Is Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome Permanent?

Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome is a rare condition which is becoming common day by day due to increased use of cannabis in adults. Cannabis is an abusive drug which is banned in various countries but still people take Cannabinoids to be cool in friends or gatherings. Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome is still under investigation for the proper pathophysiology of this syndrome. So there is a question that "is Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome permanent?"

So here is the answer "No". Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome occurs due to increased or more frequent use of abusive drug marijuana or cannabis. So when people stop taking marijuana or cannabis, the symptoms disappear on it's own and Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome ends. Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome is all about the symptoms appearing due to cannabis or marijuana use. So when these symptoms subside, patient does not experience Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome anymore.

Sometimes cyclical vomiting disorder is mixed with Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome because of the symptoms. These two conditions have same symptoms but the conditions are different. Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome occurs due to cannabis use but cyclical vomiting disorder does not occur due to Cannabinoid use.

It is not permanent at all. When patient stop taking marijuana or cannabis, the symptoms start subsiding and Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome got treat. But this is not the end, if patient start using cannabis again, then these symptoms will start appearing again. It may take about days to months to subside the symptoms permanently.

The treatment is all dependant on the use of cannabis or marijuana. It is not easy to get rid of the addiction of cannabis or marijuana, so it takes some time. In this way, the Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome goes long term and more likely become permanent syndrome. In some cases, it takes years to resolve the symptoms. This makes people think "is Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome permanent?" . Prodromal phase is the longest phase of Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, if patient continue on cannabis or marijuana on weekly basis.

  • As taking Cannabinoid on even weekly basis leads to mild symptoms of Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome. These mild symptoms have the tendency to last long until or u less patient stop taking marijuana or cannabis permanently. 
  • The elongated prodromal phase makes it look like permanent syndrome. But he fact is, it Is not permanent. By quitting abusive drug i.e. Cannabis or marijuana will treat Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome within a few days. 
  • Immediate quitting of Cannabis may 1st make the symptoms severe, but after 1 or 2 days, these symptoms start becoming mild and eventually fades away. 

Hyperemetic phase of Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome is the worse phase. In this phase patient require emergency treatment. And this phase should not last long , as it may lead to serious and complex problems and ultimately may cause death of patient. The morbidity and mortality rate of Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome is increasing due to less patient education. This is the clear concept of permanent Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome. It is a temporary condition which is still under investigation. It's getting common day by day.

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