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She tried marijuana and says it helps calm her (she is bi polar) & can't find right meds 2 help her. I am afraid tht weed will escalate her disorder?

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Dr. Jehangir Rao
Holistic Medicine

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There is a natural Amino Acid combination along with a product called empower plus.
Numerous studies have shown it helps bipolar and other disorders. I have tried it on some patients with good results. I have no financial interest in the company. This would be a lot more effective, non addicting and safer than marijuana.

In brief: Go to truehope.net

There is a natural Amino Acid combination along with a product called empower plus.
Numerous studies have shown it helps bipolar and other disorders. I have tried it on some patients with good results. I have no financial interest in the company. This would be a lot more effective, non addicting and safer than marijuana.
Dr. Jehangir Rao
Dr. Jehangir Rao
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Dr. James Wells
Psychiatry

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While I do not recommend the use of any illegal substance, I have known a number of people with bipolar disorder and other forms of emotional distress who have reported that marijuana provides them with more of a calming experience than any medicine taken and with fewer side effects.
I doubt marijuana would make bipolar disorder worse in most people, but there are other potential risks. http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/marijuana-abuse/.

In brief: Very helpful for some

While I do not recommend the use of any illegal substance, I have known a number of people with bipolar disorder and other forms of emotional distress who have reported that marijuana provides them with more of a calming experience than any medicine taken and with fewer side effects.
I doubt marijuana would make bipolar disorder worse in most people, but there are other potential risks. http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/marijuana-abuse/.
Dr. James Wells
Dr. James Wells
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