With the world going green so will our treatment as well. The absence of chemical substances or little traces for that matter will characterize medicine in the coming future. One interesting research that has puzzled many in the medical field is the use of medical marijuana. Below are some of the highlights of the diseases that this plant has helped manage and cure.
Medical marijuana can help treat and prevent glaucoma. One of the eye diseases that can cause total or partial blindness is Glaucoma. The diseas causes blindness by increasing eyeball pressure. Medical marijuana has the opposite effect of the diseases by reducing pressure in the eyeball. Progression of the disease is slowed down by the use of the plant thus reversing and preventing blindness.
Tobacco has had such a negative side effect to people who enjoy smoking. The reversal of the effects of marijuana is now possible with medical marijuana. Studies have shown that using tobacco decrease lung capacity but taking marijuana has the opposite effect of increasing lung capacity. The reverese effects is as a results of deep puffs when taking it and not because of any of its constituents.
The drug can also benefit those who suffer from seizure. This is because it promotes relaxation and the brain cells that tend to be excited when one is having seizures are the candidate to certain chemicals from marijuana. It causes relaxation by helping to bind to those excited cells.
This plant is also helpful to patients who are ailing from cancer. This is because using it helps cancer cells to not spread throughout the body. Marijuana is also used for these patients because it helps to manage anxiety. It does this by suppressing vomit and relieving pain and that is why it is helpful to these patients.
Hepatitis C is another disease that can benefit from this plant. The side effect of the treatment associated with this disease is significantly reduced. Such side effects may include but not limited to nausea, fatigue and vomiting. Additionally; patients who consumed it while on treatment for the disease increased the effectiveness of the treatment.
Medical marijuana can also help in increasing concentration. Increased concentration boosts creativity and it helps in coming up with concepts and ideas. People with short term memory loss can benefit from it. The improvement of brain function is another benefit of the plant which has also helped people suffering from marijuana.
All the benefits of medical marijuana can not be enumerated but it is definitely one worth considering if it can help with the treatment of what you are ailing with.