Pain Symptoms Treated by Medical Marijuana
Medical marijuana has been shown to be a safe and efficient treatment for chronic pain sufferers. When compared to opioids, marijuana is less addictive and more affordable. It may be able to alleviate many types of chronic pain.
You may benefit from medical marijuana if you suffer from any of the following conditions:
Different strains of medical marijuana may affect your pain differently. Medical marijuana can be used by rolling it into a joint or adding it to a vaporizer. It may take a trial and error approach to using many different strains of marijuana in several various methods and dosages to find the one that works for you.
Indica strains are higher in THC than Sativa, which is the active ingredient that is responsible for marijuana's pain-relieving properties. These strains tend to work better in low to moderate dosages and can make pain worse when used in high dosages. Possible side effects may include drowsiness, dry mouth, dizziness, euphoria, thirst and increased appetite, short-term memory loss, red eyes, insomnia, giddiness or anxiety.
The following strains can be used to treat pain: