Patients who suffer from chronic pain caused by diabetes, cancer, MS, HIV, and other diseases have been turning to medical marijuana as a way to treat their pain without the use of addictive pharmaceutical medications. Why? The active component of the marijuana plant, cannabinoids, have shown to in multiple studies to help with many medical problems.
CBD, or Cannabidiol, is the main healing cannabinoid. It’s been known to help with certain anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, post traumatic stress symptoms, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, nausea, inflammation, type one diabetes, certain nueropsychiatric disorders, Chron’s disease. It’s also works to block cancer from spreading, and encourages death of cancer cells.
Medical marijuana also contains antispasmodic qualities, which relax muscles and has shown to be an effective treatment for seizures.