Although cannabis is widely used as a natural alternative to many pharmaceuticals, there are conditions that just don’t work well with it, most notably Bipolar disorder, certain eating disorders and Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS).
Never heard of CHS before? Welcome to the club.
The science says that chronic and heavy marijuana use can sometimes trigger episodes of nausea, vomiting, and hot bathing, known as Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS).
This mysterious condition unique to pot smokers was identified in 2004. It sounds a bit scary at first, but thankfully, it’s not that common.
If you’ve started experiencing the above symptoms and are worried that CHS is to blame, read on, as we’ll now explore the cause of cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome and what to do if you are affected by it.
What is Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome?
Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome is a set of symptoms caused by chronic, heavy cannabis use. It is characterized by cyclic episodes of nausea and vomiting, and frequent hot bathing. It occurs through an unknown mechanism. (1)
CHS starts off with nausea, vomiting and …Read More