Medical marijuana is a unique drug because it has been demonized for many years and suddenly it is being deified! It is a drug that has been used by people to abuse the body. It does lead to various complications if used without control. The truth is most of the medical drugs that are used in the treatment of diseases can cause similar if not more severe complications, if they are used in huge doses. Medical marijuana is not only used in the treatment of diseases in seniors, but it is also used in the treatment of various conditions affecting kids. Using this drug in treatment of various diseases will help the sick kids to get up and start their routine life.
When their kids suffer from severe pain or other complications caused by diseases, parents would give anything to get rid of these symptoms and complications. Medical marijuana is one such miracle drug that has helped in the treatment of several serious diseases with severe complications.
Diseases in kids where medical marijuana is useful:
1. Painful conditions: There are several painful conditions which can be treated with the medical marijuana. Pain can be controlled effectively with this medication, if it is used in small doses. Painful conditions can include those where there is external pain in the limbs and those diseases where there is internal pain in the various organs.
2. Juvenile arthritis: Juvenile arthritis is seen in kids and adolescents. It is characterized by pain and inflammation of joints. This can be treated effectively and even cured when treated with medical marijuana.
3. Epilepsy: Epilepsy is a condition where there is spasmodic contraction of several muscles. This is caused by repeated signals from the brain that is abnormal. Medical marijuana normalizes the brain signals and reduces the severity and frequency of seizures. Even severe forms of epilepsy are treated with this wonder drug.
4. Chronic diseases of the bowel: Bowel diseases that cause severe diarrhea and intestinal problems can also be treated with medical marijuana. This drug helps in the treatment of intestinal problems, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Even infections of the gut that leads to diarrhea can be treated with medical marijuana. So, medical marijuana is very effective in the treatment of several chronic diseases of the bowel.
5. Cerebral palsy: Cerebral palsy is a condition where there is damage to the brain due to birth trauma or due to other causes. Kids with cerebral palsy usually suffer from severe spasm in the muscles. This kind of spasticity of the muscles can be relieved effectively with the use of medical marijuana.