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Cannabis hyperemesis syndrome (CHS) is characterised by cyclical vomiting, relieved by hot water bathing, in the context of chronic cannabis consumption. Many cannabis users find this hard to accept given that cannabis is often promoted as a treatment for vomiting. Stopping cannabis is the best and only effective way to manage the condition. We report a case showing that CHS remains under recognised 15 years after it was first described.
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Name: The journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
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Intractable VOMITING that develops in early PREGNANCY and persists. This can lead to DEHYDRATION and WEIGHT LOSS.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke from CANNABIS.
A physiologically inactive constituent of Cannabis sativa L.
Compound isolated from Cannabis sativa extract.
Symptoms of NAUSEA and VOMITING in pregnant women that usually occur in the morning during the first 2 to 3 months of PREGNANCY. Severe persistent vomiting during pregnancy is called HYPEREMESIS GRAVIDARUM.