5 diseases that can be treated with marijuana

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Position in the eyes of medical marijuana is still controversial. Much research has been uncovering the benefits of cannabis as one of the medicinal plants that can be used to treat several diseases. But on the other hand the study also showed that smoking marijuana can lead to heart and respiratory problems, can even lead to death.

Even so, through trial and research experts found that marijuana can be used as medicine to treat and cure some diseases. Marijuana is claimed to have a better effect than the drug used to treat the following five disease,
 
1. ADHD
ADHD is one of the child's condition is too hyperactive and difficult to focus and concentrate them. Your doctor will usually prescribe Ritalin to children with ADHD. Ritalin is known to have side effects such as diarrhea, headache, difficulty sleeping, and abdominal pain. Obviously this would be very disruptive children, especially researchers also found that the number of children who are dying because of the use of Ritalin in the long run.

Meanwhile, Dr. David Bearman, a marijuana researcher explained that marijuana is more effective to cope with ADHD. Substances in marijuana will increase dopamine in children. This effect is similar to Ritalin, but do not give bad side effects for children such drugs. This is because although the effect is the same as Ritalin, marijuana has different ways of working and more natural.

2. Cancer
Medically, stages aplenty to treat cancer. Starting from chemotherapy, taking drugs, radiation, and more. Costs incurred for the treatment of cancer also not exactly little. But researchers have found that marijuana is effective for use against cancer.

Researchers know that the cancer cells are very responsive to marijuana. Cancer cells will soon die if exposed to marijuana. Even if the cancer is located in different places, including the brain. lung, and breast, it can be 'captured by cannabis therapy. This is because the substance in marijuana called ceramide will immediately make contact with VEGF, a substance in the body associated with tumor growth. When ceramide on VEGF, cancer cells will die immediately and does not affect healthy cells.

3. Epilepsy
People who have epilepsy are usually given anti-epileptic drugs. This is considered sufficient and able to overcome the ill person. Though these drugs have bad side effects such as depression, hallucinations, and coma, and can lead to death.

On the other hand, cannabis can provide the same effect for the treatment of epilepsy without harmful side effects. A study revealed that cannabimimetic can eliminate seizures in epilepsy effectively. Substances in marijuana seizures will stop by activating the CB1 receptors in the body, and does not cause severe side effects.

4. Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is one of the special conditions of the newly discovered by researchers. However, this condition becomes more common recently. Fibromyalgia is a pain in the muscles throughout the body. But the disease is not categorized as an autoimmune disease.

The study revealed that the use of cannabis to treat this disease 95 percent effective. Approximately 62 percent of patients who use marijuana for the treatment of this disease is even claimed to be very effective compared to other drugs such as Duloxetine, Pregabalin, and others.

5. Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
This disease is a chronic disease of the central nervous system, the brain and nervous tissue. So far, the doctor uses a fairly popular drug to treat multiple sclerosis (MS). MS drug works by holding the white blood cells that do not strike a nerve.

Meanwhile, a study has revealed that marijuana effects effective to relieve pain and prevent infection of the brain. Marijuana also can protect the spinal marrow and prevent inflammation in MS.

Those are some diseases that is more effective if taken care of using marijuana as compared with a conventional drug. Even so, it does not mean that marijuana can be used directly without the supervision of a doctor to cure the above diseases. Cannabis is used for treatment may have undergone a process that eliminates the adverse effects of marijuana on the body, or through a treatment that can only be performed by paramedics.