With the world going green so will our treatment as well. Recent studies have indicated that medical researchers are trying to make us live healthy lives with as little interference as possible with chemicals. One interesting research that has puzzled many in the medical field is the use of medical marijuana. Below are some of the highlights of the diseases that this plant has helped manage and cure.
Glaucoma is one of the diseases that medical marijuana can help treat and prevent. Glaucoma is a disease that affects the eyes causing total or partial blindness. Glaucoma causes blindness by increasing pressure in the eyeball which leads to blindness. By using medical marijuana, the pressure in the eyeball can be reduced which is a result of this disease. Progression of the disease is slowed down by the use of the plant thus reversing and preventing blindness.
Smoking has been on the limelight in the recent past and the adverse effect tobacco has had on lungs. Medical marijuana has been shown to reverse these effects. Medical marijuana has the exact opposite effects of tobacco. The reverese effects is as a results of deep puffs when taking it and not because of any of its constituents.
Those that suffer from seizures can also benefit from this drug. Brain cells of the people who suffer from marijuana are usually highly excited than that of a normal person and marijuana can help calm down those brain cells. Medical marijuana specifically binds to those excited cells causing relaxation.
Ongoing research has also shown that cancer patients can benefit from this plant. The spread of cancer is prevented with the help and the use of this plant. It is beneficial to these patients because it helps to prevent anxiety. Anxiety is contained by relief from pain and the suppression of vomiting.
This plant can help people with hepatitis C. The side effect of the treatment associated with this disease is significantly reduced. Nauseas fatigue and vomiting are some of the side effects of the treatment. The other benefit of this plant to the treatment of this disease is that it increased its effectiveness.
Medical marijuana can also help in increasing concentration. Great ideas and concepts are borne out of increased concentration. This is why it is important to people with short term memory loss. Patients with Alzheimer have also recorded improvement while using the drug since it has helped out with brain function.
All the benefits of medical marijuana can not be enumerated but it is definitely one worth considering if it can help with the treatment of what you are ailing with.