Medical Cannabis Facts

Cannabis has been used for medical purposes for thousands of years throughout the world. Dr. William Osler, the father of modern medicine considered it as the best treatment for migraine in the 1800s. Due to its effect on the nervous system and h brain, there is a wide range of physical and psychological effects and depending on the medical condition, these effects can be considered beneficial.
The immediate effect of cannabis is the dulling of the senses, memory decrease and a decrease or increase in the ability to concentrate. The result is that people could manage pain better and helps them focus. The effects differ from one person to another and also depend on the kind of cannabis used. Medical cannabis helps ease pain and normally allows a reduction of opiate use in those who suffer from arthritis, herniated discs, migraines, traumatic injury, Fibromyalgia and many more.
Moreover, cannabis helps stimulate the appetite and minimizes physical wasting in people with HIV/AIDS, cancer and Hepatitis C. Medical cannabis also relieves pain in people with diabetes or the effects of chemotherapy, phantom limb syndrome and Reflex sympathetic dystrophy. Many patients claim that is also alleviates nausea and vomiting associated with HIV, cancer, Hepatitis-C chemotherapy. Furthermore, it decreases the intra-ocular pressure in people with glaucoma and decreases muscle spasm.

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