There are reasons that may make the doctor recommend medical marijuana for his or her patients. It is known that marijuana makes the user feel relaxed, restore appetite and also it is a pain reliever for those who undergo a lot of pain. There are several symptoms that may occur on a patient that will force the doctor to recommend marijuana and also some diseases that can be treated by it.
Glaucoma is an eye disease and some doctors and health scientist say that marijuana can treat these disease. Glaucoma increases pressure in the eyeball which in turn damages the optic nerve in the long run disabling vision. Some research done by an eye institute in 1970 concluded that marijuana reduces pressure inside the eye. Smoking marijuana reduces or prevents disease from spreading very fast.
Health To Lungs
For those people who smoke tobacco put their lungs at highest risk of contracting lung cancer. Marijuana does the opposite of tobacco by reversing the carcinogenic effect which is caused by tobacco. Marijuana helps a lot to increase lung capacity which is a key function in breathing.
Prevents Cancer Spread
Chemicals that are found in marijuana have been proven by research to prevent cancer from spreading fast is non-infected areas in the body. Marijuana has a chemical known as cannabinol which helps stop a gene known has Id-1 which multiply very fast and spread highly so cannabinol stops its speed.
In order to relieve pain and nausea medical marijuana is prescribed. For those who undergo chemotherapy especially cancer hit people. A doctor prescribes a small dosage so that it may act as a mood controller of the patient. It is easy to treat a patient who does not have a high anxiety because panic will not crop in.
Reduces Side Effect Of Treating Hepatitis C
When treating hepatitis c is done it leaves a lot of side effects to the patient. It is mostly harsh and some of the negative side effects it leaves are fatigue, nausea, muscles aches, loss of appetite and depression. In all of these side effects, medical marijuana has proven to overcome those all like during depression marijuana helps to relax the patient, loss of appetite marijuana helps to increase the appetite of the patient. Medical marijuana helps hepatitis c patients to finish their treatment because all the pain they experience is covered and reduced by medical marijuana.
Treatment Of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.
Marijuana helps a lot in treating diseases that act on the walls of the stomach and intestines. Marijuana has chemicals like cannabidiol which mix the cells of the human body and help to immunize the walls from being acted on by ulcerative colitis. There are compound that weaken these walls making them permeable letting in bacteria that cause a problem in the stomach and intestine. The cannabinoids in marijuana help to prevent permeability of any bacteria and help to strengthen the cells bond.