Nowadays, you shouldn’t be surprised if a doctor gives you a marijuana prescription for your ailment. A lot of marijuana’s healing properties have been discovered through intensive research about medicinal research and the list of new discoveries is still increasing. Most of the medicinal marijuana drugs come from CBD extracts but patients can also use unprocessed marijuana to treat some diseases or improve symptoms. Some of the latest medicinal marijuana discoveries includes its ability to control HIV and also helping women deal with menstrual cramps
Deaths caused by HIV are still high in some countries even after the introduction of ARVs. 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. People with HIV are prone to inflammations in the brain and their white blood cells because their immune system is always busy fighting opportunistic diseases. People living with HIV can now maintain their cognitive function because research shows that CBD in marijuana activates inflammation inhibitive cannabinoid receptors that inhibit inflammations in the brain.
Medicinal marijuana is also being used to relieve period cramps today. Period cramps happen some days before menstruation and continue even during the menstruation period. Uterus contractions that are similar to mild labor contractions that women experience before delivery are the main cause of period cramps. To relieve the cramps, women can apply a cream of THC in the contraction area or smoke marijuana to relieve the cramps because research have shown that THC is a muscle relaxtant. Period pains can also be reduced with the use of marijuana tampons that enhance the absorption of cannabinoids through the vaginal walls.
People who are always trying to run away from addictions but always fall back can benefit from medicinal marijuana. Escaping drugs addiction abruptly is very difficult but addicts can stop using a drug by slowly reducing its daily dosage up to the point when they will fell that their body is 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. By enhancing the release of Serotonin, marijuana can reverse the damage done by heroine to the glutamate transmitter and return you decision making capability to normal. Highness caused by THC as well as the increased paranoia and destruction of the short term memory can also be reversed by CBD found in medicinal marijuana.