- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS disease aka Lou Gehrig)
ALS is a debilitating disease of the nervous system that attacks the spinal cord and brain neurons, eventually leading to paralysis and often death from respiratory failure. Currently there is no cure for ALS, but the studies and the anecdotal evidence suggests that medical cannabis could play a role in the future for the treatment and relief of symptoms of the disease.
- Chronic pain
Chronic pain is defined as any pain that lasts more than 12 weeks – and covers areas such as physical, pathological, neurobiological, psychological, social and pain. While the causes of chronic pain are many, cannabis is a treatment often recommended by doctors, and the number one disease among patients who use medical cannabis.
- Pancreatic cancer
At least one study – appears in the seminal publication of Cancer Research – suggesting that cannabis could be critical in the treatment of cancer diagnosed considered as the fourth most deadly cancer.
- Opioid addiction
The media and the medical community alike have recognized the opiate addiction as a crisis of the most important public health at present in Western countries. However, a study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, said that US states with medical cannabis laws have a mortality rate related to lower opioid (almost 25 percent!).
- Disc degeneration
Intervertebral discs – also known simply as ‘records’ – are masses of cartilage found between each vertebra. Degenerated discs, if untreated, can lead to spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis, or herniated discs. A study of rats 2014 disc degenerations recreated found that subjects treated with higher doses of cannabidiol saw significantly improve their conditions.
- Skin cancer
While the medical community remains doubtful in this case, people continue to share with the rest of the world how cannabis helped them overcome skin cancer.
- Traumatic brain injury
Two recent polls – one that appears in the American Surgeon and the other Brain Sciences – offer a substantial contribution to the idea that cannabis may be an effective treatment for traumatic brain injury in children and adults perinatal support.
- Parkinson disease
A significant amount of research has already been made between the link between cannabis and management improved health of patients of Parkinson’s disease. Such studies have found an improvement in sleep, improved motor control, and overall improvement in quality of life.