Medicinal Cannabis Benefits

Cancer

Chemotherapy agents used cancer treatments are among the most powerful and toxic chemicals in medicine. These medicines attack healthy cells as well as cancer cells and can cause acute nausea and retching. Cannabis has shown great promise in alleviating these conditions when used before, during and after chemotherapy procedures

Pain Management

The most promising evidence of pain relief comes from three controlled studies of patients w with severe pain that had not responded to normal treatment. The studies found that cannabinoids had moderate analgesic effects without the side effects of opiates, appetite, mood and sleep issues were also improved.

HIV/AIDS

Pharmaceuticals associated with treating this disease are known for their dramatic side effects and debilitating nausea. Many people with HIV and AIDS use cannabis to increase appetite, reduce nausea and achieve a feeling of well being. Many claim the combination drug therapy would not be tolerable without the use of cannabis.

Cannabis has effective therapeutic properties and benefits which include assisting people with appetite stimulation, nausea suppression, pain relief, stress relief, and mild sedative, anti-epileptic, anti-spasmodic and anti-depressant.

Fibro myalgia

This is a frequently diagnosed condition with 80% of sufferers being women. People report cannabis relieves symptoms which include muscle aches, fatigue, sleeping problems, chemical sensitivities and memory loss.

Glaucoma

Smoking cannabis has been proven to considerably lower intra-ocular pressure and can also slow the progression of the disease.

Multiple Sclerosis

Cannabis is well known for its ability to relieve many of the symptoms associated with MS, in some cases it helps to slow down the onslaught of the disease. Major clinical trials in Britain have shown favorable outcomes by the use of cannabis preparations.