Hot shower aids marijuana addicts as an antidote to overcome from the critical sorts of drug abuse, which include sever vomiting, abdominal pain and nausea. As the marijuana is repeatedly hitting people in the United States with its obsession, the major health experts have been observing a significant rise in the cases reported with cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome.
Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome is the condition which leads the patient to frequently go through heavy vomiting, abdominal pain and nausea. To be relieved from the same, the people generally use to have a hot shower. In 2004, the condition was diagnosed for the first time, while the doctors in the United States informed to have observed the rates of increased number of the cases since a few recent years.
Emergency medicine director, Dr. Eric Lavonas from Denver Health, who is the spokesman for American College of Emergency Physicians, stated that, “CHS went from being something we didn’t know about and never talked about to a very common problem over the last five years.”
During the research, the experts probed in to the prevalence of diagnosing the cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome more likely in heavy marijuana smokers. The team visited nearly 2127 older adult patient admitted in the emergency room with age of 50 years old at the oldest public hospital of the United States – Bellevue Hospital.
Leading author of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, Dr. Joseph Habboushe from NYU Langone/Bellevue Medical Center told, “The big news is that it’s not a couple of thousand people who are affected – it’s a couple million people. I know patients who have lost their jobs, gone bankrupt from repeatedly seeking medical care, and have been misdiagnosed for years.”