Marijuana and its effects
Marijuana is a psychoactive drug obtained from the Cannabis plants, this type of drug is used by smoking in general, but it is also used in medical purposes, it gives mental and physical effect to those who are using this type of drug.
The effects of smoking marijuana are being felt after only a few minutes, they last approximate two to maximum six hours. Although, the side effects are not very pleasant, these may include short-term memory loss, dry mouth, red eyes and even impaired motor skills, people who smoke marijuana are getting a high, or stoned feeling, the “red eyes” and paranoia is always present, including anxiety.
Drugs used in medical purposes
For a while, the medical centers started to use marijuana as a solution for pain relief but, a research from 2015 gave us positive results. The researchers tells us that marijuana, also known as cannabinoids, may help them in the future to treat some other types of chronic pain and even neuropathy, a nerve pain.
After using this plant, 70 percent of the people diagnosed with cancer experienced an improvement regarding their pain.
Chronic migraines have been also decreased after using marijuana, but the research into the area of marijuana used in medical purpose is not stopping here. There are still a lot of things that they need to discover in order to help even a bigger part of the population.
The medical marijuana has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a very effective treatment, but it must be used only for rare and severe forms of epilepsy that can not be controlled by any other drugs.
This drug has got the name of Epidiolex, the U.S. Food and Drug Administation approved it in June 2018 and allows the researchers to include a purified form of CBD in it.
Believe it or not, it can treat even sleep issues. Canabo Medical Inc. has discovered a few stains of cannabis that are working 100% of the times. People with this problem can also visit their online website for more information about this.
The amount of cannabis normally used for medicinal purposes is not believed to cause any permanent cognitive impairment in adults, though long-term treatment in adolescents should be weighed carefully as they are more susceptible to these impairments.
Synthetic marijuana, also known as “Fake Weed“, is different from the medical marijuana. The National Institute of Drug Abuse has forbidden the use of it in any medical purpose; it can be very dangerous or even fatal.