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.
Though the use and sales of this compound are still federally illegal, there are some states that permit the consumption of this product for medical purposes and still with controlled and regulated provisions. 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 still an extract from the Cannabis plant and may contain in its production THC or CBD compounds depending on how it is used . 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.
The health benefits that have been proven by studies that medical marijuana includes anxiety relief where it reduces stress, induces sleep in cases of insomnia, improves conditions on post-traumatic stress disorder,and decreases physiological effects of anxiety. Medical marijuana is also known to treat seizures as it has been proven through studies that it reduces the number of seizures in people with epilepsy, and all the same neuroprotective as it treats multiple sclerosis, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, 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. Also CBD is known to be good to be used for cancer treatment as it slows the growth of cancer cells and may help alleviate cancer symptoms and cancer treatment side effects in a person with this condition.
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 one of the reason too that the use of these products are regulated and monitored, and given in consideration according to the response of the uses on its effects, and these can only be purchased from dispensaries where it is legal for medical uses and purposes, therefore, know what you need and where to get it from.
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.