Cannabis Can Increase Appetite for Cancer Patients

Cannabis that is still considered illegal has proven in several new studies and shows the result that marijuana or marijuana contain active ingredients that can increase appetite in patients with advanced cancer.

Research from the University of Alberta, Canada, shows that an active ingredient in cannabis called delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), can improve appetite and tasting ability in patients with advanced cancer. As with Florida Marijuana Doctor who also does research on marijuana properties.

Previously, marijuana has been known to reduce the symptoms of nausea in cancer patients, so using THC can also function as a stimulant appetite.

The results showed that 37 percent of cancer patients took 2.5 milligrams of the compound in THC pills 2 or 3 times daily for 18 days, they reported an increase in appetite, compared with 30 percent of patients taking a placebo. And 64 percent of patients taking THC reported increased appetite compared with 50 percent of patients taking a placebo. Reports from Doctors in Florida also showed similar results.

Cannabis has a bad reputation for healthy people, but studies show that marijuana also has a good effect on cancer patients. Cancer patients who can enjoy food and not feel hungry is a great improvement to improve the quality of life. Patients with advanced cancer often have the wasting syndrome, where the body burns calories faster than people who do not have cancer. But on the other hand, cancer patients often lose their appetite. Marijuana Doctors in Florida is working on the best choice of side effects.