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Medical Marijuana Strains for Appetite Stimulation

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Medical marijuana has been shown to help people who have a poor appetitive. Medical marijuana for appetite stimulation is in the early stages of research but here at Sensible Seeds we can bring you information and support and offer advice on the cannabis strains and treatments that will most benefit those in need of appetite simulation. Sensible Seeds is committed to bringing beneficial cannabis strains and related medical marijuana information to you, and we are updating our website as new discoveries come to light. We have sourced information from a variety of well-established medical marijuana websites and a summary of this information is laid out for you below.

How Medical Marijuana can stimulate appetite

There is a range of anecdotal and scientific evidence that the use of medical marijuana for appetite stimulation can be effective. For example the cancer journal, Annals of Oncology has noted that the active ingredient in cannabis can improve the appetites and sense of taste in cancer patients. The primary active compound in cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, which is believed to be the single most active appetite stimulating chemical in cannabis. There are synthetic versions of THC that can stabilize or increase appetite but most MMJ patients report better effectiveness through actual smoked medical marijuana.

When smoked, medical marijuana raises two hunger related hormones, namely ghrelin and leptin. It does this without altering insulin levels, and is therefore a safe and effective way to increase appetite, for example among HIV sufferers. AIDS patients who received the synthetic cannabis pill dronabinol gained 10 pounds on average after a year of taking it. This indicates that medical marijuana for appetite stimulation can reverse weight loss after it has begun.

The body’s natural endocannibinoids, similar to the cannabinoids found in medical cannabis, help regulate eating so doses of medical marijuana encourage individuals to take in more calories than they might have otherwise wanted. In fact, weight gain brought about by MMJ may actually be higher than that expected based on the calories consumed by patients, a finding that is helpful for many suffering uncontrolled weight loss due to chronic illness.

Researchers in Canada ran a small pilot study between May 2006 to December 2008 in 21 adult patients with advanced cancer who had been eating less as a result of their illness for two weeks or more. Eleven patients received oral capsules containing delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis – and eight patients were given placebo capsules. The active capsules contained 2.5mg of THC. According to the published study, the researchers found that the majority (73%) of THC-treated patients reported an increased overall appreciation of food compared with patients receiving the placebo (30%) and more often stated that study medication "made food taste better" (55%) compared with placebo (10%).

The majority of THC-treated patients (64%) had increased appetite, three patients (27%) showed no change, and one patient's data was incomplete. No THC-treated patients showed a decrease in appetite. By contrast, the majority of patients receiving placebo had either decreased appetite (50%) or showed no change (20%). THC-treated patients also reported side effects that included better quality sleep and relaxation than those in the placebo group


How Cannabis is used for Appetite Stimulation

Medical marijuana for appetite stimulation can take many forms. Most MMJ patients do prefer to smoke medical marijuana, but other methods of intake are also available to MMJ patients living in areas where MMJ is legal. For example, oromucosal solutions are preparations that are absorbed in the mouth or the throat, either in a fast dissolving solid or a liquid form. MMJ can be used in specialized vaporizer equipment. MMJ can also be ingested within food such as baked goods.


Medical marijuana for appetite stimulation – Sensible Seeds

Sensible Seeds is constantly updating the list of the marijuana seeds available for patients in need of appetite stimulation. Keep checking the Sensible Seeds websites for updates. Medical marijuana can relieve many symptoms of chronic illness, and is actually one of the very few natural options for appetite stimulation in patients who have little or no appetite to help them manage or recover from their conditions. This unique property makes MMJ the perfect choice for MMJ patients who wish to consider medical marijuana for appetite stimulation.

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Sensible Seeds source all their medical marijuana information from related MMJ sites on the web. This information comes from reliable sources though we cannot be 100% certain of its accuracy. Medical Marijuana strains listed for helping certain medical conditions are again sourced from other medical marijuana web sites and are not officially approved by any government organisation. Recommended strains usually come from individuals that discovered that a particular strain helped them for a particular condition though this may vary from person to person. Our Medical information serves only as a guideline and customers are advised to make their own independent research. Sensible Seeds are not qualified medical practitioners and source any medical info from information already present on the internet. We cannot accept any liability for any issue arising for information provided on our website.

The Service provides general information about medical conditions and treatments and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

You must not rely on the information provided by this Service as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. If you have any specific questions about any medical matter you should consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. If you think you may be suffering from any medical condition you should seek immediate medical attention. You should never delay seeking medical advice, disregard medical advice, or discontinue medical treatment because of information provided by this Service.

Reliance on any information provided by Sensible Seeds employees, other parties privy to the Service, or other users of the Service is solely at your own risk.


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