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Cannabis Medical Uses

Cannabis Medical Uses

What Are the Cannabis Medical Uses?

Until recently, modern society has viewed cannabis simply as an illegal recreational drug. However, in recent decades and thanks to various research studies, the use of marijuana for medical purposes has gained momentum.

Although few treatments have been approved by the FDA for the use of medical marijuana, every day more and more people claim to take advantage of its therapeutic properties. There are many benefits of cannabis as an alternative therapy for the relief of a variety of ailments, even for the treatment of addictions to other substances. If you are looking for options on your road to drug or alcohol recovery, it is essential that you learn more about cannabis medical uses, so you know if this alternative is the best for you.

Top-5 FAQs About Cannabis Medical Uses

  1. How Medical Marijuana Works?

The body's endocannabinoid system regulates a variety of functions, including organs and systems like the cardiovascular and central nervous systems. These functions are regulated by cannabinoids generated by the body. Cannabis possesses plant cannabinoids that act in the same way when consumed. This allows people with controlled marijuana intake to relieve a variety of ailments resulting from their medical conditions.

  1. Which Conditions Medical Marijuana Treats?

The main cannabinoids in marijuana are CBD and THC. Both have various anti-inflammatory, anxiolytic, and analgesic properties, among others. Among the different conditions in which the use of medical cannabis can help are:

  • Alzheimer's
  • Crohn's disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • Mental health conditions
  • Stress
  • Chronic pain
  • Seizures
  • Spasms
  • Sclerosis
  • Cancer
  1. Can Cannabis Help with Substance Addiction?

There are different studies in which the use of cannabis as an alternative to stopping dependence on hard drugs has given satisfactory results. For example, in an investigation in Paulo, Brazil, 68% of the patients stopped using crack using cannabis as an alternative therapy. Among the great benefits reported by patients are that marijuana helps them to control different effects generated by stopping consumption, such as craving, anxiety, pain, and compulsion to consume.

  1. Does Medical Cannabis Produce the "High"?

Keep in mind that of the two main cannabinoids, THC is the one that produces the psychoactive effects. Today there are great advances in the marijuana industry, especially in genetic management for the creation of hybrid strains with different concentrations of CBD and THC. Most medical cannabis strains have minimal THC concentrations, so they do not produce psychoactive effects.

  1. What is the Recommended Dosage of Consumption?

The use of marijuana for therapeutic purposes depends on several factors. Keep in mind that each person has different health conditions, so the varieties and doses of consumption of therapeutic cannabis change according to the case. The ideal is always to have medical supervision. For example, if you are eligible for medicinal use, and you decide to use plant-assisted therapy for your recovery from drugs, our specialized doctor will do a thorough evaluation. This will allow him to recommend different strains and methods of use, as well as prescribe the proper dosages for your condition.

Trust the Experts

If you are eligible and want to enjoy the incredible therapeutic properties of cannabis on your road to recovery from drugs or alcohol, we are ready to support you. The Heavenly Center is the recovery center pioneering the use of CAT (Cannabis Assisted Treatment), and we're ready to help you get the most out of it while regaining your full life with our top-of-the-line outpatient treatments. Contact the Heavenly Center for the best outpatient addiction treatment in all of California.

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