Marijuana use tied to rare, temporary heart malfunction

Friday August 18, 2017

(HealthDay News, Nov. 14) A new study shows that marijuana use may raise the risk of a heart malfunction. The malfunction, known as takotsubo, is rare, but twice as likely to occur among marijuana users than non-users. Not only that, those who used marijuana and experience takotsubo also had an increased risk of cardiac arrest. READ MORE.