Avoid Using Medical Cannabis to Treat Sleep Apnea

According to American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), sleep apnea ought to be avoided from the rundown of ceaseless restorative conditions for state medical cannabis programs, reports Tech Explorist.

Lead author Dr. Kannan Ramar said, “Until we have further evidence on the efficacy of medical cannabis for the treatment of sleep apnea, and until its safety profile is established, patients should discuss proven treatment options with a licensed medical provider at an accredited sleep facility.”

According to an estimate, almost 30 million adults in the U.S. have obstructive sleep apnea. After early creature considers exhibited that the manufactured cannabis extricate dronabinol enhanced respiratory solidness, late investigations in people have investigated the potential utilization of dronabinol as an elective treatment for sleep apnea.

from Sleep Review http://www.sleepreviewmag.com/2018/04/avoid-medical-cannabis-treat-sleep-apnea/

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