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Qualifying Conditions

Listed below is information on qualifying conditions for the use of Medical Marijuana.  Please contact us if you do not see your condition listed to see if our doctors would be able to help you.  

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a nervous system disease that attacks nerve cells called neurons in your brain and spinal cord. These neurons transmit messages from your brain and spinal cord to your voluntary muscles – the ones you can control, like in your arms and legs. 

More Information can be found at Medlineplus.gov

 

Medical Marijuana and ALS

There is evidence to support that the use of Medical Marijuana may prolong the life and slow the symptoms of ALS patients.

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Muscle Spasms

Most common reason is overuse, but there is many reasons that you may experience muscle spasms.  Common reasons are muscle fatigue, dehydration and electrolytes being off balance.

 

 

Medical Marijuana and Muscle Spasms

Spasms our thought to be controlled by areas in the brain with a high abundance of cannabinoid receptors. Medical Marijuana has shown evidence of calming those areas and improves the quality of life for the patient.

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Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a group of more than 30 inherited diseases. They all cause muscle weakness and muscle loss. Some forms of MD appear in infancy or childhood. Others may not appear until middle age or later. The different types can vary in whom they affect, which muscles they affect, and what the symptoms are. All forms of MD grow worse as the person’s muscles get weaker. Most people with MD eventually lose the ability to walk.

More Information can be found at Medlineplus.gov

 

Medical Marijuana and Muscular Dystrophy

There is evidence that has showed that Medical Marijuana will greatly reduce the pain that comes with Muscular Dystrophy. It has shown to greatly improve the quality of life for those concerned.

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes muscle pain and fatigue. People with fibromyalgia have “tender points” on the body. Tender points are specific places on the neck, shoulders, back, hips, arms, and legs. These points hurt when pressure is put on them.

More Information can be found at Medlineplus.gov

 

Medical Marijuana and Fibromyalgia

Medical Marijuana in many cases has shown to reduce the pain and other symptoms that come with Fibromyalgia.  It can also in many cases reduce nausea in patients with the disease.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome 

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a problem that affects the large intestine. It can cause abdominal cramping, bloating, and a change in bowel habits. Some people with the disorder have constipation. Some have diarrhea. Others go back and forth between the two. Although IBS can cause a great deal of discomfort, it does not harm the intestines.

More Information can be found at Medlineplus.gov

 

Medical Marijuana and IBS

Medical Marijuana can in most cases help with many symptoms of IBS to improve the quality of life for the people who take it. A few of the symptoms that it can help with are cramps, diarrhea, cramps and pain.  This is not a cure for IBS, but could greatly improve the quality of life.

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Disclaimer: Most all health definitions are pulled from MedlinePlus and did so in accordance with with the MedlinePlus Linking policy, if you have any questions, please feel free to Contact us.

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