Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids

Purported uses of medicated cannabis

  • Pain: Clinical studies show that a patient can relieve the Pain associated with neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and rheumatoid arthritis by consuming Cannabis.
  • Glaucoma: According to the current studies, it is not recommended to consume Cannabis for glaucoma as it can be harmful.
  • Spasticity: Cannabinoids have reduced spasticity in patients.
  • Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and vomiting: The sensation of Nausea and Vomiting due to Chemotherapy is reduced by cannabis
  • Sleep: There is currently no evidence to prove that Cannabis is helpful for sleep disorders.
  • Appetite Stimulant: There is currently no evidence to prove that Cannabis is helpful for an appetite stimulant.
  • Cancer treatment: Studies have shown that Cannabis is not the cure for cancer, but it can certainly reduce the Pain associated with it.
  • Epilepsy: The consumption of CBD reduces the number of seizures a patient faces.
  • Use with children: Only a few studies have been carried out with the use of medical Cannabis and Cannabinoid in adolescents and children.