Medical cannabis is derived from marijuana plant. It is used to treat various diseases. This marijuana plant has more than 100 chemicals. Each chemical has different effect on human body. There are two main chemicals used for making the medicine which are Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Though the medicine is helpful in curing several diseases but it cannot be used without the prescription of the doctor in New York. In NY medical cannabis can only be bought with prescription else you might be charged by the law.
There are many uses of Medical cannabis which are given below.
Alzheimer’s disease: Alzheimer’s disease affects your memory as well as your thinking ability which badly affects you. This problem is related to the human brain and is dangerous. Medical cannabis is widely prescribed to the patients suffering from this condition.
Crohn’s Disease: This disease is like a chronic inflammation. It is related to the digestive tract that affects badly by creating abdominal pain and Chest pain. Sometimes, it affects your weight and there is an abnormal weight loss. These problems can be resolved by taking anti-inflammatory medicines that contain cannabis.
Muscle spasms: in this disease your foot becomes hard as well tight due to muscle problems. These muscles create problems due to some reasons like a blood circulation problem as well as dehydration problems. These problems can be removed by using medicines having cannabis. It helps you to get rid of your muscle problems.
Glaucoma: This is an eye related problem in which the optic nerve of the eye is damaged which can make you blind. The main cause of glaucoma is the high pressure build up inside the eye. Glaucoma can be treated by using cannabis.