Weed and mental health – everything you should know

Weed and mental health – everything you should know

The cannabis plant contains more than 500 identified chemical constituents. More than 100 of them are cannabinoids. Medical marijuana uses the cannabis plant or its basic chemicals to treat a whole bunch of different diseases and conditions. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are the main chemicals used in medicine. When cannabinoids enter the human body, they start interacting with the endocannabinoid system which is the network of cell receptors throughout the brain and body. Different permutations and combinations of cannabis dosages can affect many physiological and psychological processes, such as gastrointestinal function, appetite, pain, memory, immunity, inflammation, and mental health. Unfortunately, scientific research of cannabinoids has been stunted in the United States by prohibition or restrictive regulations. As a result, the literature on the subject is patchy and inconsistent. The current evidence says marijuana may be both good and bad.   The Relationship Between Medical Cannabis and Mental Disorders For now, research shows mixed results, depending on the nature of the mental disorder in question. What you should know about dangers of using marijuana is this: the successful use of medical marijuana in treating mental disorders depends on what chemicals in cannabis are prevalent. Let’s talk more in detail about…

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