Medical marijuana is the name given to the cannabis and cannabinoids that are recommended by doctors for the treatment of numerous conditions or ailments. Medical marijuana is usually defined as the medical use of the cannabis sativa or cannabis indica which helps to relieve the symptoms or treat the deadly medical countries.
It has been used medically for centuries and until the early of the 1900s as the medical substitute, however after that, it has been banned in most parts of the world. The medical benefits associated with it are the major reason behind the legalization of marijuana in various part of the world as they are widely used all over the world under the legal framework for various medical purposes.
Over the years the list of a medical condition to be treated with intake of marijuana has grown by leaps and bounds and with continuous. And with continuous research processes, the recommendation for marijuana has steadily increased. It is now used to treat medical conditions like asthma, cancer, Alzheimer’s, Glaucoma, Arthritis and more. Many of the diagnoses used by patients and doctors are legitimate and the people who use marijuana have found a lot of relief from the use of marijuana.
The marijuana is derivates of hemp plants as it contains hundreds of cannabinoids and each of them has a different effect on the patient’s body. It has been legalized in Canada and Namaste is one of the legalized producer and seller of related products and accessories.
Medical uses and emerging researches on off-label uses are mentioned below
a. Help deal with obesity by reducing weight
According to the studies it has been proven that on average the consumers of medical marijuana are thinner than that of non-user. It is also believed that weed doesn’t make one hungry rather it intensifies the taste buds. Medically, marijuana helps to regulate the body’s production of insulin and which further helps to manage the caloric intake of the human body thus helping in overall weight loss.
b. Treat depression as it induces happiness
The world is experiencing an increased rate on the count of people suffering from depression and it is the most common yet least talked about mental illness. There is no definitive proof that medical cannabis can treat depression but the study report suggests it does. Cannabis is known to increase the happy hormone or serotonin level in the body which therefore acts as an anti-depressant and therefore has proven to be incredibly effective.
c. Prevents and regulate diabetes
According to the medical reports, it has been believed that medical marijuana is really effective at helping to treat as well as completely prevent diabetes. The intake of marijuana in any of the form either by smoking it using pipe, bongs, using a vaporizer or with edibles helps the body regulate its insulin production as well as the overall body weight.
d. Prevents the medical condition of Alzheimer
Earlier it has been believed that medical condition like Alzheimer is a cognitive illness which is completely unavoidable. However, recent studies have shown that medical marijuana contains THC which helps to remove toxic plaque found in the brains of those suffering from Alzheimer. As a result consumption of marijuana helps slow the process and offers a better and longer life to the people’s suffering.