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Consume Cannabis As Part Of A Healthy Lifestyle

6 Reasons Adding Cannabis to Your Lifestyle Can Make You Happier

You don’t have to suffer from a medical malady just to enjoy cannabis. Even if you’re quite healthy, adding cannabis to your lifestyle can have noticeable effects that will help you become happier than before. Among the common benefits regular cannabis users enjoy are:

  1. Better sleep Poor sleep can lead to fatigue, poor concentration and memory, sleepiness, and other complications that increase one’s risk for accidents. Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, a cannabinoid found in cannabis, heavily resembles anandamine, a cannabinoid found in the human brain that regulates memory, mood, and sleep. THC is found to decrease the time it takes for a person to fall asleep, and it is also said to promote better breathing and provide longer-lasting deep sleep. Plus, cannabis not only helps relieve sleeplessness, it can also help address the cause of the condition.
  2. Reduced stress and anxiety Anxiety and stress can easily render counting sheep a futile activity as these 2 responses heavily affect a person’s quality of sleep. Cannabidiol or CBD in cannabis is found to significantly decrease anxiety prior to activities that typically trigger anxiety attacks. Also, regular marijuana use is said to blunt response to acute stress. This is because CBD, like benzodiazepines, affects the GABA (or gamma-aminobutyric acid) transmitters that counteract the brain chemicals which trigger anxiety. The difference is that CBD oil -- and marijuana in general -- has less potential for addiction compared to these anti-anxiety medications.
  3. Pain relief
    It’s no joke living with chronic pain. What’s worse is sometimes, this type of pain can be unresponsive to common pain relief medication. However, marijuana use is found to help in this aspect. The high feeling induced by THC helps the user concentrate on something else other than the pain, and this cannabinoid also has sedative effects that help numb pain and induce sleep. For this purpose, cannabis oil can be taken orally, mixed into food, or applied topically in the form of gels, lotions, and creams.
  4. Appetite stimulation
    Casual marijuana users are only all too familiar with the munchies. Cannabis use raises the levels of 2 hunger-regulating hormones, ghrelin and leptin, in the body. This, in turn, encourages individuals to eat more than they usually do. Plus, people who use marijuana are more likely to say that the food they had tasted better, one study says. 
  5. A new hobby
    While the list of medical benefits brought about by cannabis consumption is already impressive as it is, it’s not the only reason that people are using marijuana. The cannabis plant comes in different species and strains, and each has different characteristics that often affect people in a certain way, like bringing on the munchies or varying degrees of the couch-lock sensation. At the same time, cannabis products come in all shapes and forms for different purposes and uses. Discovering which strains, products, and ways of use produce the experience you want can prove to be a fun adventure. Plus, it’ll give you another topic of interest to talk about in appropriate social situations.
  6. Another reason to interact socially
    In relation to the above reason, it’s also worth mentioning that cannabis use is very much a social activity. Cooking up a batch of infused brownies or whole recipes using cannabis oil, trying them out, and comparing the experience can be a fun bonding experience for friends. Cannabis can also reduce stress and anxiety and encourage people to open up to others. This, in turn, can help them engage in conversations or join events without agonizing too much over the decision to do so. Cannabis can be a shared activity with your significant other, too. Not only will this prove to be a new topic of conversation, it can also open doors to better orgasms and add spice to your relationship.

Enjoying these benefits comes with the responsibility of familiarizing yourself with the laws surrounding cannabis use in your area. Make sure that you align your lifestyle in accordance to these laws so that you and your friends can indulge in your hobby without getting hassled along the way. 

Positive Social Interactions And An Uplifted Mood: This Is HAPPY.