10 Medical Conditions That Medical Marijuana Will Treat

Below are just 10 medical conditions that medical marijuana will successfully treat.

1. Alzheimer’s

Marijuana may be able to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, according to research by the Scripps Research Institute published in “Molecular Pharmaceutics.”

 

2. Anxiety

Harvard Medical School found that marijuana may have anti-anxiety effects. Of course, keep in mind that high doses may increase anxiety and paranoia. Have anxiety and looking for a marijuana doctor in Sarasota? We can help, contact All Natural MD Sarasota today for more information and to get started.

 

3. Arthritis

Marijuana can alleviate pain and inflammation linked to arthritis.

 

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4. Cancer

Research published in the journal “Molecular Cancer Therapeutics” suggests that cannabidiol, a chemical compound found in marijuana, turns off the “ID-1″ gene, which cancer cells use to spread. Have cancer and looking for a marijuana doctor in Tampa? We can help, contact All Natural MD Tampa today for more information and to get started.

 

5. Epilepsy

The use of cannabis to treat epilepsy and other neurological conditions has been studied for a number of years. It has been hotly debated too. The FDA approval of Epidiolex will soon bring to market the first plant-based drug derived from the cannabis plant in the U.S. Before it can be distributed on the market, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) must place it on the Drug Schedule and states must create a pathway for it.

 

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6. Glaucoma

Researchers are working to develop new cannabis-based drugs to treat glaucoma pain after determining marijuana’s effectiveness for treating the condition. Glaucoma is a condition that increases pressure inside the eyeball and can lead to vision loss.

 

7. Lung health

Research in the “Journal of the American Medical Association found that marijuana can increase lung capacity – not decrease it, as many people have long believed.

 

8. Multiple sclerosis

A study published in the found that cannabinoids significantly reduced multiple sclerosis pain.

 

9. Nausea

Marijuana contains a minimum of 60 cannabinoids. THC is the primary chemical associated with its mind-altering effects. THC has been used in the treatment of nausea, including drug- or chemotherapy-induced nausea.

 

10. Parkinson’s Disease

Research published in medpage found that marijuana use eased tremors and improved fine motor skills in patients with Parkinson’s disease.

 

If you have any of the following medical conditions and are looking for a medical marijuana doctor in your area, please contact All Natural MD today for more information and to get started. (800) 250-6737.

 

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