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How Medical Marijuana Can Help You Sleep Better


Cannabis has been around for thousands of years and has been used for many medical conditions and symptoms. One of the things cannabis is known for is its ability to help with a number of sleep problems.


Marijuana can help people who have bad sleeping habits and conditions, such as insomnia and narcolepsy. People who have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep can benefit from cannabis use, as well as people who get poor quality sleep.


Whether cannabis helps you with sleeping issues depends on you as a person among other things including delivery method, dosage, strain, etc. Many people find that indica-dominant strains help them sleep better, whereas sativa strains help with energy levels.


Cannabis and the Brain

When marijuana cannabinoids interact with cannabinoid receptors in the brain, they bind to receptors and send messages which increase levels of adenosine levels. They also suppress the brain’s arousal system, leading to tiredness.


CBD tends to promote sleep in higher doses but promotes alertness at lower doses. THC and CBD may also help with many chronic conditions that would interfere with sleep.


Cannabis and Sleep Quality

Lots of people have sleep problems that aren’t associated with an actual medical condition, as many people have trouble with the quality of sleep they are getting without even realizing it.


Cannabis and THC in particular can help you enter deep sleep phases and stay in those phases for longer. You can be asleep for 8 hours, but if your sleep quality is not good, you may still be tired.


Which Types of Cannabis Are Best for Sleep?

Sativa strains are believed to be more energizing, and indica strains are more relaxing. If you think cannabis may help you sleep, you should try an indica strain.


Medical Cannabis in Minnesota

Medical marijuana is legal in Minnesota and you can start getting ready for it now! If you think medical marijuana would benefit you, don’t wait any longer to see if you qualify!


Cannabis is a natural alternative medicine that has been around for thousands of years. It can help with various medical conditions and their symptoms, making your life easier and allowing you to get back to doing what you love without pain or discomfort.


Reserve an evaluation online today with one of our compassionate doctors, and we’ll book an appointment for you just as soon as we’re cleared to. We will begin taking appointments very soon!


You’ll meet with your doctor virtually, using your smartphone or computer for a telemedicine appointment. Together you’ll discuss your conditions, what medical marijuana might be able to do for you, and if you’re qualified to receive a Minnesota Marijuana Card, all without even leaving your home. You’ll even save $25 off the cost of the evaluation!


 

Doctors Who Care.

Relief You Can Trust.


Helping everyone achieve wellness safely and conveniently through increased access to medical marijuana. Our focus on education, inclusion, and acceptance will reduce the stigma for our patients by providing equal access to timely information and compassionate care.


If you have any questions, call us at (833) 781-6671, or simply reserve a medical marijuana evaluation to start getting relief you can trust today!


And don’t forget to check out Minnesota Marijuana Card’s Blog to keep up to date on the latest medical marijuana news, tips, and information.


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