The Benefits Of Marijuana Cigarettes

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"I now have absolute proof that smoking even one marijuana cigarette is equal in brain damage to being on Bikini Island during an H-bomb blast.” -- Ronald Reagan. There has been so many different types of research on this specific plant about the positive and negative possibilities it can have on our world. Many people argue about how it can benefit for medical studies. Marijuana. Weed. Pot. Whatever you want to name it, it 's one of the most popular illegal substances in the world, gaining more and more support for legalization for both medicinal and recreational purposes. But what does this substance actually do to our body? Let 's take a deeper look into this interesting drugs, how does it benefits us, and the concerns about …show more content…
Pot smokers have been proven to be healthier and skinner than the average person because of their speedy metabolism. Though they consuming more calories, the stimulate does not allow weight gain within the average joint smoker. The second benefit cannabis has on the body is a short term effect. After smoking and getting though the high periods, most people get extremely hungry. This can be known as “the Munchies.” The Munchies is both a positive and a negative effect to the human body. The positive effect is speeding up your metabolism however, the negative effect is over eating. The reason for this is because there is two types of feelings regulated primarily by the hormones ghrelin and leptin. They are secreted in peripheral parts of the body, primarily in fat cells then sent to the brain’s hypothalamus, where they’re processed as hungry and full signals that either tells you to keep eating or stop. Cannabis can raise the individual’s heart rate by 20 to 100% right after smoking and this effect can last up to 3 hours. One long-term effect of marijuana is learning and memory part of the brain. Studies show that the use of marijuana can cause permanently damage areas of the brain. It can even cause someone’s IQ to drop drastically. Another long-term effect is fertility in both males and females: in other words, their reproductive hormones. For men, the stimulate causes low testosterone levels this can cause a decrease in sperm count. For women, this stimulate can cause irregular menstruation cycles. This can also cause problems for to give conceive thus leading to completely being

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