Does smoking weed make you lose weight? You must have heard success stories of how marijuana helped people shed the pounds successfully. So, does smoking weed make you lose weight? Study on Marijuana's effects on metabolism Researchers from the University of Miami used 15 years of data from 3617 black and white adults to determine the relationship between cannabis and metabolism. The researchers discovered no connection between marijuana and systolic blood pressure. There was no link between it and triglycerides (unhealthy fats) either. Researchers also
Did you know that marijuana heals the broken bones? It is a known fact that the use of marijuana can be beneficial in healing a wide range of diseases. However, a research team in Israel found another benefit of this unusual plant. It had not been discussed anywhere before. So with the results of their research, it appears that a compound of the plant helps in the healing process of bone fractures. The new study, published in the journal Journal of Bone and Mineral Research found
If we had to make a complete list of the uses and benefits of cannabis, that would have to be a huge one. Below we will explore just a few of the physical and spiritual advantages that cannabis has to offer. Cannabis contains several hundred compounds called cannabinoids and each one holds different properties. What is more impressive is that the human nervous system has special receptors for them (called cannabinoid receptors). One of the most famous cannabinoid compounds is CBD. The Benefits of Cannabis
In 2003, Canada became the first country in the world to offer medical marijuana to pain-suffering patients. Eight of the 10 states that had legalized medical marijuana saw a decrease in the percentage of teens using the drug during the period of 1999 to 2006. As of April 2015, 23 states and Washington D.C. have legalized cannabis for medical use with seven states pending legislation. But which are the medical conditions that cannabis is used to treat? Some of these diseases are migraines, Parkinson's disease,
There is no better irony in a story than that of a recent move by the federal government to commission a group of scientists to prove that medical marijuana had no health benefits only to be proven otherwise! Does it mean that the goverment now admits that medical marijuana kills cancer cells? The scientists from St. George's University of London did a very critical analysis of CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and found that they actually play a massive role in reducing cancer growth and
There is good news for medical marijuana users in the United States. First, what does marijuana cure? It cures PTSD, which stands for a post-traumatic stress disorder. The government medical practitioners have prescribed patients suffering from PTSD to use medicinal marijuana. Get it right, marijuana was legalized for strictly medicinal reasons only, so don’t get carried away! This move by the Obama government will surely favor medical marijuana users as well as the lawyers and members who have advocated for it. This will see an
We’re finally on the right track. At least the statistics indicate so. For decades, marijuana has been illegal for growth, sale, and use in the United States. In recent years, it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for restricted medical use. The overwhelming evidence of this potent plant’s efficacy in reducing pain and treating cancer is finally beginning to make an impression on those who deny its use. Marijuana was criminalized in the 1930s, against the advice of the American Medical Association.