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Medical uses of Marijuana

In the world, the most used drug is cannabis, also known as ‘joint’ or marijuana among other names. It is obtained a hemp plant, and the part that mainly produces it is the flowers, and some of it been produced in the leaves, seeds and stem of the hemp plant.There are chemical compounds that are in high concentration in the leaves and flowers of the hemp plant which include cannabinoids.

When joint is taken by mouth; it can be utilized for health reasons. The medical joint can be obtained in chemists or hospitals that are authorized to sell it. Even if these licensed pharmacies and hospitals have been granted permission to sell the drug, they are still required to have a limited distribution due to certain requirements of the law.Before you are allowed to buy these drugs, you will first need a prescription from a doctor. The prescription must include a recommendation from a doctor and the ailment you are suffering from that need treatment through the medical use of marijuana.

The first ailment that marijuana can treat and prevent is glaucoma. Glaucoma is a condition that is caused by the accumulation of excess fluids in the front part of the eye leading to high pressure that damages the optic nerves of the eye. If not treated, glaucoma can lead to loss of vision.So, physicians may advise patients with glaucoma to smoke marijuana as it minimizes their intraocular pressure. Consequently, the effects of marijuana reduce the development of glaucoma and also prevents loss of vision.
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Secondly, marijuana is taken by cancer patients to reduce nausea and vomiting that are caused by chemotherapeutic chemicals that are used in the cancer treatment. Some studies show that some chemical compounds in marijuana can reduce the development of certain types of cancer cells and the spread of some forms of cancer. Besides, medical doctors may prescribe marijuana to AIDS patients to fight off pain nausea and weight loss. The drug also assists them in increasing their appetite, and for that reason, they gain weight.
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Apart from decreasing pain, nausea and weight loss, marijuana can be used by people who undergo kidney transplant to weaken their immune system and reduce the chances of kidney transplant rejection.

In conclusion, studies show that marijuana can be used to regulate epileptic seizures and minimize the symptoms of a severe seizure condition. Doctors who advise patients to use this drug for this purpose, say that the chemical compound known as cannabidiol regularly interact with the brain cells to reduce the severe activities in the brain that cause these seizures.