Allergies to medical cannabis

  • Allergies to medical cannabis
  • Allergies to medical cannabis may manifest as mild symptoms such as coughing or redness of the eyes
  • Symptoms of severe anaphylaxis may also rarely occur

Allergy to medicinal cannabis

Do you know someone who likes allergies? This is hard to doubt. Most people hate them. In the Czech Republic, every fifth inhabitant suffers from them.

But what will bedo when you develop an allergy to your work, activity you enjoy or worse, something you really need? Since the beginning of the legalization of cannabis in a number of US states is growing along with the popularity of the number of cases where allergy medical "marijuana" excluded from work, for example budtendera (More in the article " 6 Tips to get to know the quality of cannabis ") or worse, prevented the otherwise successful treatment of the patient.Allergy tocannabis moreover, it may manifest itself in a number of symptoms.

Here is one of the many user queries about cannabis allergy: "I tested one of the hemp models. I used it for about 12 days beforeI found myself allergic to him. To make sure hes really cannabis, I changed to another variety. The reaction was the same - hemlock, full nose, red and teary eyes. Sometimes my eyes even burned. Theres them what, what would help meagainst arthritis as well as medicinal cannabis? Thank you "

Allergy is an exaggerated reaction of the immune system to protect the respiratory system from external, invasive particles. Although the antibodies generated during this reaction successfully stop the external invaders, the side reaction is the classic symptoms of allergy. Pollen, the most common allergen, is produced by trees, grass and all sorts of vegetation. The second most common allergen is mold that grows on rotting wood, dead leaves and grass. Although molds occur predominantly in humid environments, there are also forms that survive in the dry.

Investigating medical cannabis allergies

Even though the cannabis allergy is longradar of scientific studies, we can say with certainty that allergy to medical cannabis exists and is rise.

In countries where cannabis is already legal for recreational and leisur therapeutic purposes along with the enormous increase in demand, a wave of allergy-related cases rose. The link between legalization and increased allergies is quite clear.

Therapeutic cannabisis an unusual and interesting source of allergens. Cannabis plants (More in the article) it is, like pollen, an American ragweed, very light, lofty and able to travel many miles away. In addition, pollen from hemp can also come from female plants manifesting as hermaphrodite.

How can we consume cannabis - does it matter?

How Perhaps You Know medical cannabis it can be applied in many ways - smoking, vaporizing, eating afternutrients enriched with cannabinoids or ointments. Numerous researchers are currently engaged in mapping the most common applications of allergic reactions. One of the interim theories suggests THC as the main potential allergen , whose content has increased drastically in most cannabis models in recent years.

Signs of "marijuana" allergy

Before we begin to analyze the symptoms of true cannabis allergy, we need to determine if you are in fact allergic to substances that are not inherent in the cannabis plant - for example, mold. Allergic reactions to mold in cannabis are nothing new. Contaminated flower supplies can even cause "Bronchopulmonary aspergillosis", a fungal disease that needs to be treated with steroids, in some patients with a weakened immune system.

However, a true cannabis allergy is the response to a specific substance contained in a healthy, well-stored product. Inhalation of cannabis pollen in allergic people causes rhinitis, conjunctivitis and asthma symptoms. If he is an allergic person hemp smoke, arrives runny nose, sneezing, conjunctivitis, sore throat, coughing, wheezing, and breathing problems.

In isolated cases she was describedeven a possible allergic reaction after mere touch with cannabis, resulting in rash, tickling of the skin and swelling. There have also been cases of allergic reactions caused eating cannabis seeds , where an allergic reaction has caused more serious breathing problems and problems with speaking.

Treatment of cannabis allergy

William Silvers, a doctor in charge of a number of allergies from Colorado, USA, where cannabis is already legal for therapeutic and recreational purposes, published an article in February 2016 describing cases of three patients showing symptoms of cannabis allergy.

First of the patients, ka day-old cannabis smoker is He used to have a closed nose and later also a chronic cough, which began to manifest itself immediately after entering a new job, whose job was cutting and preparing hemp flowers. As a treatment mu was recommended a nasal spray and an inhaler that resulted in a significant reduction in symptoms.

In a second patient who had no allergic problems before, allergy symptoms began to appear shortly after starting work in a cannabis dispenser. The resulting diagnosis was asthma aggravated by the presence of large numbers of cannabis flowers, manifested by hay fever, redness of the eyes, and rare dermatitis. After being prescribed medication, his condition improved considerably.

The last of the patients was a heavy smoker conopi, which was taken by a rescue service suspected of severe anaphylaxis (a life-threatening allergic reaction manifested by massive histamine production and acute dyspnoea). Patient late hemp concentrate

The risk of cannabis allergy

If we look at the statistics, it is clear that Cannabis allergy is not common The allergic reaction after cannabis legalization in Colorado suggests that it is medical cannabis a mild allergen in which exposure to a high amount of bloom, pollen, or hemp smoke is required to exhibit acute allergy symptoms. "

So the good news for all cannabis enthusiasts is that cannabis allergy is not common and in most cases not serious. If the allergy manifests itself, it is possible in most cases to treat the symptoms with a number of anti-allergenic drugs. Unfortunately, in case of severe reactions, it is recommended to skip cannabis.

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