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I have fibromyalgia the pain is unbearable i can't sleep depressed exhausted taking meds that don't help considering marijuana what r the health risks?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice
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In brief: Possibly helpful

Studies have demonstrate utility of medicinal cannabis for fibromyalgia.
Depression is regarded by many doctors to naturally follow upon chronic restless non- restorative sleep. Medicinal cannabis patients report marked sleep benefit from minimal cannabis, which has never shown addictive potential. Middle-age persons, beyond adolescent self-image problems, usually have no dependency issues.

In brief: Possibly helpful

Studies have demonstrate utility of medicinal cannabis for fibromyalgia.
Depression is regarded by many doctors to naturally follow upon chronic restless non- restorative sleep. Medicinal cannabis patients report marked sleep benefit from minimal cannabis, which has never shown addictive potential. Middle-age persons, beyond adolescent self-image problems, usually have no dependency issues.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Dr. Bettina Herbert
Consider changing what you eat. Highly refined foods that are also very addictive like sugar, white flour, chemical additives (diet soft drinks) only feed the pain. Start with adding lots of fresh veggies and fruits and cutting down or eliminating the "white" as well as gluten, dairy, soy, corn and red meat. If you start feeling better after about a month, you know you are on the right track. Consider adding probiotics (good bacteria for your gut) as well.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Pain situation is too extreme. I believe psychological factors at play!
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
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In brief: Multiple pain sympto

What u r having is common , talk with u physician and seek his advise , but remebe pain can be chronic and medication can only help u deal with it.
As far cannabis goes , i don't advise u to use it since it can cause symptoms similar to schizophrenia . Good luck.

In brief: Multiple pain sympto

What u r having is common , talk with u physician and seek his advise , but remebe pain can be chronic and medication can only help u deal with it.
As far cannabis goes , i don't advise u to use it since it can cause symptoms similar to schizophrenia . Good luck.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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Dr. Edwin Perez
Pain Management

In brief: Fibromyalgia

Marijuana won't help ur energy level or ur depression.
Not too many risks but for u not much benefit either.

In brief: Fibromyalgia

Marijuana won't help ur energy level or ur depression.
Not too many risks but for u not much benefit either.
Dr. Edwin Perez
Dr. Edwin Perez
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