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Doctor insights on: Fibromyalgia And Cannabis Sativa

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Fibromyalgia (Definition)

Widespread pain and tenderness on palpation of specific muscle points, associated with variety of other symptoms that include fatigue, sleep disturbances, depression, anxiety, ...Read more


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What is the treatment for fibromyalgia syndrome? Does ingested cannabis and vitamin D help?

What is the treatment for fibromyalgia syndrome? Does ingested cannabis and vitamin D help?

Each case is unique: Each case is unique, what works for one may not work for another. I suggest you consult a clinician for a thorough clinical evaluation including history, physical examination, and blood tests. You and your doctor may also decide to consider alternative therapeutic modalities. ...Read more

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Is cannabis a dangerous drug?

Is cannabis a dangerous drug?

Yes: Please don't believe the hype of cannabis being "safe". There are serious side-effects associated with use and overuse of the drug. ...Read more

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Who is eligible for a cannabis card?

Patients w/ Chronic: Disease. Each state that has medical marijuana laws have different medical conditions that qualify them for obtain cannabis as treatment. You will need to check with the department of health for the state that you live in. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be addicted to cannabis?

Is it possible to be addicted to cannabis?

Absolutely: A person can become "addicted" to many different things. Gambling, sex, food, drugs and alcohol, are some of the main ones. If a person engages in a behavior which they know could potentially lead to dire consequences and the person continues to engage in the behavior, some experts call such a thing an addiction. ...Read more

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Why is cannabis illegal? Is it really bad for you?

Why is cannabis illegal? Is it really bad for you?

Not good: Canabis long term use is associated with a several fold increase in the likelihood of developing a Psychotic process the worst of which is schizophrenia. it is also associated with the so called " Amotivational syndrome" where the person's motivation and ambition gradually dwindles down ... avoid it , be healthy ...Read more

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Is there actual research on the effects of cannabis?

Of course: There have been hundreds (maybe thousands, I'm not sure) of research studies on cannabis. Here's a good place to start: http://www.healthline.com/health/addiction/marijuana/effects-on-body ...Read more

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Please answer! what medical uses is cannabis used for?

Please answer! what medical uses is cannabis used for?

Several: Cancer, Migraines, Chronic Pain, IBD/IBS, Seizures, Hepatitis C, HIV, AIDS, Cachexia, Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, PTSD, Difficulty Sleeping due to Pain. There are several more but these are generally considered acceptable conditions across the 25 medically legal states. ...Read more

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Help please! is cannabis use recreational or medicinal?

Only with RX: Only with a prescription is cannabis use ever medicinal. It is not used recreationally as a medicine. ...Read more

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People with m/s smoke cannabis why? How does that help?

Pain relief: Only in certain cases of ms when there is spinal cord disease, pain and spasticity and cramp mostly in the lower extremities , cannabis may help in symptomatic relief. ...Read more

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Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use ...Read more


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