Mar 31, 2016 5:36 AM

How can medical marijuana help with… AMPHETAMINE DEPENDENCE?

Definition of amphetamine Dependence

Amphetamine dependence means psychological dependence caused by repeated usage of amphetamine, dextroamphetamine, methamphetamine (also known as “ice”), methylenidate and other drugs used “in duet” that cause a persecutory complex. Any clinical test can easily prove that in case of frequent usage of any above mentioned drugs the body’s functions and capacities are significantly suppressed. The main ways of Amphetamine use are oral or intravenous, nasal route or smoking, which causes immediate longer effect than cocaine does.

How can medical marijuana help?

Amphetamine is known to enhance performance. While the heart beats faster and blood pressure rises, the feelings of fatigue and appetite decrease. Amphetamines as any other drugs can lead to overdose and intoxication, that make an individual lose appetite and do not rest during long period of time. After using it for a long time a list of conditions may develop: insomnia, headache, restlessness, hyperactivity, tremors. Amphetamine overdose leads to exhaustion and constant fatigue. It well documented that medical marijuana, or cannabis, can successfully treat insomnia, make an individual more relaxed, eliminate tremors. Natural ingredients in marijuana work with endocannabinoid system in the human body. Cannabinoid receptors that populate the human body bind to natural compounds in marijuana, know as cannabinoids, and work to relax muscle affected by spasm and get rid of tremor, decrease the tension, provide deep sleep. It is well-know for “the munchies” effect, which increases appetite and make food more palatable. Chronic dependence on amphetamine can cause not only medical problems, but also legal and social problems, thus making the person social misfit. Medical marijuana can complement other treatment of amphetamine dependence, it is successfully used to treat mental disorders, such as: depressions, schizophrenia, fatigue etc. Marijuana produces positive effect on the people who are trying to cure above mentioned conditions, and helps people to recover from distress.

Medical marijuana becomes an alternative option for those who are addicted to alcohol, drugs and any type of pills. Well-known for its therapeutic effects marijuana helps people to improve their state and get rid of fatigue. Marijuana is known for its effects in Chinese medicine since 2737 B.C. It has become one of the fundamental natural products used by Oriental medicine.

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