Medical Cannabis as an Effective Treatment for PTSD
People have been using cannabis for thousands of years for different purposes such as medical treatment or cloth-making. But during recent years, marijuana again has become popular as a medicine. Cannabis can be helpful for a number of diseases and conditions, in some degree.
Investigations have been conducted around the world to prove and evaluate the effectiveness of cannabis as medicine. There exist documentations proving that marijuana, or some substances of the plant, really can be used as medicine as it has therapeutic properties. It is not a secret that cannabis helps a lot during chemotherapy. It soothes chronic pain, reduces such side effects as loss of appetite, vomiting, nausea and many other symptoms.
Cannabis is also proven to be effective for the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and severe anxiety. According to The Military Suicide Research Consortium, a huge number of veterans support the use of cannabis to treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Marijuana is able to mitigate depression, alienation, and suicide attempts among veterans. Some evidences that cannabis can be effective for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder treatment also were found by the New York University’s Langone Medical Research Center.
According to numerous documentations from scientific investigations and after careful medical judgments, marijuana can be called a medicine, as it has some healing properties that sometimes are more effective than traditional medicines.