16 Benefits of Medical Marijuana

August 15, 2020
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Several of the advantages and benefits of medical marijuana include immune function, neuroplasticity, psychological and state of mind policy, vascular health and wellness as well as gastrointestinal function. Research is restricted however studies of the endocannabinoid system suggest benefits may include neuroprotection (in MS, epilepsy, various other activity problems), and also benefit in a number of mood and also anxiousness conditions.

Despite limited scientific studies confirming it may ease symptoms and side effects of many conditions, and scientific research is ongoing, medical marijuana has been gaining momentum in the health and wellness world of holistic and naturopathic practices that have begun to go mainstream, especially as it relates to ailments such as chronic pain and anxiety, and the increasing acceptance of the concept of medical marijuana as a treatment option.

Potential Benefits of Medical Marijuana

Some of the potential and reported benefits from the symptom and/or condition have included:

  1. Chronic Pain Relief
  2. Improved lung capacity
  3. Weight Loss
  4. Managing (even possibly preventing) Diabetes
  5. Treating Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, PTSD
  6. Managing Outbursts in those with Autism
  7. Regulating Seizures
  8. Bone Healing, Strengthening
  10. Glaucoma
  11. Alzheimers, Parkinson’s, Dementia
  12. Multiple Sclerosis
  13. Arthritis
  14. Hepatitis C
  15. Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  16. Alcoholism and Addiction


Cannabis has been used for centuries to treat medical and health conditions naturally, and homeopathically. It’s been long known and used as a medical treatment specifically for nausea and vomiting side effects from chemotherapy. More recently it’s become widely studied and sought after for many other conditions. Despite the stance of the Federal Government, many US States have legalized specific uses of Cannabis in the treatment of medical conditions. Additionally, many have been using CBD products to also help with different conditions and concerns. If you have questions or interests, you should speak with your healthcare provider or stop in and speak to your natural pharmacist or naturopath to learn more.

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