Marijuana 's Good Or Bad For Veterans With Ptsd? Essay

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Marijuana’s Good or Bad for Veterans with PTSD? Many people have been in furious arguments on whether the use of medical marijuana is a good treatment for veterans affected by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or if it simply not worth the risks that marijuana can cause long term. We will discuss what PTSD is and what effects marijuana has on veterans with PTSD. What are the benefits of the use of marijuana on veterans with PTSD and what are some of the negative effects of marijuana use? Do the risks of what marijuana can do long term outweigh what it can do to calm someone with PTSD? These questions are all important to know to help find results and the best course of action to help veterans with PTSD. Marijuana is a hemp plant that contains THC (delta-9 tetrahydro-cannabinol) which can give a mild euphoria and relaxation which is often referred to as being “high”. Because of this many people seek to recreationally smoke it. Some say it has its uses medically and can help treat certain problems. PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a condition that someone can develop after experiencing a traumatic event. PTSD is a consequence of the traumatic event, resulting in fear, helplessness. They experience thing like shock, anger, fear, guilt or even nervousness. For a person with PSTD these symptoms continue and sometimes increase making the person unable to lead a normal life.
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