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12

Jul

2019

Marijuana as Pain And Sleep Medications

 A new study published in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs studied the effects of taking legalized marijuana for pain and sleep medications showed that 80% of the total 1,000 participating people in an American state claimed it was extremely helpful. The use of the substance made 82% of these people being able to stop taking over the counter pain medications. These medications have long term side effects which are completely absent in marijuana. People also start developing tolerance to opioids, which is what is mostly present in these medications. The study was conducted in the USA because of the census which shows that approximately 20% of American adults suffer from chronic pain, and one in three adults do not get enough sleep.

Bottom Line

The study more or less confirms the theory that widening access to medical cannabis could indeed lower the use of prescription painkillers, without relying on opioid prescription drugs that have dangerous side effects thereby allowing more people to manage and treat their pain.

Some of the Ayurvedic treatments in Kerala revolve around educating the basis of these researches. The Ayurvedic resorts in Kerala, Ayurveda training courses in Kerala have are also tackled to educate the same. In other news, the Yoga Center in Kannur has even adopted the Panchakarma Therapy in Kerala.