The caveats

For medical patients, different methods of consumption can cause different therapeutic effects. Not everyone can process cannabinoids that are consumed orally, especially people with digestive disorders.

If you must inhale, the safest method is using a dry herb vaporizer that uses cannabis buds or flowers.

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Edibles, like gummies, candies, mints, cookies, and even some drinks are excellent choices that won't affect the lugs.

With ingestion methods, start low and see how it affects you. Wait two hours before taking more. Go slow if you are new to it.

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Effects on the immune system

There are over 100 cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. Most interact with the immune system, but research on the effects of cannabinoids on the immune system is contradictory.

While some of these compounds do appear to have anti-inflammatory properties in preclinical studies, it has not been proven to be effective against the new virus or other viral infections.

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Experts warn that smoking or vaping cannabis or anything else is not good for the lungs, regardless if it's during a pandemic or not.

Smoking specifically damages type 2 pneumocyte cells in the lungs. The new virus also binds to the type 2 pneumocytes. If you have less type 2 pneumocytes, your lungs are already under stress. If you smoke and contract the virus, you're going to be worse off.

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Certan medical conditions To be aware of in Covid-19 illness

Adults of any age with the following conditions can be more likely to get severely ill from COVID-19. Severe illness  means that a person with COVID-19 may need:

  • Hospitalization
  • Intensive care
  • A ventilator to help them breathe
  • Or they may even die

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It is often referred to incorrectly as the “Spanish flu.” Between 50 and 100 million people are thought to have died, representing as much as 5% of the world’s population. Half a billion people were infected.
Misconceptions about it may be fueling unfounded fears about the new virus.

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To cash in on the global craze for boosting immunity, many people are selling fraudulent products promising to cure, treat or prevent viral infection. 

There is no evidence that the advertised zinc supplements or green teas have any kind of effect. It is important to be wary of the hype and fake news.

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Why vitamin C won't 'boost' your immune system

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