Marijuana has remained the center of controversy for long. With its legalization in almost half of the US, the medical version of the drug is inching close to the positive spotlight. However, more research is still needed to confirm the benefits of medical marijuana for your mental and physical health.
So far, emerging evidence suggests that the main compounds of marijuana, THC, and CBD, are useful for treating some physical problems. It is valuable for treating glaucoma and helps manage weight loss and nausea as well.
At the same time, marijuana is known for delivering certain psychological concerns as well. These include anxiety, bipolar disorder, trauma, psychosis, Alzheimer’s disease, depression, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Let’s dive into these merits of medical marijuana.
How can marijuana enhance mental health?
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, roughly 43.8 million or 1 in 5 adults in the US suffer from a mental ailment in a given area. Moreover, 1 in 25 adults experiences a serious psychiatric concern that hinders or limits his daily life activities. That’s about 4% of the population experiencing such loss.
The numbers speak for…