We’ve always heard the tabloids say that Marijuana is bad for health and smoking weed is bad for you. It has also been banned in several countries due to its psychoactive effects. There are actually several health benefits of consuming cannabis or marijuana. These are the reasons why countries are also lifting the ban on cannabis.
Here are 10 things we didn’t know about bremerton cannabis dispensary, or simply the medical benefits of Cannabis
- Slows down the process of spreading of cancer cells
In a Molecular Cancer Therapeutics journal, a report was published that claimed that the compound Cannabidiol, found in Cannabis has the ability to stop the gene ID-1 by turning it off.
- Prevents Alzheimer’s disease
THC, is an active ingredient present in marijuana which slows the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. This was found in a study led by Kim Janda of the Scripps Research Institute. THC works by slowing the formation of amyloid plaques.These plaques kill the brain cells, and could potentially lead to Alzheimer’s.
- Helps in treatment of Glaucoma
Marijuana can be used to treat Glaucoma, the condition that increases the pressure in the eyeball, injuring the optic nerve while causing loss of vision. According to National Eye Institute, marijuana lowers the pressure inside the eye, and helps prevent blindness.
- Soothes Anxiety
In a 2010 study in Harvard it was found that Marijuana positively helps in reducing anxiety among patients.
- Helps in reducing tremors of Parkinson’s disease
Researchers from Israel found that the consumption of Marijuana helps in soothing the tremors that come with the condition called Parkinson’s disease by temporarily numbing the nervous system.
- Improve symptoms of Lupus
Lupus is an auto-immune disease and the consumption of Marijuana reduces the pain and nausea for the patients.
- Protects brain after stroke
In a University of Nottingham study it was found that cannabis helps by reducing the size of the area at which the stroke has occurred, thus protecting it.
- Treat inflammatory bowel diseases
Studies suggest that inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis could benefit from marijuana use.
- Helps with PTSD
Many US veterans were given cannabis to help treat their post-traumatic stress disorder
- Help with Crohn’s Disease
Cannabis may be helpful with curing Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disorder that causes pain, diarrhea, weight loss, and more.