Many medical experts agree that it can help to treat various health conditions and diseases. There are between sixty and seventy different cannabinoids in medical cannabis. The cannabinoids in cannabis have been shown to decrease nausea and vomiting, increase appetite, reduce pain, synergize with other pain medications, improve mood and encourage sleep.
Medical cannabis is an excellent pain killer. Hence it can be used to treat conditions associated with chronic, debilitating pain. Medical cannabis has been prescribed to treat arthritis, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, migraine headaches, peripheral neuropathy, and spinal injuries.
Cannabis is known to increase appetite and reduce nausea and vomiting. Hence it can be used to help treat ailments that involve loss of appetite and/or weight loss. Patients suffering from cancer, anorexia or bulimia may benefit from the use of medical cannabis.