In the world of cannabis, there are countless areas that are misunderstood. With all the new discoveries around the world, this is about to change. Here we look at research on hypertension and cannabis.
Let’s start with an overview of the disease. High blood pressure is a serious chronic disease that raises arterial blood pressure. This forces the heart to work harder and faster than normal. High blood pressure can cause many dangerous diseases. Atherosclerosis, stroke and aortic aneurysm are just some of the many examples. One-third of the American population suffers from high blood pressure. If left untreated, it can lead to heart disease and failure, vascular disease, kidney failure and even heart attacks.
High blood pressure is one of the leading causes of premature death worldwide.