Cannabidiol, or CBD, which has no mind altering effect, has been a potent anticancer fighting agent for a long time. By helping to shut down cellular growth receptors, CBD inhibits tumor growth and production. It can also trigger apoptosis of cancer cells, which is basically cellular suicide of those cells without harming your healthy cells.
Glaucoma is caused by an increase in intraocular pressure. By lowering the IOP (Interoccular Pressure) of the eye, this plant has been used to help treat glaucoma effectively.
Patients with HIV and/or AIDS, can experience many different conditions that can come along with their illness. This wonderful plant can be used to help combat many of those issues like nausea, appetite loss, emotional decline, pain, etc.
Patients with serious illnesses will sometimes end up with wasting syndrome where they beging to deteriorate in mass with lots of weight loss. They find it hard to have an appetitie and to keep weight on. THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) fools the brain into thinking its hungry which helps people with this condition to have an appetite and eat more often.
Pain that is persistent pain of severe intensity that significantly interferes with daily activities as documented by the patient's treating physician can be treated with this plant. No one should have to live in pain every day or be forced to take pills with addictive side effects.
Cyclic vomiting syndrome is a poorly understood phenomenon that causes periods of nausea and vomiting alternating with asymptomatic periods. Symptoms are often associated with migraine headaches, motion sickness, and other side effects.
With CBDs leading the charge in relaxing muscles with antispasmodic properties, medical grade CBD can be an effective treatment for epilepsy and seizures. Scientific research has provided evidence this plant can be an effective treatment for at least a third of the patients who have a traditional drug resistant form of epilepsy, as well as all other patients with seizures. According to research, CBD can reduce motor seizures at a rate of around 36% which compares to leading drugs on the market, however there are no major side effects with CBD.
Patients with MS can experience pain in the back or eyes or circumstances can occur in the back due to head nod or with eye movement. People can also experience tremors, muscle cramping, fatigue, pins and needles, etc. This plant can help to alleviate many of these symptoms when delivered to the body appropriately.
Crohn's disease is an inflammatory condition in the gastrointestinal tract caused by an immuno deficiency. Smptoms of the disease range from mild abdominal pain to more severe cases of bloody diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, and fevers. CBD and THC have been proven through reseacrch studies to not only reduce inflammation but allow people to have full remission of the disease as well. Check this article for more info on the research.
People with PTSD have lower levels of anandamide which is an endogenous cannabinoid compound compared to those who do not have PTSD. All mammals make the compound internally and it triggers the same receptors as THC and CBDs of this magical plant. By allowing the missing endocannabinoids to be replaced with the therapeutic ones from this natural plant the brain is allowed to forget traumatic experiences, and patients are given relief from their memories.
THC and CBD have been shown to be highly effective at relieving neuropathic pain (Jensen, Chen, Furnish & Wallace, 2015) (Baron, 2015) (McDonough, McKenna, McCreary & Downer, 2014). Two major cannabinoids found in cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), activate the two main cannabinoid receptors (CB1 and CB2) of the endocannabinoid system within the body (Fine & Rosenfeld, 2014). These receptors regulate the release of neurotransmitter and central nervous system immune cells to manage pain levels (Woodhams, Sagar, Burston & Chapman, 2015). Click here to read more about the research.
People who enter hospice care are usually experiencing many different symptoms from compounded conditions, but marijuana can play a major role in alleviating many of their issues. This wonderful gift from nature can help ease at hospice patient's discomfort from pain, nausea, insomnia, and many other problems they may have in their final days. Don't allow your loved ones to suffer and be doped with artificial pills.