- Those who have effects medicinal cannabisthey already know well, it is clear that the application of this herb has some temporary, interesting effects on our perception and brain
- Today we will see what science says about these short-term effects of "marijuana
Medical cannabis is most likely the most famous, psychoactive plant in the world.
The onset of cannabis effects can be expected within about 15 minutes when consumed by smoking. Foods are longer, from 30 minutes to 2 hours. (More in the article 4 differences between smoking and eating cannabis " ) When concentrates ortinctures it is quite possible that the effect will occur immediately.
Whatever your method of consumption, it is very likely that you will experience at least one of the following 6 he short-term effects of cannabis.
1. Mood lift
Earlier research has shown that cannabis active substances are capable of directly and indirectly affecting brain neurotransmitters responsible for mood regulation. To Psychoactive THC, sonespychoactive CBD affect serotonin levels in the brain , which is one of the nerve carriers playing a significant role in how you feel. Furthermore, cannabinoids have been shown to cause dopamine release, which works as an internal sense of reward. Increasing the level of this neurotransmitter in the brain results in feelings of happiness, joy and, in some, improvement of concentration and concentration.
The last one worth mentioningendocannabinoid anandamide, produced naturally by the human body, which ( as well like THC) acts as a trigger for CB1 and CB2 receptors, responsible for feelings of physical and psychological rewards, ie feelings of happiness and euphoria. (More in the article "Runners intoxication, sport and hemp")
2. Changes memory
As you have surely heard, cannabis consumption has certain effects on the function of your memory and thus memory space and work.
For example, some users have problems with focusing on work or the inability to learn effectively. Overall, however, opinions differ in this respect.
Disruption forFor example, memory can result in forgetting where you put your car keys or where you came to this business.
3. Changes in concentration
Of course, everything again depends on the total consumed dose. The exception in this case is not even the effects of cannabis on the ability to concentrate. Some of the users praise the effects of specific varieties, which are in the right dose of concentration to stimulate and ampli. However, if you survive with your favorite herb, you can very likely expect your attention to be temporarily.
Studies2010, addressing the disruption of visual selection, has examined this issue in 26 people who received either placebo or product with four days prior to testing high content THC. As a result, all those who received real THC had a worse result in visual peasant testsce. In addition, the rule has shown that the more THC a person has, the worse the results.
The problem seems to be high doses of THC .Some of varieties of cannabis, for example high CBD content , however, impair less concentration skills. The unofficial evidence from many Internet discussions even suggests that cannabis may help at the right dosepatients suffering from ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
4. fatigue, drowsiness, mistiness
There are many reasons why many, after consuming cannabis, experience drowsiness or mental fog. First, cannabis in higher doses acts as a sedative. However, this effect is also quite possibly the basis for its demonstrable antidotes epresive effects.
Many of the studies speak mainly about anxiolytic effect cannabinoid CBD which is not yet sufficiently exploredto soothe the sometimes overly active minds of patients.
5. Reduction of inflammation, antioxidant effect
Those of you who have read our previous article "The effect of cannabis on neurodegenerative disorders " already know that cannabis has irreversible, anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective effects.
Current research focuses on this effect of medical cannabis because of the need to develop more effective treatment options for neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson, or multiple sclerosis.
6. Other effects of "marijuana" on the brain
In addition to the large five, cannabis has the following, possible short-term effects:
- Increased anxiety or paranoia
- Increase sexual desire
- Increasing appetite
- Pain reduction
Of course, healing cannabis has a lot of other interesting long-term and short-term effects concerning both your body and our psyche. Because medical cannabis is highly individualized medicine, we can expect different symptoms and effects varying from patient to patient. The key is to find the right variety cannabinoid mix and a balanced dose. Learn more in the article hemp for beginners or start to conscious treatment "