Does smoking marijuana increase risk of Hair Loss?

Does smoking marijuana increase risk of Hair Loss
Does smoking marijuana increase risk of Hair Loss? Find out in this post!

About 14 million people over the age of 12 use marijuana at least once a month only in the USA.

Does this help or hinder hair growth?

A study published in 2007 in the journal of FASEB (Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology), observed the hair follicles to see how they may be affected by the use of pot and Endocannabinoids.

Endocannabinoids are fats and receptors involved in different natural functions, such as appetite, mood, pain sensation and even memory.

There is a particular component which creates the state of being high, called THC, and it is stored in high levels in the hair of those who consume cannabis.

A laboratory study found that THC inhibited hair shaft development and growth, suppressing the proliferation of hair follicle keratinocytes, forcing the hair into the state of catagen.

So the answer is yes: smoking pot might have a bad effect on hair health and growth by wrecking the growth process.

There are contrary opinions about the connection between hair loss and smoking pot.

Some people report their hair loss didn’t increase by using marijuana, others complain that with its use, their male pattern baldness became more severe.

It is true some regular marijuana consumers eat poorly and have a sedentary lifestyle, and this may not help with the condition of their hair.

Given the results of the study mentioned above, we strongly discourage you from smoking pot if you have a hair loss problem, as this may make everything worse.

The use of a natural program to stop baldness like the Full Program might be, on the other side, one of the smartest things you could ever to improve the health of your hair for real.

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