Cannabis can help reduce fatigue, findings from a three-year-long study suggest

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A new U.S. study suggests using cannabis may help reduce fatigue, although authors make clear the ultimate effects depend on the individual consumer. Vast majority experienced overall improvement in fatigue Results appeared to be consistent and dramatic. “On average, 91.94 per cent of people experienced decreased fatigue following consumption,” the study notes. They conclude that future research would benefit from investigating real-time effects of cannabis use on behavioural and mental fatigue under altered bodily states in healthy people and clinical populations. Researchers considered subjective changes in fatigue intensity both prior to and following cannabis consumption. On a scale of zero to 10, the average symptom intensity reduction, as rated by study participants, was about 3.5 points.

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A new U.S. study suggests using cannabis may help reduce fatigue, although authors make clear the ultimate effects depend on the individual consumer.

Based on the consumer’s metabolic states and the specific properties of the weed product consumed, “the magnitude of the effect and extent of side effects experienced likely vary,” the authors write in the article published in the peer-reviewed journal, Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids.

Participants used cannabis commercially available in the U.S.

Despite more legal cannabis access and use in the U.S., particularly...

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