Summarized from a number of sources, the content of Tetrahidrokanibinol (THC) substance in it is claimed to be one of 400 chemicals that can cause the effects of mood swings.
However, marijuana is included in the list of illegal drugs whose use and distribution are regulated by law. Although it is a kind of drug, marijuana is not known as a medicine. He is more in the ranks of a kind of narcotics, detail Sarasota Marijuana Doctors
Cannabis is usually consumed in the form of cigarettes or eaten. There is also a mixture with liquor and / or other narcotics. To what extent are the benefits and dangers?
Benefits of marijuana in the health field
1. Calming anxiety
A number of researchers from Harvard Medical School said marijuana has an effect that can help calm one’s anxiety. Of course, with this note it is only applicable with the use of right dose marijuana. If consumed high doses it is even dangerous, more information Doctors in Florida
2. Treating epilepsy
Virginia Commonwealth University once delivered a research that cannabis can be used to stop epileptic seizures. However, research is still being done on animals, not yet tested in humans.
3. Slows Alzheimer’s
Research Scripss Research Institute never reported marijuana can slow the Alzheimer’s disease that attacks the brain. The report is published in the journal Molecular Pharmaceutics.
4. Cancer drugs
A study published in the journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics has revealed that the substance cannabidiol (CBD) present in cannabis can ‘kill’ the ‘Id-1’ gene that cancer cells use to spread throughout the body, information Florida Marijuana Doctors
5. Reduce symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis
The content of cannabidiol in cannabis is called to reduce the symptoms and pain caused by multiple sclerosis or disease that attacks the central nerves, such as the brain nerve, spinal cord and optic nerve. It was published in a research report published in the journal Canadian Medical Association.
6. Overcoming Parkinson’s disease
Research on the benefits of cannabis continues to be done. One of the reports published medPage Today for example, has reported marijuana can be used to overcome tremors and improve motor skills in parkison patients.
7. Treating colitis
Research by the University of Nottingham in 2010 once revealed chemicals in marijuana, including THC and cannabidiol interact with cells in the body that play an important role in bowel function and immune response.
The effects or dangers of using marijuana
1. Hallucinations and loss of control
This is the most widely known cannabis effect. Consuming marijuana will cause hallucinations, euphoria, and loss of one’s control. This is what makes marijuana then banned because it is very dangerous, especially young people.
2. Can be addictive
Although there is a doubt about this, marijuana however has the content of addictive substances that can cause dependence. Even if continued to be consumed every day can lead to an overdose.
3. Lung problems
Users of marijuana will be faced with lung problems, especially breathing. Consumption of three or four marijuana butts is just as dangerous as consuming 20 cigarette butts. Steady health has reported, marijuana is considered more at risk of causing lung disorders than cigarettes.
4. Disturbance of production system
Some studies reveal that marijuana consumption in men will reduce sperm count. In women will make irregular menstrual cycles.
5. Mental illness
At the most severe levels, from loss of control, or hallucinations, excessive use of marijuana will make a person experience mental disorders.
When cannabis creates an addiction, people will do anything to get it. For those who have a lot of money will spend his wealth, while for those who can not afford to be criminal.
7. Go to jail
Due to illegal marijuana, marijuana users will be arrested and processed by law. The punishment for those caught possessing marijuana can be prosecuted for at least four years.