Marijuana is a drug component of the Cannabis Sativa plant. The Cannabis Sativa is a plant that grows in the tropics and has saw-like edged leaves. Marijuana also has various slangs. Since marijuana causes a feeling of joy and relaxation, it is used for both recreational and medical purposes. In many states, use of marijuana for recreational purposes is unlawful. A doctor is the only professional who is supposed to administer medical marijuana. Medical marijuana have different forms such as vaporizers, beverages, oils, tablets, and edibles. Medical marijuana is known to treat diseases and preventing spreading of diseases to other parts of the body. The medical MD who perform research on the medical importance of marijuana determined this. The following are the main uses of medical marijuana.
Cancer can be treated using the medical marijuana. Cancer is a disease characterized by abnormal growth of cells. Medical MD used cannabidiol the major component in marijuana to treat breast cancer cells. The medical MD discovered that the cancer cells were multiplying and spreading no more. Medical marijuana is therefore recommended for cancer patients in order to control the spreading of the cancer cells and reduce the effects of cancer.
Medical marijuana is effective in treating epilepsy. An epileptic person normally experiences loss of consciousness because his/her nervous system has been attacked. Epilepsy is a very dangerous disease since it can result in bodily injuries, drowning and burns if an epileptic person falls on a hard surface, in a water body or on fire. After administering medical marijuana to epileptic rats, the medical MD discovered that the rats spent more hours without experiencing the epileptic seizures. Medical marijuana is therefore highly recommended in treating cancer.
Medical marijuana increases appetite. Loss of appetite results to not feeling hungry and severe weight loss. Medical marijuana increase appetite in people suffering from HIV/AIDS. The medical marijuana is known to boost metabolism and increase appetite for food. Cannabidiol in marijuana has been proven to improve the life of the HIV/AIDS patients.
Medical marijuana is used in reducing the effects of arthritis. The main signs of arthritis are pain and inflammation of joints, pain, and insomnia. The medical marijuana will, therefore, help in controlling both arthritis and its effects.
Medical marijuana has been proven to relieve pain. Patients undergoing painful medical processes such as surgeries are administered with marijuana in order to reduce pain. It brings about a soothing effect and reduces nausea. Medical marijuana can also be administered to patients with painful wounds or burns to enable the patients to perform some activities as the wounds are healing.
Patients with heart diseases are also administered with medical marijuana.
These are the reasons why medical MD recommend the use of medical marijuana.