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Marijuana and Cancer Symptoms

Cannabis may relieve some cancer symptoms and some side effects of cancer treatment

A few research studies of smoked marijuana discovered that it can be valuable in treating queasiness and vomiting, a common cancer symptom and even more so, a common side effect from cancer chemotherapy.

Some studies have actually discovered that breathed in (smoked or vaporized) cannabis can be helpful treatment of  neuropathic pain (discomfort triggered by damaged nerves).

Smoked cannabis has actually also helped improve food intake in HIV patients in studies.
There are no studies in people of the results of marijuana oil or hemp oil.

cancer symptoms and side effects of treatment

Studies and Research on the Effect of Medical Marijuana on Cancer Symptoms and Side Effects

Studies have actually long shown that individuals who took marijuana extracts in scientific trials tended to require less discomfort medication. The discomfort, on of many cancer symptoms and a side effect of cancer treatment takes on many forms, from pain to nausea, to unease, stress, and depression.

More recently, scientists reported that THC and other cannabinoids such as CBD slow development and/or cause death in specific kinds of cancer cells growing in lab dishes. Some animal research studies likewise recommend particular cannabinoids might slow growth and minimize spread of some forms of cancer.

There have actually been some early clinical trials of cannabinoids in dealing with cancer in human beings and more research studies are planned. While the studies up until now have actually shown that cannabinoids can be safe in dealing with cancer, they do not show that they help manage or cure the illness.

Depending on cannabis alone as treatment while preventing or postponing conventional healthcare for cancer might have major health repercussions.

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