The Benefits Of Medical Cannabis
Medical cannabis is now legal in over half of the states in the US and Washington DC, but the federal government has not legalized it. Studies show that about 85% of the people in America believe that medical marijuana should be legalized. By estimation, millions of Americans are using medical marijuana as at now. The less controversial of the marijuana products is the CBD (cannabidiol) because it is not known to make the users get high as it does not contain THC which is what gets users high. That is why when patients use the CBD they report little or no change in their consciousness. Many CBD users have mentioned the following benefits and use of medical marijuana.
There are confirmed reports of medical marijuana being able to relieve insomnia, spasticity, anxiety, pain relief as well as the treatment of serious life-threatening conditions like epilepsy.Medical marijuana has been known to help in the treatment of life-threatening conditions like epilepsy and relieving the users of chronic pain, insomnia, spasticity, and anxiety. For instance, medical marijuana known as Charlotte’s web has been known to dramatically treat patients with Dravet Syndrome-a childhood epilepsy whose control otherwise is almost impossible. The common use of medical marijuana is to treat patients who have a chronic illness, and this kind of pain affects aged people. Even though medical marijuana is useful for the treatment of chronic pain, it is not effective in the treatment of severe pain such as broken bones or post-surgical pain. The advantage of medical marijuana in relieving pain is that it is impossible to overdose and is less addictive unlike the opiates.
Medical marijuana also helps to ease multiple sclerosis-related pain and the nerve pains in general. The use of conventional medicine to treat sclerosis and nerve pain comes with few options which can significantly sedate the patients. When you use medical marijuana to relieve nerve pains or sclerosis-related pain, you can return to your regular duties without feeling disengaged. If you have Parkinson’s disease, medical marijuana is recommended for lowering tremors as well as for muscle relaxation.
Medical conditions like fibromyalgia, interstitial, endometriosis and cystitis which are associated with chronic pain can also be treated using medical marijuana. If you want to manage and treat nausea, weight loss and glaucoma then medical marijuana may provide a solution. Research is ongoing on how medical marijuana can be used to help war veterans who are coming home from combat zones. Patients had also found relief when they used medical marijuana to treat Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome as well as the wasting syndrome associated with HIV.
When considering using medical marijuana, it is important that you discuss with your medical doctor and openly inform him or her on your belief that medical cannabis can help treat your condition or relief the pain.