How Seniors can benefit from Medical Marijuana
Additionally, it can ease pain. studies have demonstrated that CBD could be a viable treatment for seizures, muscle spasms inflammation as well as sleep disorders and anxiety. The benefit for CBD products is that they could have different ratios of THC (or absolutely none) and allow users to benefit from medical marijuana but with none of the mind-altering effects. The majority of people associate marijuana with smoking, however, the need for safer and more precise delivery methods has led to creation of novel therapeutic applications such as edibles, oils, pills and topical Ointments.
This is how medical marijuana may help Senior's medical conditions
CancerCancer is the general name that is given to a collection of related diseases. These diseases are characterized by the development of abnormal cells that divide uncontrollably. These abnormal cells have the ability to infiltrate, spread throughout the body, thereby destroying normal body tissues.
Marijuana is helpful in treating nausea and vomiting from cancer chemotherapy. Inhaled (smoked or vaporized) marijuana is helpful treatment of neuropathic pain (pain caused by damaged nerves). It also helped improve food intake in HIV patients in studies.
Eye pressure or intraocular pressure (IOP) refers to the fluid pressure inside the eye. High pressure in the eye may be a risk factor for glaucoma, or may be caused by inflammation, medications, or genetic factors. It tends to increase with age. Pressure in the eye may need to be reduced during or following certain kinds of eye surgery.
Cannabis is a useful and effective anti-inflammatory and also reduce inner eye pressure.
A migraine isn’t just a headache. It’s a severe headache with extreme pain that also often includes sensory symptoms like blind spots or seeing flashes of light before it happens. People may also experience tingling in their extremities, light and sound sensitivity, nausea and vomiting before or during a migraine.
Cannabis provides relief from the pain and discomfort and reduces the frequency of their headaches.
Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints which causes pain and several other symptoms usually affecting the aging population.
Arthritis is caused by the inflammation of the joint tissue, and cannabis is known as a great anti-inflammatory agent (pain killing properties). CBD topically can relieve inflammation as well as pain in conditions connected to arthritis. Early CBD treatment can prevent pain and nerve damage in osteoarthritic joints.
Back pain can be experienced in the lower or upper back, and can be acute or chronic. It can be caused by pulling a muscle or experiencing a spasm, a slipped disk, arthritis or sciatica.
Marijuana contains analgesic compounds (pain-relieving) and anti-inflammatory properties that can help relieve pain.