More Than Pain Relief: Sustained Cannabis Use Leads to Improved Cognition in Cancer Patients

By SciTechDaily on July 9, 2023

According to new research, cannabis use in cancer patients not only reduces pain and improves sleep but also appears to enhance cognitive function over time. The study, one of the first to assess the effects of over-the-counter cannabis products, discovered that consistent use for several weeks led to better cognition, possibly due to pain reduction.

New research indicates that cannabis may alleviate “chemo brain.”
New research from the University of Colorado Boulder reveals that cancer patients employing cannabis to manage their symptoms not only experience reduced pain and enhanced sleep quality, but also enjoy another unexpected advantage: after several weeks of continuous use, they seem to think more clearly.

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