Recent studies have proved that smoking weed can positively influence your way of life. Medical studies have proved that health effects of smoking weed are many and the active ingredients in marijuana namely, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinolmay provides medical benefits in patients. Let us look in to the health benefits of smoking weed and how it cures various ailments.
Doctors from California said that they have been able to cure more than 300000 cases of migraines by using medical marijuana. Medical marijuana is legalized in California and hence patients are enjoying its benefits.
Treatment for Cancer
There is a common apprehension that smoking marijuana can cause lung cancer. However, it cannot be true since unlike cigarette, the smoke from marijuana is not radiated. The American Association for Cancer Research had come up with a new finding that smoking weed inhibits the cancer cell growth in lungs. It is also panacea for brain and breast cancer. It acts as pain reliever and helps cope with the nausea and vomiting tendencies after undergoing chemotherapy.
Treatment for eye diseases
Excessive pressure in the eye can cause a specific condition termed as glaucoma. It has been proved that marijuana is an effective remedy for curing glaucoma. In addition, there are no studies so far that criticized the use of marijuana for curing glaucoma.
Treatment for Seizures
Marijuana has antispasmodic properties and is a muscle relaxant as well. Many patients suffering from seizures have said that medical marijuana improved their quality of life.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Marijuana has been proven effective in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), more specifically the Tourette disease associated with OCD.
Effective cure for Alzheimer’s disease
Way back in 2006, the Scripps institute had conducted a research study, which paved way for the revelation that the THC in marijuana can prevent the blocks in the brain and improve the conditions of Alzheimer’s patients.
ADD and ADHD
Research studies show that marijuana can be used as substitute from the Ritalin. The biggest advantage is that you can get complete cure without having any side effects when compared to the latter.
Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome and Crohn’s disease
Marijuana has been found effective in treating the inflammatory bowel diseases and the associated Crohn’s disease that affects the entire colon area. It also relieves abdominal pain, nausea and diarrhea associated with the disease.
It helps the patients to tackle the muscle spasms associated with multiple sclerosis.
With many researches ongoing to explore the health effects of smoking weed, it is obvious that the patients are going to benefit down the line.