420 with CNW – What Women Should Know About Marijuana and Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Awareness is held in the month of October. Chances are, you know someone who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. According to U.S. breast cancer statistics, there is a probability that one in eight women in America will develop breast cancer over their lifetime. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that not factoring in other types of cancers, the most common type of cancer among women in the U.S is breast cancer. It does not discriminate on race or ethnicity, and anyone can develop breast cancer. Women can now use marijuana to manage the side effects and pain caused by breast cancer treatment. Listed below are the benefits of using medical marijuana for breast cancer: Eases pain by reducing inflammation. Manages chemotherapy side effects such as nausea and vomiting. Stimulates appetite suppressed by rounds of chemotherapy. Relieves anxiety. Induces relaxation thus stimulating sleep. It inhibits the growth of cancer cells and reduces the size of the tumor. It is essential to understand that women and men’s health differ; therefore, the medical community has tried to develop treatment tailored to meet the needs of each individual instead of thinking one size fits all. Cannabinoid receptors in women…
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