Positive and negative effects of marijuana








23 Health Benefits Of Marijuana - Business Insider

10/19/2014
02:06 | Author: Chloe Allen

Positive and negative effects of marijuana
23 Health Benefits Of Marijuana - Business Insider

Keep in mind, though, that there are negative effects of smoking too. positive impact of the marijuana is probably from the effects on pain and.

Medical marijuana is being used to treat the autoimmune disease Systemic Lupus Ertyhematosus, which is when the body starts attacking itself for some unknown reason.

While the benefits of smoking pot may be overstated by advocates of marijuana legalization, the new legalization will help researchers study the drugs' medicinal uses, and better understand how it impacts the body.

These patients didn't respond to other treatments, but after smoking marijuana for a few days they were in less pain. Jody Corey-Bloom studied 30 multiple sclerosis patients with painful contractions in their muscles.

The findings were published in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.

Patients with inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis could benefit from marijuana use, studies suggest.

Marijuana also seems to improve the treatment's effectiveness: 54% of hep C patients smoking marijuana got their viral levels low and kept them low, in comparison to only 8% of nonsmokers.

Their daughter, Charlotte, has Dravet Syndrome, which causes seizures and severe developmental delays.

The Department of Health and Human Services recently signed off on a proposal to study marijuana's potential as part of treatment for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Other researchers have found that some participants improve their "verbal fluency," their ability to come up with different words, while using marijuana.

Marijuana use can be used to treat and prevent the eye disease glaucoma, which increases pressure in the eyeball, damaging the optic nerve and causing loss of vision.

They studied their body's response to eating sugars: their levels of the hormone insulin and their blood sugar levels while they hadn't eaten in nine hours, and after eating sugar.

Researchers looking for risk factors of heart disease tested the lung function of 5,115 young adults over the course of 20 years.

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The Positive and Negative Effects of Marijuana Academic - Teen Ink

8/18/2014
12:28 | Author: Chloe Allen

Positive and negative effects of marijuana
The Positive and Negative Effects of Marijuana Academic - Teen Ink

The main conclusion seems to be that if used casually marijuana's positive effects out weigh the negative; the source states that “Cannabis users generally.

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Is Marijuana Harmful? Positive and Negative Effects of Marijuana

6/17/2014
02:58 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

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Is Marijuana Harmful? Positive and Negative Effects of Marijuana

Marijuana's harmful effects depend on the individual, the source and why they are using marijuana. Sometimes the positive effects of weed.

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The Effects of Marijuana

4/16/2014
04:36 | Author: Allison King

Positive and negative effects of marijuana
The Effects of Marijuana

Sometimes it makes users feel thirsty and very hungry - an effect called "the munchies." Some users suffer bad effects from marijuana. They may suffer sudden.

Others may feel relaxed or high. They may suffer sudden feelings of anxiety and have paranoid thoughts. Sometimes it makes users feel thirsty and very hungry - an effect called "the munchies." Some users suffer bad effects from marijuana. This is more likely to happen when a more potent variety of marijuana is used. Some people feel nothing at all when they smoke marijuana.

Immune system Animal studies have found that THC can damage the cells and tissues in the body that help protect people from disease.

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The positives and negatives How marijuana affects your brain and

2/15/2014
06:10 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Positive and negative effects of marijuana
The positives and negatives How marijuana affects your brain and

Most of THC's effects happen in the brain, where the chemical interacts with But it's not all bad — Marijuana also makes us feel good.

This blockage of memory formation can cause cognitive impairment in adulthood if use happens during adolescence, at least in rats. It can also quicken age-related brain cell loss, though marijuana has been shown to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

Although there is no conclusive evidence that marijuana makes users depressed (it’s just as likely that people who are depressed use pot), one recent study from the Netherlands found that smoking cannabis increases the risk of depression for young people who have a genetic vulnerability to the mental illness.

Most of THC’s effects happen in the brain, where the chemical interacts with receptors on brain cells called cannibinoid receptors.

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