A Brief Side Effect Of Marijuana Essay

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Another side effect includes, according to webmd.com, the mouth becoming very dry. The skin can also have a sensation of heat or cold or maybe even both it all depends on the bud. Cannabis increases your heart rate an extraordinary amount, which can be a major issue for people who have heart problems. In some cases, one’s heart beat so fast it exploded. But if one is looking for a comeback to that bad side effect, the cannabis plant can be good. Cannabis can also help with aches and sores. In fact the cannabis plant relieves cramps and aches in muscles. The THC in the plant relaxes the muscles and lets the lactic acid flow out of the body.(NIH) However, it does have other benefits. It was found in the study, published in the journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, that Cannabidiol has the ability to stop cancer by turning off a gene called Id-1. In 2007, researchers at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, reported that CBD may prevent cancer from spreading. The researchers experimented on breast cancer cells in the lab that had high level of Id-1, and treated them with cannabidiol. The outcome was rather positive. The cells had decreased Id-1 expression, and were less aggressive spreaders. In fact, the American Association for Cancer Research has found that marijuana actually works to slow down tumor growth in brain, breast, and lungs considerately. THC slows the formation of amyloid plaques by blocking the enzyme in the brain that creates them. These plaques

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