Why Cannabis is Beneficial
Cannabis aka (ganja/weed/dagga/marijuana), is one of the therapeutic substances that have been adjudged safe and studied by researchers. It provides thousands of health and therapeutic benefits, as well as other industrial applications.
*No one has ever died from an overdose, as it is non-toxic.
Some of the many benefits of cannabis include:
- Treatment of inflammation
- Treatment of muscle spasms
- Treatment of loss of appetite
- Reduction of interlobular pressure or pressure in the eyes
Cannabis is also beneficial for those suffering from various medical diseases and ailments.
Chronic Pain: Cannabis is a well known analgesic and for thousands of years. Cannabis can reduce chronic pain that is associated with various chronic disorders. Prescriptions for painkillers in the United States have nearly tripled in the past two decades and Cannabis might provide an alternative to opiates.
Cancer: Cannabis can help those suffering from the side effects of chemotherapy. Nausea, loss of appetite and other symptoms are common among those suffering from chemotherapy. Cannabis can help with that. is known for its ability to help with various eating disorders. Most notably, this includes stimulating weight gaining in people with anorexia.
Glaucoma: Marijuana can help to reduce Intraocular pressure pressure which can slow down and stop Glaucoma. It is proven that the effect of cannabis on Intraocular pressure lasts for about three hours and that could be a relief for those suffering.
Epilepsy: Seizures are involuntary muscle spasms and are one of the most severe symptom of epilepsy. Cannabis can help to reduce seizures in patients that have epilepsy.
Multiple Sclerosis: Cannabis may be an option to treat some very annoying MS symptoms. It seems that Marijuana can help to reduce spasticity and muscle pain caused by multiple sclerosis. It can also minimize unsteadiness of gait and tremors.
HIV/AIDS: Cannabis can be very helpful in the fight against HIV. Cannabis can help to stop vomiting, nausea, loss of appetite and other effects of the AIDs virus and the side effects of the medications.
Apart from these medical conditions, Cannabis has been proven beneficial for menstrual cramps, migraines, arthritis, addiction to pharmaceutical prescription drugs and even alcohol.
While the Scientific community has a lot of work to do in order to confirm that Cannabis Is capable of curing most of these terrible diseases, its obvious that only easing the pain and making life easier in a natural way for all these patients makes Cannabis an important and valuable medical tool.
Mental health is as important as physical health, and the use of Cannabis has proven to aid in the well-being of patients suffering from depression, stress and anxiety.