A psychological evaluation will determine if you have agoraphobia. A psychiatrist or psychologist will ask your a series of questions about your history of panic attacks, physical health, and feelings. If your case fits the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV) criteria, then you will have an official agoraphobia diagnosis. A physical exam is also recommended because physical symptoms like chest pain could also be symptoms for other conditions like heart disease.
There seem to be a lot of news stories about marijuana lately. The New York Times has reported recently that smoking marijuana does not harm your lungs. Another recent study suggests that smoking pot is not as bad as some originally thought it was for long-term effects on memory and cognition. In fact there is evidence to show that people…