Medical marijuana has become quite popular in the recent times. Many people have been using it because it has a great number of benefits. Well, medical marijuana can be derived from either strain of Cannabis, that is, either Cannabis sativa or Cannabis Indica. It can be used in many forms, like baking it into some edibles, it can be smoked, it can be consumed in the form of CBD oil and so on and so forth. For years marijuana has been illegal in many places across the globe, an even now, some states are still fighting to get it approved following the many uses it has. See below some major uses of medical marijuana.
Medical marijuana has been very helpful in chronic pain relief and this is one of the reasons why you should use it if you are suffering a lot of pain. Chronic pain can render one immobile and the pharmaceutical pain relievers only go a very short span and are riddled with many side effects. Medical marijuana has very minimal side effects and is very effective when it comes to pain relief with the effects being felt a long while.
The other advantage is that it helps in reducing anxiety and depression. The components found in medical marijuana have an impact on the brain receptor’s which regulates mood and social behavior. One then has less anxiety and displays a lot less discomfort.
If there is one thing synonymous with cancer treatment, it is nausea and vomiting that are the side effects of this treatment. You will find that most cancer patients are not able to eat food as they should and if they do, it won’t stay down. Medical marijuana provides something they can run to, to get rid of these side effects and also help relieve some of the symptoms of cancer. Many patients are looking for alternatives to chemotherapy because all it does is make them weaker. Even though it has not been proven to cure cancer, medical marijuana provides hope for cancer patients.
Acne is another very annoying condition. This is such a struggle for most women and they don’t know where to run. Ointments and creams that are given for acne will only give relief for a while. Overproduction of sebum is one of the causes of acne and this is mostly for people with oily skin. Medical marijuana has anti-inflammatory properties which help with acne.
Patients with neurological disorders can also get relief when they use medical marijuana. It is said to help patients of Parkinson’s disease have a better quality of life and even aid with sleep. Patients with high blood pressure can also use medical marijuana to lower their blood pressure and prevent against stroke and heart attacks.