• Medicine
  • Published 2013

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome: A Result of Chronic, Heavy Cannabis Use: Hot Showers, Marijuana Cessation Relieve Nausea and Vomiting

@inproceedings{Chen2013CannabinoidHS,
  title={Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome: A Result of Chronic, Heavy Cannabis Use: Hot Showers, Marijuana Cessation Relieve Nausea and Vomiting},
  author={Jie Chen and Robert M Mccarron},
  year={2013}
}
Cannabis is the most commonly abused drug in the United States. Since 2008, Cannabis use has significantly increased, (1) in part because of legalization for medicinal and recreational use. Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS) is characterized by years of daily Cannabis use, recurrent nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain, compulsive bathing for symptom relief, and symptom resolution with cessation of use. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Prompt recognition of CHS can reduce costs associated with… CONTINUE READING

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