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Uses and Treatment

Get to Know All the Uses and Treatments of Medical Marijuana

There are several different uses and treatment options for medicinal marijuana that we at 1-800 Medical Marijuana implement for our patients under the guidance of our on staff doctors.

Typically marijuana has had a negative connotation within society, but the fact of the matter is that there are numerous medical advantages to using medical cannabis. First and foremost it is legal in the eyes of the government and it is for the medical treatment of people who are suffering from certain types of diseases or pain.

Medical cannabis can be purchased through our dispensaries which are licensed to sell medical marijuana and have doctors on staff. You will first need a prescription from our physician before being granted access in purchasing medical marijuana from our dispensary. Our prescriptions are based on the physician's recommendation that the certain ailments you have require treatment through the medical use of marijuana.

Some Common Uses and Treatment

One of the most notable ailments medicinal marijuana is used for is to help treat glaucoma. The THC in marijuana has been proven to slow down the loss of vision and even reverse the effects. People have been able to have their sight restored altogether in some cases.

Among the more serious uses and treatment for medicinal marijuana is to aide those diagnosed with cancer. Medicinal marijuana aides cancer in to remission in most cases and helps alleviate pain.

Multiple Sclerosis
Muscle tissues respond better to the THC within marijuana than any other form of medicine which has been tried to date.

Chronic Pain
Chronic pain can be caused by a particular illness or from a condition all on its own. Medicinal marijuana has been proven to be very effective in combating the effects of pain on the central nervous system.

Using medicinal marijuana to assist those with AIDS is a fairly recent addition to the many different uses for medicinal marijuana. THC seems to be effective in slowing down the spread of the disease throughout the body.

Arthritis is another one of the hallmark physical ailments for which medicinal marijuana is used. Those in their older years and those early onset arthritis can find some relaxation in medical grade cannabis. Bones do not ache nearly as much when treated in this manner.