A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal revealed that young people who use drugs, especially “cannabis”, may be at risk of heart attacks, especially for those under the age of 45, who have been using this drug during the past years, according to a report published in Net CNN.
The researchers pointed out that the chemicals contained in cannabis drug, as the study found that children are at increased risk of accidental poisoning from consuming marijuana, where researchers conducted an analysis of more than 33,000 adults ranging in age from 18 to 44 years, and it was found that drug use, especially Cannabis is not safe and does a lot of damage, and it can also lead to an irregular heartbeat.
The researchers explained how cannabis affects heart health, and can affect the heart rate, as it increases the amount of oxygen needed by the heart and reduces the amount of oxygen delivered to the heart, which leads to heart attacks.
The researchers explained that cannabis produces negative interactions with other drugs, so it has the ability to interact with many cardiovascular drugs such as blood thinners, and researchers also found many toxins in marijuana smoke, which may cause stroke and damage. lung.
Heart attacks occur as a result of coronary artery failure, which is the main cause of heart attacks, as a result of blockage of the artery that results in the blood clot, then an area of the heart tissue loses its blood supply, which leads to this decrease in blood to damage or kill the heart tissue quickly, and thus A heart attack occurs.