This Clip from Botany of Desire takes a clear-cut approach to thoroughly break down how marijuana helps alleviate symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Scientists layout evident research on the functions of our brain when we consume cannabis, beginning with the basic history of marijuana and ending on a modern point of view. Marijuana is broken down, tested and analyzed for the study of its effects on the human brain.
How marijuana affects brain function
The scientists in this video explain in layman’s terms how human brain receptors interact with the major compounds in cannabis and how this valuable information relates directly to such basic things as appetite, pain, and memory.
Forgetting is as vital as remembering
Scientists discover precisely how marijuana plays a critical role in memory and what we sometimes take for granted, forgetting. Memory provides great survival functions, however forgetting is essential to edit the flood of immeasurable information we run across on even an hourly basis in order to remember what’s important.
This video reminds us that memory can be crippling and traumatic, especially seen in post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD). Marijuana helps people with major trauma to forget haunting memories. Scientists show us how and why cannabis is a therapeutic option in re-training our brains to let go and heal.
The next time you feel consumed by brooding memories, try considering marijuana as a feasible remedy!
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