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marley_m8 posted:
hi,i smoked pot avidly for 3 years from 18 till 21 ive bin clean for 3 months and i feel like my brains blokd inever scored below 90% in high school and i feel like i killed my brain and memory how long do you think it will take till i fully recover????
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James Golden, MD responded:
Marijuana impairs short-term memory and affects brain function adversely. It will slowly leave the brain, but it's difficult to set a time frame.

Your three months of abstinence is admirable — I recommend you continue with this and also seek support in a 12 Step fellowship . Talking with others who share the same situation is valuable and can help alleviate your concerns.


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