Medical Cannabis for PTSD Anxiety and Depression

Studies show both negative and positive results for the use of marijuana for anxiety and depression. Some individuals with PTSD will feel a significant lessening of these symptoms. Others may feel an increase in them, as well as an increase in paranoia. However, the pills that doctors prescribe for the treatment of PTSD have similar

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Medical Cannabis and Cancer

Marijuana is the name for the dried leaves and buds of the Cannabis sativa plant. Alternative names for the substance are ganja, marihuana, hemp, weed, hash, grass, pot and more. The plant has been used in herbal remedies for centuries. Marijuana has biologically active cannabinoids, many of which have a therapeutic effect on your body.

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Marijuana/Cannabis and Multiple Sclerosis

Medical cannabis for multiple sclerosis has some specific effects that relate to the disease. Some of those effects include: Anti-inflammatory: MS causes inflammation related to the myelin damage. That inflammation and resulting damage cause the physical symptoms felt by MS patients, including motor control issues, weakness and spasms. Marijuana has an anti-inflammatory property that may

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MEDICAL CANNABIS: HOW DOES IT HELP?

How does it help? Cannabinoids — the active chemicals in medical marijuana — are similar to chemicals the body makes that are involved in appetite, memory, movement, and pain. Research suggests cannabinoids might: Reduce anxiety Reduce inflammation and relieve pain Control nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy Kill cancer cells and slow tumor growth

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$50 Qualifying Exams for Medical Marijuana Patients

The most common use for medical marijuana in the United States is for pain control. While marijuana isn’t strong enough for severe pain (for example, post-surgical pain or a broken bone), it is quite effective for the chronic pain that plagues millions of Americans, especially as they age. Part of its allure is that it

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MEDICAL CANNABIS FOR CHRONIC PAIN

Millions of people around the world suffer every day from chronic pain. The World Health Organization estimates that 20% of people worldwide have some form of chronic pain. This includes fibromyalgia, back pain, neck pain, chronic fatigue syndrome, TMJ disorder, sciatica and more. According to pharmaceutical industry data, pain is a $13.2 billion market. Not only

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DOORS OPENING SEPTEMBER 1st !!

We are excited that our doors will be opening Sept 1, 2017.  So many patients have suffered with chronic pain only to be offered addiction, constipation, and frustration. We are hopeful that our care will improve a patient’s quality of life.

Medical Marijuana For Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can be an incredibly debilitating condition. For many who live with it on a daily or near daily basis, the condition can be so oppressive, it affects other parts of their lives, impacting their mood, health, and overall well-being. Unfortunately, many treatment options are only nominally effective. Worse, commonly prescribed drugs like opioids

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In a special legislative session June 23, Gov. Rick Scott approved a bill that effectively puts into action a state constitutional amendment approving medical marijuana passed by voters in 2016. The measure expands the list of debilitating conditions that could make patients eligible to receive marijuana as a medical treatment. It also increases the number

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