Marijuana nowadays is no longer just used for recreation but there have been proven studies and researches that confirmed the health benefits that you can get out of this compound to treat several conditions.
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 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. Medical marijuana is also proven to have a better effect as neuroprotective as it treats Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, and even Parkinson’s disease, and it also reduces the number of seizures in people with epilepsy making it a good anti-seizure.
The anti-inflammatory effect of medical marijuana products are very good for treating acne and other inflammatory conditions, as well as It is a very good pain reliever for conditions like arthritis, chronic pain, multiple Sclerosis pain, muscle pain, spinal cord injuries. The use of CBD is known to slow down the growth of cancer cells thus, it is best used for cancer treatment, as it also helps to 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 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.
Making sure that the purpose of the use of this products are according to law and provisions will keep you in the safe zone, with the assurance of being a responsible user on your end.