9 Medical Conditions Helped Immediately by Cannabis

There are many benefits of cannabis. There hundreds if not thousands of medical conditions that can be treated with marijuana. 9 of the most popular medical conditions treated by cannabis is nausea, pain, migraines, sleep, appetite, UTI, hormonal imbalances, stress, ADHD. Indica, Sativa, and Hybrid are the three classes of marijuana. There are several hundreds of strains to choose from.  As well as, many different ways to ingest marijuana such as flower, oils, edibles, concentrates, and whatever you may choose.

Pain treatment via marijuana is one of the most significant uses that the cannabis plant provides. There are many different medical conditions that induce pain. With the extreme high risks and deaths of traditional pain medications, marijuana is becoming increasingly popular in the world of Western Medicine. Conditions often treated are neuropathy, joint pain, muscle spasms, and localized pain. Chronic pain among inflammation can be treated therapeutically via cannabinoids and terpenoids to provide the maximum pain relief.

Nausea is one of the most popular conditions treated by cannabis. Vaping and smoking the flower of the cannabis plant is the quickest way to get the anti-nausea benefits. Cannabis is popular with those in chemotherapy as the cannabinoids are therapeutic in treating nausea.

Appetite is also another popular medical condition treated with cannabis. Many people get the munchies; a craving for food induced by marijuana. Some people find that stress contributes to the lack of cravings for food. The cannabinoids help to stimulate hunger. Many different eating disorders as well as cancer patients use marijuana to maintain an appetite.

Sleep is also a very popular condition treated my marijuana. Cannabis induces a relaxing euphoric feeling in the body that causes people to have sleep-inducing qualities. Indica’s is the strain most people use for sleep.

Migraines and headaches are another popular condition treated by marijuana. CBD and THC strains are highly effective in treating this condition. Several medical studies have found that the regular use of cannabis can help with the long term treatment of migraines. It is also very effective in treating tension headaches. Helping induce sleep can help a person fall asleep, which can often time help with the treatment of migraines and headaches. For those not seeking to fall asleep, a strain consisted of primary CBD would be the best fit for the job.

Hormone Imbalance is a condition that is more frequently being used with the treatment of marijuana. These imbalances are related to medical conditions like PMS and menopause.  Marijuana works by increasing levels of endocannabinoids that the body stimulates via cannabinoid receptors. Those with menopause often times feel hot flashes, night sweats, period cramps, and sexual dysfunction. A natural method for reducing these symptoms is cannabis compared to traditional hormone replacement therapy treatments that carry lots of side effects and risks.

Stress and anxiety are just a few mental conditions treated by cannabis. Marijuana has been found to have profound effects on several different behavioral and neurological conditions. Cannabis is used to reduce stress, tension, and anxiety. The endocannabinoids which are naturally released by the body contribute to decreasing feelings of tension associated with stress.

ADD/ADHD has also been another popular mental condition treated by cannabis. Often times these medications such as Ritalin can cause severe side effects as well as abusive behavior. CBD and THC have helped these patients immensely.  This is due to its link to the CB1 receptors which create a calming effect. The symptoms most often associated with ADD and ADHD are hyper-impulsivity, panic attacks, depressive tendencies, lack of focusing, OCD, and even tics can be successfully treated by using marijuana.

Urinary Tract Infections can be treated with cannabis by reduce the inflammation associated with UTI’s. Urinary frequency which is a symptom that goes with UTI’s and bladder infections can be treated successfully with cannabis use. The CB2 receptors offer a therapeutic treatment of painful inflammatory bladder diseases.

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