You may have heard already about marijuana being used not just for recreation but also for medical purposes, that have made its use more and more accessible due to its health benefits in its medicinal properties.
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. And the number of states that are making the medical use of marijuana legal is also increasing in many states.
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.
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.
You will be privileged if you have access to this products, howbeit, you must be sure to use it responsibly and appropriately in a manner it is purposed for at all times to avoid violation according to law.