Cannabis Effect From Head to Toe
Improves global symptoms of PTSD including enhancing sleep quality, reducing frequency of nightmares, and reducing hyperarousal severity. Cannabis may also prevent or slow the development of Alzheimer's Disease.
Studies have shown that cannabis significantly reduces muscle spasticity, a condition characterized by prolonged and involuntary muscle contraction, resulting in stiffness and rigidity.
In one study, cannabis use was associated with lower fasting insulin levels, reduced insulin resistance, and similar waist circumference.
Two compounds in cannabis, THC and CBD, have been shown to modulate gut function and improve symptoms of Irritable Bowel Disease.
Cannabis has been shown to transiently lower intraocular pressure (IOP) associated with glaucoma, although not as effectively asprescription medication.
Cannabidiol (CBD), an active component in cannabis, has been shown to hinder the expression of the transcription factor ID-1, a key regulator of the metastatic potential of breast and other cancers.
A cannabis-based medicine (CBM,) Sativex, reduced pain associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and significantly suppressed disease activity.
Peripheral neuropathy, this condition causes weakness, numbness and pain to extremities like the feet. The pain is often described as stabbing, burning or tingling and can be extremely agonizing.When THC and CBD enter your body, they activate your CB1 and CB2 receptors which regulate the neurotransmitter and central nervous system, helping to manage pain levels.