Nowadays, you shouldn’t be surprised if a doctor gives you a marijuana prescription for your ailment. Researchers have discovered a lot of marijuana’s healing properties through their research on medicinal marijuana and new uses continue to be discovered. Most of the medicinal marijuana drugs come from CBD extracts but patients can also use unprocessed marijuana to treat some diseases or improve symptoms. The ability to control HIV and helping women in dealing with menstrual cramps are some of the latest medicinal marijuana discoveries.
Even after the introduction of ARVs, HIV related deaths are still high in some countries. People living with HIV today are more likely to have more inflammatory problems than low immune as it was before the introduction of modern ARVs. Inflammations in the brain and in the white blood cells are very common in people living with HIV because their immune system is always fighting off opportunistic diseases. It is proven by research that CBD in marijuana help people living with HIV to maintain their cognitive function by activating cannabinoids receptors that restrain inflammations in the brain.
Nowadays, medicinal marijuana is also being used to relieve period cramps. The period when women experience period cramps is some days before menstruation all the way to the end of the menstruation period. Period cramps are similar to the contraction that women experience during labor but they are caused by uterus contractions and their pain is mild. To lelieve the cramps, women can apply research proven THC muscle relaxant on the contraction area or through smoking. Period pains can also be reduced with the use of marijuana tampons that enhance the absorption of cannabinoids through the vaginal walls.
Opioid addicts who find themselves back into addiction even after escaping it for some time can greatly benefit from medicinal marijuana. One way of escaping drugs addictions with less challenges is by slowly stopping the use of the drug by minimizing the amounts you take per day up to the time when you will feel that the body have become used to low drug levels. When battling addition, you can use less harsh drugs like marijuana for a smooth transition.
Apart from helping you when fighting addiction, cannabis can also reverse the damage done by some Opioids like heroine. Marijuana can reverse the damage done to glutamate transmitter system by heroine and return your decisions making capability through enhancing the release of Serotonin. CBD in medicinal marijuana is also be used to reduce highness caused by THC and also reverse its effects on the short term memory and increased paranoia.