Medical Marijuana for Multiple Sclerosis: The Facts

Summary: Many multiple sclerosis (MS) patients use marijuana to treat their symptoms Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disorder that damages the nervous system Studies show that cannabis-based medications can help improve symptoms of MS Studies also show that cannabinoids may slow the progression of the disease It is legal in some countries to prescribe marijuana … Read moreMedical Marijuana for Multiple Sclerosis: The Facts

Medical Marijuana and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Summary: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that will affect nearly 1 in 10 individuals in their lifetime Evidence shows that current treatments provide little to no relief Research shows that medical marijuana can help with sleep, pain, anxiety and stress Only 2 studies have been conducted on medical marijuana and PTSD Both … Read moreMedical Marijuana and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Marijuana and Asthma: Benefits vs Risks

Summary: Asthma causes inflammation of the airway A number of studies were conducted on humans in the 1970s Studies show that THC is just as effective as traditional medications in treating asthma THC relaxes the airway in both healthy and asthmatic individuals Smoking marijuana still poses a risk for bronchitis, but using vaporizers or edibles … Read moreMarijuana and Asthma: Benefits vs Risks

Marijuana and Schizophrenia: New Study Explains How It Could Help

TruthOnPot.com – The traditional belief that marijuana is bad for schizophrenia has been challenged time and time again by studies which suggest an opposite effect. Now a team of researchers at the University of Texas have found evidence that seems to explain why it helps. Published in the August issue of Neuropsychopharmacology, their findings demonstrate … Read moreMarijuana and Schizophrenia: New Study Explains How It Could Help

Does Marijuana Cause Schizophrenia?

Summary: Schizophrenia affects 1% of the population and is mostly linked to family history Studies suggest but do not provide strong evidence of a link between marijuana and schizophrenia The rate of schizophrenia has not changed over the past few decades, although marijuana use has increased Experts believe that marijuana use is only risky for … Read moreDoes Marijuana Cause Schizophrenia?