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Had heart surgery done. Suffering from tetralogy of fallot. Smoking. Looking for your advice

My son is 18 years old and has Tetralogy of Fallot. He had heart surgery at 14 month old and it was successful although he still has a leak in one of the valves. He has been smoking weed via various methods for a couple of years now, I believe. I know a lot of teenagers go through this. At the moment, I would say he is doing this 4-5 days a week. Thoughts and comments please?
Asked On : Thu, 3 May 2012
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

He needs to see a de-addiction specialist.
Psychiatric assessment and assistance is the only option...
Social support too is very important...
Earlier the better – before any permanent damage occurs...

Take care     
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sun, 11 Aug 2013
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