'Marijuana Health News': Cannabis Increases the Noise in Your Brain
Dec 06, 2015 11:53 PM EST | By abbie uychiat
It's already been a known fact that marijuana can work wonders in the medical world. It may be legalized in numerous states but it's effectivity and side effects are still being questioned. As per Science Daily , it may have medical benefits; it does however increase the 'noise in the brain.' The website then added that it produces 'psychosis like effects' which is similar to those individuals suffering from schizophrenia.
Numerous studies done previously came into conclusion that " ∆9-THC increases random neural activity, termed neural noise, in the brains of healthy human subjects. " As per the study's results, chemical substances present in marijuana are said to increase 'neutral noises' which tigers psychosis like effects in the brain.
A Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, the senior author of the study Dr. Deepak Cyril D'Souza cited that some individuals could get psychosis like symptoms with only a half joint consumption.
"At doses roughly equivalent to half or a single joint, ∆9-THC produced psychosis-like effects and increased neural noise in humans,"
The first author of the study, Dr Jose Cortes-Briones who is a Postdoctoral Associate in Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine stated that:
"The dose-dependent and strong positive relationship between these two findings suggest that the psychosis-like effects of cannabis may be related to neural noise which disrupts the brain's normal information processing,"
Dr. John Krystal, Editor of Biological Psychiatry then added that:
"This interesting study suggests a commonality between the effects on the brain of the major active ingredient in marijuana and symptoms of schizophrenia, the impairment of cortical function by ∆9-THC could underlie some of the cognitive effects of marijuana. Not only does this finding aid our understanding of the processes underlying psychosis, it underscores an important concern in the debate surrounding medical and legalized access to marijuana."
There are so many ways we can experience exposure to harmful poisons, and in many cases, we may not realize it's happening. From household cleaners and similar products to children's toys, there are often toxins and poisonous products and ingredients lurking in even the most unsuspecting of places.
All pro level athletes know about the dedication needed to not just accomplish their goals, but to achieve even bigger targets in their lives. It's also a commonly known fact that fitness and exercise alone cannot get them there. Putting the right food into their bodies is equally important.
Asian nourishment all in all is substantially more sound than Western cooking. With the absence of dairy fat and added substances, alongside an emphasis on zingy season and crisp fixings, it's anything but difficult to discover solid alternatives on any Asian-propelled menu.
Tired of the conventional three-course meals at wedding receptions? Want something different? Give the menu a twist with our trendy wedding food ideas.
The United Kingdom, which is considered one of the most interesting places in the world. Mainly due to the versatility of its existence and the Union of the countries involved in the empire.
Traveling to new cities is always an exciting adventure. One of the best ways to see a city and try local food is by visiting famous night markets. Night markets are always bustling and full of locals and foreigners trying the delights.