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.
There are already many states that have approved the use and sale of marijuana, with still a strict and controlled regulated provisions for medical purposes only, though in general, it is still illegal. And yet, even it is considered illegal, many more states are now considering accepting the use of cannabis being legalized for medical purposes.
Medical marijuana is taken from the Cannabis plant and can either have the compound in its component THC or CBD depending on the need and are basically used to relieve symptoms or treat different diseases and medical conditions. THC or tetrahydrocannabinol is is the compound that have a psychoactive effect that which makes the person go high, while CBD or cannabidiol is the compound that that does not have this psychoactive effect.
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.
For pain relief it has been known that Cannabis Oil can relieve arthritis, chronic pain, multiple Sclerosis pain, muscle pain, spinal cord injuries and because of its anti-inflammatory effect it can also treat acne and other inflammation-related conditions. 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.