Depression is a widespread mental illness that affects slightly less than 1 in 5 adults in the country. Across Europe, about 25% of the population suffers from depression or anxiety. Some people only suffer from occasional depressive episodes. Others suffer from clinical depression and see the quality of their lives significantly reduced as a result. Depression costs the economy billions of dollars annually and robs people of their happiness.
There are many people who use cannabis to sleep better. But cannabis doesn’t just help you fall asleep. Your entire sleep process is affected by cannabis use. When you sleep, you go through four sleep stages. Marijuana can affect both the duration and intensity of each of these phases.
Weed has many uses nowadays. Aside from recreational purposes, users and scientists also point to potential health and wellness benefits. You can find a lot of literature about this. Just look at the amount of published research over the past few decades. In this article, we will take a closer look at the question if cannabis can be effective for pain relief after major surgery. Is it a better alternative to over-the-counter drugs? Or are we still better off with opiates and other pharmaceutical drugs?
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychological condition that emerges as a result of severe or prolonged stress, such as in war situations or as a victim of violence (psychological, emotional or sexual). Several PTSD patients use cannabis as a form of self-medication and several studies point to its potential benefits.
The relaxing effect of cannabis on stress is well known to many people. It is therefore quite often used in periods of high stress and anxiety. It can help you to relax, or to better deal with tensions. Weed can also reduce the chance of having a panic attack.
Cannabis is emerging as a potential treatment for ADHD, a disorder characterized by hyperactivity, lack of attention, or both. Indeed, a dysfunctional endocannabinoid system may be one of the causes of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.