The Cons Outweigh the Pros for Marijuana Users

Legalize MarijuanaHave you ever had a friend or friends who actively engage in marijuana use? When you try to talk to them about this, do they say “oh well, marijuana is safer than any other drug on the market” or “no one has ever died from using a little marijuana here or there”. Well research has been conducted and sheds light on just how little marijuana can interfere with a person’s overall happiness, sex life enhancement, and cognitive functions that last for days after the initial high. In reading the article summary below, this may change your outlook on marijuana when realizing that the negatives outweigh the positives.

Marijuana has become increasingly popular in our society because it is known for to help people unwind or enhance sexual activity (some refer to marijuana as the love drug) but some studies have revealed that marijuana can spoil your relationship. Marijuana can impair your brain and destroy your sex life. Research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse has found that marijuana can affect fertility, even if one partner engages in marijuana use it can lower their sperm count or slow their reproductive tract. Marijuana use has also been linked to erectile dysfunction due to marijuana playing tricks with the mind, it may seem like there is an attachment within the relationship but instead it may be an attachment to the drug. Marijuana use has also been linked to lower life and relationship satisfaction which may be due to the cognitive functions which last for days and months after the initial high.

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/where-science-meets-the-steps/201412/four-reasons-sex-and-marijuana-don-t-mix?tr=MostViewed

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