This article has been reproduced from our sister site, Brainfever.com, to give readers an insight into the benefits of Delta-8-THC. The topic of understanding the side effects of marijuana is always a hot topic. As is the case with almost any substance, there are side effects of Delta-8-THC. The compound Delta-8-THC is the stereoisomer of Tetra-hydrocannabinol (THC). It is produced from the resin of the hemp plant. The compound Delta-8-THRC is the combination of Delta-8-THC and Cannabidiol (CBD).
It is often taken as an alternative to medical cannabis. However, the exact benefits and side effects of Delta-8-THC are not well understood. The article below aims to provide you with the necessary information regarding the uses of Delta-8-THC, as well as its side effects.
Things to know before taking Delta-8-THC
Before taking delta 8 thc it is important to have a basic understanding of the drug. There are two main types of side effects that are associated with the use of Delta-8-THC. The first type is the psychoactive side effects, which affect your cognitive function and perception. These can include confusion, dizziness, panic attacks and anxiety.
The second type of side effect is the non-psychoactive side effects, which do not affect your brain function but may still produce unpleasant symptoms. These can include dry mouth, blurred vision, fatigue and headache.
It is also worth noting that Delta-8-THC has been known to have some adverse health implications for pregnant women and their future children. It is important to note that these side effects can range from mild to severe depending on the individual person’s tolerance level as well as how much Delta-8-THC they take in at once.
Delta-8-THC has been found to be effective in alleviating such symptoms as chronic pain, migraines, nausea, anxiety and depression. Some of the benefits are as follows:
- It is a safe natural alternative treatment for epilepsy
- It is particularly helpful in treating fibromyalgia
- It can alleviate chronic pain without the side effects of opioids
- As it does not have the addictive properties of traditional treatments for chronic diseases, it is a viable option when other treatments fail to work.
Delta-8-THC side effects
Delta-8-THC is used in some medical treatments as an alternative to medical cannabis. Medical cannabis is a substance legally used by doctors to treat various conditions. Delta-8-THC is often used for people who have trouble being treated with traditional methods. The side effects of Delta-8-THC are not well understood due to a lack of research.
Delta-8-THC has been shown to work as an appetite stimulant and pain reliever, as well as controlling vomiting and nausea. It has also been found to be effective for the treatment of spinal cord injury, chronic pain, and depression that persists from a neurological condition or other injury. There have been limited tests on the compound; therefore, it is difficult to determine precisely what the side effects are.
Some patients who take Delta-8-THC experience dizziness, drowsiness, shortness of breath, low blood pressure, increased heart rate, fatigue, loss of appetite and dry mouth. These symptoms can be alleviated by taking lower doses at first or by taking a break from Delta 8 every few days.
How to take Delta-8-THC?
Delta-8-THC is typically taken orally. It can be smoked, which is not recommended as it poses a potential risk of lung cancer and other respiratory issues.
Delta-8-THC (a compound with 8 Carbon atoms) is most commonly found in clear liquid droplets or in crystalline form, although it has also been found in a powder form or as an extract.
Delta-8-THC containing products
Delta-8-THC containing products are not available in the United States. Delta-8-THC is an analogue of THC, which means it shares its psychoactive properties.
Delta-8-THC does not cause the high typically associated with THC. It has a lower psych activity and can be used for pain relief without the side effects that come with traditional cannabis products. It is often used as an alternative to medical cannabis, or taken when one wants to avoid the intoxicating effect of marijuana.