5 Benefits of Taking Cannabis During Chemotherapy

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Let’s take a look at how cannabis is beneficial during chemo: Reduces pain and inflammation. Chemotherapy is synonymous with pain. The people who are suffering from cancer and going through regular sessions of chemotherapy have to deal with a lot of pain and inflammations. As per a study by The National Centre for Biotechnology, the natural way to alleviate pain and inflammation is marijuana. It then activates the brain’s reward system and reduces pain.

‘Too costly, not enough evidence it works’, says UK in blow to cannabis campaigners

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis treatments are too expensive and do not come with enough test evidence to be effective, UK authorities have said. It also said current treatments for adults suffering severe symptoms were “not cost effective”. A concurrent review by NHS England, which overseas budget, planning, and day-to-day operations of the commissioning side of the English health service has said more research and trials are needed, however.

Chronic Pain & Cannabis

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Prominent health organizations acknowledge the benefits and lack of side effects of using medical cannabis for controlling chronic pain Chronic pain is widely accepted by the medical community to signify disease itself, which can be made much worse by environmental and psychological factors. Chronic pain persists over a long period of time and is resistant to most medical treatments.