Researches are proving more and more that cannabis is well qualified for medical uses. Experts say that medical cannabis is an effective treatment to use in combination with other medications, often as purpose to decrease their side effects. People with for example cancer and epilepsy frequently use cannabis. Also, many people choose to smoke weed more and more when they’re sick instead of alcohol or other medications. But does it affect your immune system?
Some studies show that cannabis improves immune function
The cannabis search is limited due to government agencies or other opposition to cannabis research. Although, multiple studies conducted without federal backup show positive results when it comes to cannabis and the immune system. There is little data on the impact of consuming cannabis on a healthy person’s immune system. The bulk of immune system-related research looks at cannabis’ effect on HIV/AIDS patients. HIV/AIDS is an immunodeficiency virus, meaning that it targets the immune system. For this reason, people with HIV/AIDS’ response to cannabis suggests how everyone’s body interacts with cannabis. If people with less healthy immune systems or impaired immune systems like an AIDS patient can safely consume cannabis, then probably everyone can consume it safely. As with all health-related questions and cannabis, it’s impossible to guarantee that cannabis will have a positive effect. For now, we know that most research shows that marijuana has no effect, or has a positive effect, on immune system cells but definitely no negative effects.
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