The HEALTH BENEFITS OF SMOKING MARIJUANA Reviewed by Momizat on . Smoking marijuana has numerous health benefits and they are: A lot of people say cannabis has no medicinal value when it is smoked. Let's finally put this myth Smoking marijuana has numerous health benefits and they are: A lot of people say cannabis has no medicinal value when it is smoked. Let's finally put this myth Rating: 0
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The HEALTH BENEFITS OF SMOKING MARIJUANA


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Smoking marijuana has numerous health benefits and they are:

A lot of people say cannabis has no medicinal value when it is smoked. Let’s finally put this myth to bed. Is smoking weed good for you? Well…. It depends…
1. Cancer 
There are a lot of people that say smoking pot can cause lung cancer because your inhaling smoke, like cigarettes. This simply isn’t true. Cigarette smoke causes cancer because the tobacco is radiated whereas marijuana isn’t. In fact, the American Association for Cancer Research has found the marijuana actually works to slow down tumor growth in the lungs, breasts, and brain considerably.http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/04/070417193338.htm
2. Seizures 
Marijuana is a muscle relaxant and has “antispasmodic” qualities which have proven to be a very effective treatment of seizures. There are actually countless cases of people suffering from seizures that have only been able to function better through the use of marijuana.
3. Migraines 
Since medicinal marijuana was legalized in California, doctors have reported that they have been able to treat more than 300,000 cases of migraines that conventional medicine could not do.
4. Glaucoma 
Marijuana’s treatment of glaucoma has been one of the best documented. There aren’t any valid study that disprove marijuana’s powerful effects on glaucoma patients. http://www.eyecareamerica.org/eyecare/treatment/alternative-therapies/marijuana-glaucoma.cfm
5. Multiple Sclerosis 
Marijuana’s effects on multiple sclerosis patients became better documented when former talk-show host, Montel Williams began to use pot to treat his MS. Marijuana works to stop the neurological effects and muscle spasms that come from the fatal disease.http://insciences.org/article.php?article_id=4963
6. Tourette’s and OCD 
Just like marijuana can treat seizures and multiple sclerosis, marijuana’s effects slow down the tics in those suffering from Tourette’s, and the obsessive neurological symptoms in people with OCD http://preventdisease.com/news/articles/marjuana_tourettes.shtml
7. ADD and ADHD 
A documented USC study showes that marijuana is not only a perfect alternative for Ritalin but treats the disorder without any of the negative side effects of the pharmaceutical. http://pr.cannazine.co.uk/20080205147/cannabis-news/marijuana-replaces-ritalin-in-treatment-for-add/adhd-video.html
8. IBS and Crohn’s 
Marijuana has shown that it can help with symptoms of the chronic diseases as it stops nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.http://www.safeaccessnow.org/article.php?id=4561
9. Alzheimer’s 
The Scripps Institute, in 2006, proved that the THC found in marijuana works to prevent Alzheimer’s by blocking the deposits in the brain that cause the disease. http://www.scripps.edu/news/press/080906.html
10. Premenstrual Syndrome 
Just like marijuana is used to treat IBS, it can be used to treat the cramps and discomfort. Using marijuana for PMS actually goes back to the days of Queen Victoria. http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/articles/1376.html

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