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Dan commented on Flamingl's blog post Marijuana and the Brain
"Until i was 48 i did not know that I had a brain injury (motorcycle accidident) 10 days  before my 16th birthday. Before the accident, i had tried smoking pot and was not impressed at all. But about a year after the injury, out…"
Jan 13, 2013
TBI Survivors Network left a comment for Flamingl
"lots of different groups go to www.braininjuryspokane.org and look at the calendar"
Jan 28, 2012
Flamingl commented on TBI Survivors Network's group Spokane County Brain Injury Support Group
"I am my husband's caregiver who has a TBI. His accident happened 6/8/10. Is this the group I need to be connected to or is there a special one for caregivers?"
Jan 28, 2012
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Jan 28, 2012
Flamingl left a comment for Sophia Kavanagh
"I'm sorry it has taken me so long to respond.  Things have been crazy--as you can imagine I'm sure. Have been thinking about joining a group here in Spokane, but just can't figure out how I can find enough time.  When I have…"
Jan 28, 2012
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Jan 28, 2012
Robert Rzeszut commented on Flamingl's blog post Marijuana and the Brain
"Marijuana can be used to treat a wide range of ailments. I hipe you are getting better with the speech pathologist"
Oct 20, 2011
julia commented on Flamingl's blog post Marijuana and the Brain
"dont do it- the one thing my doctor told me over n over n over is to never smoke- i started smoking cigs n pot for a few yrs n my health completely went down the tubes- tbi patients arent supposed to smoke bc the damage that was caused makes it hard…"
Oct 7, 2011
Abbie Clayton commented on Flamingl's blog post Marijuana and the Brain
"what ever works it is better than a lot of the meds the docs give you, and not so poisonous on the body"
Oct 4, 2011
Marcus commented on Flamingl's blog post Marijuana and the Brain
"if it helps then its good if it does not then its bad, I have friends who it does wonders for, but for me it makes things worse overall..."
Jun 5, 2011
Mac commented on Flamingl's blog post Marijuana and the Brain
"i do sometimes but it messes with my memory makes it worse"
Feb 23, 2011
Joe Dub commented on Flamingl's blog post Marijuana and the Brain
"I don't have a card, but I still like to smoke for a few reasons. It does help with the pain slightly, I can't say it is an effective pain reliever. When my muscles are over tensed it does help calm the muscles down so they aren't as…"
Nov 16, 2010
mego commented on Flamingl's blog post Marijuana and the Brain
"Excess is usually best in moderation. haa. Here's mah feedback/ non-professional opinion: for pain/movement/etc. hells yeah! it's stellar! however, for the brain? eh. It certainly hasn't ever helped me with recall/etc. Again, too…"
Nov 12, 2010
Flamingl commented on Flamingl's blog post Marijuana and the Brain
"Thank you all for the feed back. It's very interesting to me, since I don't smoke myself, I don't know how I feel about it. I only know it makes him feel better. His brain function seems to be improving (slowly), so I guess I will let…"
Nov 5, 2010
Lance commented on Flamingl's blog post Marijuana and the Brain
"i have a card too, its effects we no good for me it made my memory problems worse and my ambition disappear so it just was not for me"
Nov 4, 2010
Jon commented on Flamingl's blog post Marijuana and the Brain
"its helped me in many ways, i wuold not survive with out it"
Nov 3, 2010

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Marijuana and the Brain

My husband has been a pot smoker all of his adult life and, since his motorcycle accident in June, he received his medical marijuana card. It was almost the first thing he asked for when he 'came to his senses'. I have been doing some research and found articles on a study that was done on rat brains and it said that marijuana actually promoted growth of 'new' brain cells. I also have heard of new studies being done with alzheimer patients and marijuana has shown to be helping them also. The… Continue

Posted on November 3, 2010 at 7:44am — 12 Comments

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At 5:32pm on January 28, 2012, TBI Survivors Network said…

lots of different groups go to www.braininjuryspokane.org and look at the calendar

 
 
 

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