Medical Marijuana

There have been countless studies tackling the different health benefits of medical marijuana in the body. Some examples include pain management, anxiety control, appetite booster, sleep quality improvement, and prevention of tumor growth.  This innovative treatment option has also proven useful in managing several health conditions, such as seizures and the symptoms of AIDS and…

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Chronic pain is one of  the leading causes of hospital visits and medical care costs. In fact, the CDC estimated that about 20.4% or 50 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Some of the most common culprits of chronic pain include: Low back pain Neck pain Joint pain / Arthritis Neuropathic pain or neuropathy or…

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There has been a growing interest in how marijuana can help patients diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Many patients are trying medical marijuana to help manage their symptoms and disease. There have been reports that suggest marijuana is effective and may even help to prolong life.    What is ALS? ALS is a progressive…

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Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder that is characterized by recurring seizures. These seizures are the result of a sudden brain activity that disrupts how the brain cells function. This condition affects more than 3 million people worldwide. As of 2015, 1.2% of the US population had active epilepsy.  Most people who have epilepsy rely…

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With recreational marijuana now legal in 18 U.S. states as well as Washington D.C. and Guam, the growing trend of using marijuana legally has opened different options for consumers. These days, it’s no longer unusual to hear about different kinds of marijuana products available in the market. Besides its recreational use, marijuana is also widely…

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The use of medical marijuana for managing various conditions has seen a shift in recent years. Once controversial and problematic for its supposed addictive tendencies, now some states have legalized medical marijuana to treat various diseases. As of this writing, medical use of cannabis is now legal with a physician’s recommendation in 37 U.S. states.…

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Medical marijuana is most commonly used in the United States for pain management and relief. Even though it is not appropriate for severe, acute pain, such as that caused by bone fractures or surgeries, it is effective enough to manage chronic pain that plagues more than 50 million American adults.  Medical marijuana is safer than…

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When it comes to cancer treatment, we most commonly think of chemotherapy and radiation. While these treatments are often very effective, they come with many side effects, including pain. One way to minimize these symptoms is through the use of medical marijuana.  Not only does marijuana help with symptom relief, but studies have shown it…

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Back pain is a common ailment but can be debilitating to experience. Worse still, it can be brought on suddenly, leaving patients in severe pain while affecting their quality of life.  Just how common is back pain? It is estimated that 60%-70% of individuals in developing countries experience back pain at some point in their…

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For years, the medical benefits of marijuana have been explored as an alternative treatment for patients suffering from chronic pain, sleeping problems, and neurologic disorders.  However, as a highly regulated drug that is prone to abuse, many states have enumerated qualifying conditions that will make the use of medical marijuana legal and justifiable. In Florida,…

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Cancer is the name given to a group of diseases that are characterized by some of the body’s cells dividing without stopping and spreading into the surrounding tissue.  Cancer has been at the forefront of the medical cannabis movement with many seeking to prove through research cannabis’ efficacy in treating symptoms as well as showing…

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Arthritis is a debilitating disease that affects the joints. There are over 100 joint-related conditions that can be linked to arthritis, but the most common types can be narrowed down to three. All of these types come with pain and some degree of movement limitation, depending on the severity. At Gainesville pain management center, our…

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Multiple sclerosis (MS), a lifelong degenerative condition, has no known cure. This disease affects the functions of the brain and spinal cord, and it is also an autoimmune disorder that damages a patient’s immune system. According to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, some 2.5 million people around the world have been diagnosed…

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These days, many people want to try alternative treatment options for arthritic pain due to the ongoing opioid crisis. Medical marijuana is just that! This type of treatment has provided several benefits for people who are trying to manage arthritic pain. The symptoms of arthritis include inflammation, stiffness, swelling, tenderness and limited joint movements. All…

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