Marijuana :Popularly known as weed, kush, mary jane, blunt etc is a green, brown or gray mix of dried, crumbled parts from the marijuana plant. It can be rolled up and smoked like a cigarette or cigar or smoked in a pipe. Sometimes people mix it in food or inhale it using a vaporizer. Marijuana can cause problems with memory, learning, and behavior. Smoking marijuana lowers pressure inside the eyes, a problem linked to Glaucoma.
Smoking marijuana can cause coughing and breathing problems as smoking cigarettes.There are over 400 chemicals in marijuana. The chemical that causes intoxication or the high. Some people get addicted to marijuana after using it for a while. It is more likely to happen if they use marijuana every day, or started using it at a very early stage.
Marijuana smokers have poorer memories and mental aptitude than do non-smokers. It is best to cook marijuana or eat it rather than smoking it. Recent studies on young adults that smoke marijuana, found abnormalities in the brain related to emotion, motivation and decision-making.
Some say because marijuana is a plant, it is natural and harmless. But it is not. Hemlock which is a poisonous plant, is also natural but it can kill. Another thing to know is that burning dried leaves/buds and inhaling the smoke into your lungs is definitely not natural and like smoking cigarettes, can be harmful to your body.
Medical Uses of Marijuana.
As for the medical uses of marijuana, it contains another chemical called cannibidiol CBD. This is the substance most often associated with creating medical benefits. CBD does not cause a high
Uses Of Medical Marijuana
Medical Marijuana can be used to treat and prevent the eye disease
It treats inflammatory bowel diseases.
It helps the human metabolism.
It helps to calm effect on the immune system
It lessens side effects from treating hepatitis C and increases treatment effectiveness.
It helps to ease different types of chronic pain, including pain from nerve damage.
It helps people who do not eat enough and lose weight due to other illnesses, such as HIV/AIDS and cancer.
Marijuana protects the brain after a stroke.
Medical Marijuana also relieves
Inflammatory bowel disease.
Lack of energy.
racing heart rate.
psychological side effects
This medication should therefore be used with caution for persons who have a mental-health diagnosis, particularly:
When prescribed for those people, the individual is usually under the care of a psychiatrist. In states where medical marijuana is legal, you need a doctor’s report to get the drug. It must explain that you need it to treat a medical condition or to ease side effects.