People throughout the world still frown upon the idea of cannabis being used. Whether the purposes are recreational or medicinal, most people still consider it as a ‘gateway drug’. Notwithstanding the social standing of the world in general, hospitals and clinics throughout the world are incorporating cannabis in their treatment regime.
The question in this scenario isn’t whether marijuana is good or bad. The question is whether its directly affecting the mark. Well, it is. Diabetes is an ancient disease. It has existed among mankind for thousands of years and have taken many lives. Lots of medications and injections have come into existence for treating diabetes over the years. Nothing has had a life changing effect.
Diabetes – The Disease
Diabetes can be of two types, namely Diabetes mellitus and Diabetes insipidus. Both of these are vile and can affect a human being in a million numbers of ways. In layman’s term it is referred to as a disease that is caused when the sugar level in blood increases and exists for a prolonged period of time.There are many medications out there that reduce the extent of side effects of this disease in a way. There is no permanent recipe for treating diabetes.
Diabetes and Cannabis
Scientists and fellow researchers have looked for a fruitful solution for years until they stumbled upon marijuana. After over a thousand tests and experimental research, they concluded that cannabis has an imminent healing power. Though cannabis does not directly help in reducing the blood sugar level, it does reduce the side effects.
Scientists have concluded on the following points as good effects of marijuana on diabetes patients.
- Stabilizes blood sugar.
- Anti-inflammatory action
- Anti-spasmodic agents
- Relieve Neuropathic pain
- Reduces ‘Restless Leg Syndrome’.
Keeping all these points in mind, one can assume that cannabis does take a place over the other medications used in treating diabetes today.
Whether this wonder drug is going to stand up to all the scrutiny is the question that haunts. Considering all the research and their results, it can be safely assumed that cannabis is indeed worth a try if one is suffering from diabetes.