They are the oldest of the house. You’ve probably never stopped to think that they could consume marijuana. Yes, they can and should try for the countless benefits that the plant has for them. Not only they would throw away a good number of drugs of all kinds but also would prevent threats such as Alzheimer’s disease, reduce pain and alleviate problems such is glaucoma.
Thinking that older from the house can save some marijuana in his pants pocket will grace more than one. However, it is a fact that an increasing number of people over 65 use cannabis as a therapeutic solution to your problems, both smoked and as base oils, vapors or topical. At the end age takes its toll and brings with it the known ailments and diseases that no one wants to suffer. Have you ever stopped to think why the olders of the family may be interested in the cannabis? Its fatty acids and vitamins fight viruses and keep your brain healthy. Not only among older people, but also among young people.
However, there is widespread evidence that cannabis has three properties effective against pain. First, it is analgesic (and very natural): activates some receptors of the endocannabinoid system that interfere with pain signaling (both in the brain and spinal cord) causing it to reduce or cease. Second, relaxes the muscles in the affected areas. And third, causes euphoria so that the person can eat and sleep better, which improves their emotional response to pain. More and more older people who use the grass in such cases.
Cannabis is also used to combat glaucoma, one of the most obvious pathologies that arise when advancing age. It is characterized by increased intraocular pressure (IOP), for lack of drainage of aqueous humor and by a loss of nerve fibers which cause a change in the appearance of the body. It has been shown that the plant helps reduce levels of IOP for a period of 3 to 4 hours after its use in any variant. It is not a definitive treatment for the disease but a great relief to the sufferer.
By having more years also means having more experience. Sometimes the past and negative memories affect us afterwards. It is at this point that post-traumatic stress appears, from the same are suffering sports stars or veterans after a lifetime of tension. In recent years, it has been shown that THC is an option to solve this type of pathology. In many patients have reduced the nightmares and it increases the hours of sleep and improves the quality of life of consumers.
In addition, it also reduces the possibility of experiencing traumatic events during the day. It also helps fight anxiety, a disease that appears especially among the older, although there are also cases of young people.
The herb has powerful relaxing and calming effects that make the user to see life more positively and the bad feelings which you may be experiencing are reduced.
It also serves those suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS), a disease that rarely occurs before age 15 and after 60 but, when it occurs, it alters the life of anyone who suffers, because its effects are compounded by age and time. Marijuana helps this disease by its anti-inflammatory drugs, antispasmodics, antidepressants effects and against abdominal discomfort.
On the other hand, who would not encourage their grandfather to consume cannabis knowing that cannabinoids prevent Alzheimer’s? It is one of the most common diseases among the old people. This is closely linked to diabetes, a disease that encourages the development of Alzheimer’s. It is known that the grass can regulate the level of sugar in the body and brain, controlling and preventing the occurrence of such diabetes and thereby reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Many old people have already proven the effectiveness of the plant. Others tend to be more reluctant to consume, by the stigma surrounding it for years and because it is a sector-old who prefers not try very innovative alternatives. Cannabis can be the solution to your grandparents, make them a better qualitative life.