Browsing: Medical Marijuana

Recent clinical research indicates that THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the most active component of marijuana, can successfully alleviate symptoms associated with anxiety, sadness, and even certain types of cancer. However, evidence indicates that chronic marijuana users may be more likely to develop Alzheimer’s Disease. The link between marijuana and the onset of Alzheimer’s disease The study, which was published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, examined 2,600 participants. The authors sought to establish whether the movement of blood (perfusion) through specific brain regions on functional neuroimaging (such as those impacted by Alzheimer’s disease) is altered in chronic marijuana users in a negative…

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