Cannabis flower is effective for treating symptoms of fatigue. This is according to real-time data collected by University of New Mexico (UNM) researchers.
Using a mobile software app to measure the effects of consuming different types of common and commercially available cannabis flower products on fatigue levels in real-time, UNM researchers found that more than 91% of people in the study sample that used cannabis flower to treat fatigue reported symptom improvement.
People who consumed cannabis cigarettes, or joints, to combust the flower reported greater symptom relief than pipe or vaporizer users.
Why It Matters
Fatigue is a core feature of many types of illnesses. Several studies have shown that people with chronic pain, cancer, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis report increased energy levels after consuming medical cannabis. Other research shows patients are increasingly supplementing or switching entirely from conventional pharmaceutical prescription medications to medical cannabis, demonstrating a revealed preference for using this ancient and natural form of medicine.
In their recent study, titled “The Effects of Consuming Cannabis Flower for Treatment of Fatigue” published in the journal Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids, UNM researchers showed that …