5 Health Benefits Of Marijuana

With the rate of drug abuse, most people believe that Marijuana use is fatal to human life. Almost everything in life has its advantages and disadvantages. When used rightly will only give you the advantages. Marijuana is not an exception to what must not be abused. This is why in most countries, it is against the law to possess, sell or use Marijuana.

Excessive use of Marijuana causes impaired learning, affects mental processing speed, and memory. Some believe it gives inspiration. In this case, I have not got a scientific backup to this believe.

However, scientific studies have proven that Marijuana has numerous health benefits and is a cure for various diseases. And in today's article, we will only list 5 health benefits of Marijuana. 

The below are proven health benefits if Marijuana. 

1. Reduces discomfort caused by arthritis

According to research announced in 2011, Marijuana helps relieve or reduce discomfort and pain for individuals suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. This implies that Marijuana does not cure Arthritis, but it can serve as treatment to discomfort caused by Arthritis.

2. Metabolism improvement and weight loss

Research findings indicate that marijuana helps improve metabolism and sugar digestion. High sugar levels in the body are directly correlated to increased weight and obesity cases. This means Marijuana also helps with weight loss.

3. Reducing negative side effects that are associated with hepatitis C treatment

Hepatitis C treatment process is harsh and makes most people terminating their treatment early. 

The negative side effects include nausea, loss of appetite, fatigue, depression and muscle aches. Marijuana helps reduce these side effects, which can last for months, hence increasing treatment effectiveness. This is one good use of Marijuana.

4. Relaxation of nerves

According to scientific research which shows that after a hectic day or doing a tough task, the use of Cannabis helps in relaxation of nerves. Low doses of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) - the chemical contained in Marijuana – helps in stress reduction. However, excessive use leads to increased anxiety. Which is why many in this case, act restlessly.

5.  It helps in reducing painful symptoms of multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a disease that is characterized by painful muscular contractions. Research has proved that Marijuana helps in easing muscle pain. This means, Marijuana does not treat this disease, but helps in reducing the painful muscular contractions.


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