Can Cannabis Help People With Insomnia? Study To Investigate Effect Of Medicinal Cannabinoid On Sleep


Researchers in Australia will conduct the first study on the effect of medicinal cannabis on adults with chronic insomnia.

Dangerous Effects Of Insomnia And Frequent Lack Of Sleep

The sedation effect of medicinal cannabis is believed to be a potential alternative treatment for people with sleep problems, a condition linked to increased risk for a range of illness, which include cancer and heart disease.

Sleep researchers have compared the dangers of taking sleeping pills to smoking a pack of cigarettes daily. People who lack sleep also have higher odds of obesity and depression.

“Insufficient sleep has been linked to the development and management of a number of chronic diseases and conditions, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and depression,” the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

More than a third of the population in the United States do not get enough sleep,

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