study out of the University of Bern in Switzerland, published last month in the American Journal of Medicine. “Future cardiovascular disease is often indicated by subclinical atherosclerosis, for which carotid intima-media thickness is an established parameter,” the study abstract states.

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