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Is Smoking Of Marijuana Harmful With A History Of Heart Surgery?

When i was born i had a hole in my heart. I got my open heart surgery to patch it up when i was two...i couldnt get oxygenated blood to my lungs. But my question is will smoking marijuana hurt me i know about normal damage from smoking but will it really affect my heart because i had heart surgery.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016
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When you have heart problems lungs also get effected.Smoking is bad for lungs and the heart also.Blood vessels int he heart can be damaged permanently with any smoking.
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Is Smoking Of Marijuana Harmful With A History Of Heart Surgery?

When you have heart problems lungs also get effected.Smoking is bad for lungs and the heart also.Blood vessels int he heart can be damaged permanently with any smoking.