By Winston Peki.
With the widespread legalization of medical marijuana, many people turn to the drug for a more natural pain relief method.
As a natural pain-relief drug, some experts consider cannabis more suitable for your body than the synthetic pharmaceuticals available.
The reasoning behind this is that the body can metabolize natural chemicals better than synthetic ones the same way it can digest natural foods better than processed ones.
Synthetic drugs, as with processed food, can create by-products, which remain as harmful toxins in the body, causing strain on the liver and kidneys. Some (medical) strains of cannabis also provide many health benefits, such as anti-oxidant, anti-depressant, anti-anxiety, pain-suppression, and anti-inflammatory effects.
Not only studies, but many users strongly support the pain-relieving properties of medical marijuana in anecdotal reports. Different types of strains, however, suit different pain