Medical Advantages of Marijuana

In California, people voted to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. Indeed, Marijuana is proven to have many medical advantages that fourteen states have already legalized its medical use. The first recorded marijuana use for medical purposes was 5,000 years ago in China. During that time, it was cure for rheumatic pains, malaria, constipation and female disorders. Furthermore, it helps relieve symptoms associate with illness such as cancer, osteoporosis and many more.
Some medical advantages of Marijuana includes cure for nausea. Studies show that marijuana could help relieve nausea in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. It is also a great cure for multiple sclerosis. One of the well-known reasons for legalizing marijuana is its effective cure for glaucoma. It was proven that smoking marijuana the whole day, intraocular pressure was relieved. Furthermore, marijuana promotes appetite, which is beneficial to AID patients to help keep their weights at reasonable level.
Marijuana is also great for relieving pain because it has analgesic pain-killing effect at low doses. There is overwhelming evidence that marijuana relieves pain, nausea, vomiting and other symptoms. In a study in August 2003, it shows that patients who receive smoked marijuana and marijuana pills showed improvement in their immune function and gained an average of four pounds.

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