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I have MAC and Bronchiectasis. Has anyone tried medical cannabis for either of these?
Ginak. It is my understanding that the current issues with vaping thc have to do with the oils that are created as part of the inhalation/deliveryprocess. Lungs, especially those with compromising conditions such as Mac or ntm’s, should not be exposed to substances that would inhibit oxygen exchange. I would check with your pulmonologist and follow recommendations . I don’t believe much if any research has been done regarding cannabis or thc vaping and more and more reports of lung damage are surfacing each day. I would definately proceed with caution and check with my pulmonologist. This is just my opinion.
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Agree 100%. I was just wondering if there would be a difference between the two.
I am interested also. Would you know if there is a difference between vaping and smoking? I tried smoking a couple of times a few years ago, but it made my chest hurt and made me cough up thick, green phlegm for at least a day afterward. At that time I didn’t know I had bronchiectasis or MAC. I just knew then it was NOT for me. I wonder if vaping would be different now.
Smoking and vaping are completely different.
Thanks for sharing! With all the new info on cannabis being used medically it is interesting to see how it would help with this illness.
Vaping is very different from smoking. You might cough a few times afterward, but coughing up phlegm is a good thing!
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