Medical Cannabis Use

It is well worth noting that cannabis has a variety of medical uses that are discounted by many in the mainstream medicine profession; for instance, it is the herb that can help prevent the side effects of chemotherapy and rapidly curing cancer. Furthermore, it is the plant extract that has been prescribed since ancient times to help stimulate appetite, as a general tonic, and to help prevent food intake becoming too efficient.

But what about the’s medical uses? In relation to epilepsy it is used to help treat all forms of the condition, including many seizure types. It has been prescribed for use in treating sick, post traumatic stress (PTSD), and muscle spasms, and can also be used to help reduce the effectiveness of steroids and anti-inflammatory medications.

We are talking about a plant here, and if you are having trouble imagining that marijuana can be used to’t just treat conditions that it doesn’t treat, consider for a moment that in the 1960’s, when marijuana was classified as a ‘Schedule 1 controlled substance’ as defined by the United States Controlled Substance Act, marijuana was prescribed to help treat 25% of 10,000 patients seen by physicians. Of course, there has been no change in policy, so in practice, if cannabis is being prescribed for a medical condition, it is being prescribed in the form of medicine, rather than medical marijuana, which is now Schedule 2 or Schedule 3 and is performed in a totally different way and has no medical use.

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Of course, what the general public doesn’t know is that the number of patients who have been allowed to use medical marijuana is actually lower than you might think. What’s further, is that the number of patients who have actually been given access to marijuana rather than prevented from using it is actually higher than you might think. And to make things worse, the marijuana that is being prescribed is of a weaker strain than might be chosen by patients who have a legitimate need for it. Additionally, the amount of THC, the psychoactive component of the plant, which is found in all marijuana, and is essential to the therapeutic properties, is less than the average concentration previously found in prior cannabis.

In short, for all the talk about medical marijuana, it is simply not a safe treatment for any of the conditions for which it is typically used. Instead of forming conclusion about all the clinical uses of marijuana, instead of accepting that marijuana is a safe and effective treatment for conditions for which it is typically used, it would be far better to research and consider the risks and benefits of using a safer and more efficient form of treatment.

There are other risks as there are with every drug development, but the risks associated with marijuana are not as great as the risks associated with the other FDA-approved medications on the market today. In addition, the risks associated with marijuana use or cultivation are really low compared to the risks associated with the other drugs on the market. The potential benefits of medical marijuana are also lower than the benefits of the other drugs on the market.

If you are excessively tired, have a nasty headache, suffer from chronic pain, have losing patience with your children, have moderate to severe stage 2 glaucoma, have liver disease, have cancer, have a known heart or lung disease, have sleepless nights, are not able to sleep, are not interested in sex, do not meet the standards of the major medical institutions or the national research institutions, do not have the time to wait for months or years to see truths and accurate information about medical marijuana then you should seriously consider starting to assess your risks by comparison to the benefits that it offers.

What is more, if you are the type of individual who is not especially interested in using marijuana for any reason, then make sure that you stick to one strain only. This way you eliminate all other risk factors that might otherwise impede your ability to make an informed choice.

What is even more important is that you consider all your other options while you are considering medical marijuana. Do not overlook the fact that you have other options available to you such as a natural form of treatment. They exist and they can be just as successful as medical marijuana.