I disagree that anyone portrays marijuana as the only acceptable method of treatment for everything. This sort of thinking is the same as assuming that people who are concerned with vaccine safety are anti-vaxxers. This just simply is not true. Some people do think that marijuana is a more acceptable form of treatment for some ailments. As far as sleeping, no sleep can occur when a person is sedated. That includes beer, sleeping pills, marijuana, or any other sedative. A small dose of marijuana does not sedate a person effectively, so likely the article is over-inflating the issue.
Marijuana use associated with increased risk of stroke, heart failure
Using marijuana raises the risk of stroke and heart failure even after accounting for demographic factors, other health conditions and lifestyle risk factors such as smoking and alcohol use, according to new research. Ref. Source 2q.
Does marijuana affect kidney function? In a recent study of healthy young adults, marijuana use was not associated with change in kidney function over time or the appearance of albumin in the urine, which is a sign of kidney damage. Additional studies are needed to assess the effects of marijuana in older adults and patients with kidney disease. Source 3o.
I do not believe that Marijuana is a cure all. Granted it can help with some things but it can not do miracles. I think more tests in some of the claims are needed.
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Yeah, it's certainly good for some things. I knew a cancer patient it helped quite a bit. But it isn't a cure all.
New cannabis products highly potent, pose mental health risks. With states rapidly legalizing cannabis for medicinal and recreational use, physicians will be increasingly pressed to counsel patients on their frequency of use and dosage, as well as associated risks. Source 9f.