Monday, 30 May 2011

Medical Benefits of Marijuana | Van Isle Medical Marijuana

Medical Benefits of Marijuana

Marijuana has been found valuable in the treatment of many illnesses and conditions throughout history. Here are just a few of the benefits patients experience from marijuana today.

  • Relieves chronic pain from a variety of causes and reduces the need for addictive narcotic pain killers.
  • Increases appetite, relieves nausea and vomiting, reduces pain and helps patients sleep while undergoing chemotherapy.
  • Improves appetite, may reduce pain and helps HIV patients sleep.
  • May reduce brain and lung tumors and slow the growth of cancer, may stop breast cancer from spreading throughout the body.
  • Relieves eye pressure associated with Glaucoma.
  • Improves appetite among sufferers from Wasting Syndrome.
  • May prevent formation of “Alzheimer’s plaques”.
  • May function as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory in Arthritis sufferers.
  • Can open up airways in the lungs in Asthma sufferers.
  • Improves appetite, reduces muscle spasms and relieves chronic pain in spinal cord injuries.
  • Can help result in faster recovery for head injury sufferers.
  • Reduces nausea and chronic pain and helps Fibromyalgia patients sleep better.
  • Can help patients suffering from depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, phobias, ADD, etc.
  • Can lower blood pressure in Hypertension sufferers.