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Thread: Smoking and bone healing

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    Senior Member solarscar69's Avatar
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    Smoking and bone healing

    I am wondering about bones healing, in my case vert fusion with bone morphogenic protein layed down (if that even matters) and smoking.

    Is it nicotine that screws with fusion or is it something else? Would smoking weed have a negative effect on bone fusion? Weed is the root of all evil, btw

    - Some peeps are only alive because its illegal to kill them.

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    Using tobacco products (smoking, dipping, chewing) definately can both impair bone healing and increase the rate of osteoporosis. Not sure if it is the nicotine or other tobacco ingredients, and not sure anyone has done a study on bone healing and MJ.


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    you need all the oxygen u can get to heal, smoke will slow healing

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