There are subjects in our school that can stir up stronger emotions among doctors, researchers, scientists, policymakers, and even the public than medical marijuana. The most common question asked on this topic is that is it really safe? Should it be legal? And is that this substance is just a ploy to legalize it in general?
This substance – Marijuana is currently legal in some states specifically in 29 states – in Washington, DC. The substance is used for medical purposes or even recreational purposes. One of the most common uses of this substance in the United States is for pain control and while this substance is not strong enough in terms of severe pain like for post-surgical pain or a broken bone, it is still quite effective for the chronic pain and other health problems that plague millions of people, especially for the people who are aged. Smokeyscannabislounge offers some in-depth insights on marijuana.
One part of this substance allure is that it is safer compare to opiates, and it is impossible to overdose on and far less addictive. Besides, it can take the place the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or commonly known as NSAIDs such as Advil or Aleve, if people can not take them due to problems with their ulcer, kidney, or GERD.
Specifically, and scientifically, this substance appears to ease the pain of multiple sclerosis and nerve pain, in general, which is an area where few other options exist such as Neurontin, Lyrica, or Opiates that are highly sedating. Most patients claim that this substance allows them to resume in their previous activities without getting the feeling of completely out of it and disengaged.
Furthermore, this substance is said to be a fantastic muscle relaxant and people swear by its ability to lessen tremors like for Parkinson’s diseases. According to studies or research, it is quite successfully used for endometriosis, interstitial cystitis, fibromyalgia, and most other conditions where the final common pathway is chronic pain.