8 Secrets Of Medical Marijuana The Medical Establishment Don’t Want You To Know

8 Secrets of Medical Marijuana

Justine Alford at iflscience.com wrote a great in-depth article about the benefits of medical marijuana.  I’ll spare you the technical jargon but basically she highlights these benefits:

1. Stimulates Appetites

Yes the munchies can be good for you, especially if you have cancer or other diseases that zap your natural appetite.

2. Controls Nausea and Vomiting

Once again, for people with disease or very sensitive stomach’s like I do, weed can help reduce or flat out eliminate nausea and vomiting.

3. Pain Relief

Common bodily pains like back pain, can be reduced with marijuana.

4. Glaucoma

Marijuana can actually increase the blood flow to the eye which helps to reduce the pressure on the eye that comes from Glaucoma.

5. Epilepsy

One of the more well-known and promising effects of marijuana is the reduction of seizures.  Many high-profile cases have been documented in which children’s seizures have been reduced by 60-90 percent.  More research is still needed though.

6. Muscle Tension and Spasms

There are conflicting studies showing that people with Multiple Sclerosis report having  their muscle stiffness reduced after taking marijuana.

7. Auto-immune Disease

This is in the early stages of research as well, but just like muscle tension and spasms, there are some very promising studies showing that marijuana can actually improve individuals suffering from arthritis and MS.

8. Anti-tumor Properties

There have been studies after studies showing the anti-tumor properties of marijuana and their effects on individuals.

Read more: http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/medical-marijuana-what%E2%80%99s-it-good

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