You may have already come across about marijuana being used for medical purposes and have been proven to have great benefits to health according to many studies and researches that have been conducted.
In general, the use, production, and sale of marijuana is still illegal, however many states have already understood its medicinal properties thus allowing its use for that sole purpose. The use of medical cannabis have been growing tremendously considering the growing number of states that are permitting the use of marijuana for specific medical indications.
Medical marijuana is the medical use of the Cannabis plant to relieve symptoms or treat different diseases and medical conditions, and can either have the THC or CBD compounds. CBD or cannabidiol is one compound in marijuana that is commonly used for medication and does not have that psychoactive effect that the THC or tetrahydrocannabinol have which can cause mind alteration of the feeling of high.
Among the health benefits that have been proven as the effect fro the use of medical marijuana products includes but not limited to anxiety relief where it reduces stress, decreases physiological effects of anxiety, induces sleep in cases of insomnia, and improves conditions on post-traumatic stress disorder. Also the use of medical marijuana can be a good compound as anti-seizure as it reduce the number of seizures in people with epilepsy, and it is also good as neuroprotective as it treats Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, and even Parkinson’s disease.
As a pain reliever, the use of cannabis oil is known to also relieve arthritis, chronic pain, multiple Sclerosis pain, muscle pain, spinal cord injuries and it can best treat acne and other inflamed conditions because of its anti-inflammatory effect. Studies are conducted on cancer patients, and it was noted that the use of CBD products in treating cancer has proven to slow down the growth of cancer cells and help alleviate cancer symptoms and cancer treatment side effects.
Like any other kind of drugs, medical marijuana products also have side effects like that of depression, dizziness,hallucinations,low blood pressure, and withdrawal symptoms, in the likes of irritability and insomnia.. This is the reason that when taking this substance it is indicated to have a controlled intake until the kind of physical response individually is known according to dosage and you can only purchase these products in a dispensary in states where it is legalized for medical purposes.
Following regulations are the role of the thumb, and using these products accordingly and responsibly is always a must, to ensure that it is used according to what it is intended for medically in accordance to the law.