School Of Public Health Study Finds Use Of Marijuana Increases Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome School Of Public Health Study Finds Use Of Marijuana Increases Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome

Thursday, June 29, 2017

“Duration of marijuana use seems to be a significant factor associated with metabolic syndrome,” the researchers said.
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of symptoms that increase a person’s risk for heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
The study found that “every year increase in marijuana use is associated with at least a 5 percent increase in odds of having metabolic syndrome.”