The Benefits of Medicinal Marijuana
While some people choose to think marijuana is a recreational drug, medicinal marijuana helps a vast amount of individuals around the universe that deals with their everyday life crisis from high risk diseases to emotional stability. Through years of studying patients along with the evolution of scientific research; marijuana has been proven to have an enormous positive influence on the patients that have chosen to indulge in the drug. The most important reason people depend on medicinal marijuana is it relieves the patient of the side effects of diseases because it helps take the chronic pain away. Marijuana can be very effective in treating a number of illnesses and diseases.
Medicinal Marijuana is a major asset to various individuals from high risk diseases to emotional stability. The use of marijuana is used widely within individuals that have the virus of HIV to the diseases of cancer, glaucoma, multiple sclerosis (MS) along with a long list of other medical conditions. After decades of doing research scientists have found how marijuana contributes to various diseases; marijuana helps AIDS patients by reducing pain, muscle spasms, nausea, vomiting and stress. It also helps the patient with their appetites and their sleeping patterns. The benefits of marijuana among cancer patients are that the drug prevents the spread of breast cancer; the drug reduces tumors along with the killing of cancer cells that are related to brain cancer. In a Multiply Sclerosis patient marijuana aids the consumer by limiting pain and spasticity; it also temporary relieves unsteadiness in the patient, (Fradella, 2011).
Despite the limited amount of data available on the use of medicinal marijuana in the general population, it has been suggested that persons with the HIV/AIDS are the largest group of medicinal marijuana users in both Canada and the United States. (Joy, 1999).
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