Use as a treatment option
Marijuana use for its medicinal value is becoming more and more prevalent, causing many experts to change their mind about its benefits as a pharmaceutical. In the past it would have seemed crazy to have your doctor prescribe weed as a cure-all, and frankly, it still seems a little crazy. As more and more studies are published about marijuana and its benefits, it seems as if doctors are becoming more accepting of marijuana, viewing it as much more than simply a street drug.
While recreational use may still be in question and controversial, many people are beginning to reevaluate their stance about the legality of marijuana for medical purposes.
We believe Florida’s doctors should be able to prescribe marijuana as a form of treatment for patients suffering from a specific set of chronic conditions. Our purpose at The Holland Club is not to try to convince you that you need to smoke weed, but more so to open your mind to its many benefits.
How marijuana affects your body.
Many recreational users enjoy the feeling delivered by the active ingredient, THC, in marijuana; for medical purposes, you do not have to get “high” to feel the beneficial effects of the drug. Without THC, marijuana has a high content of CBD. Some strains that medical professionals prescribe do not have THC that gives many that out-of-body feeling, but they still contain the healing properties that loosen the muscles, and relax the body overall from the CBD.
Marijuana may be able to help relieve symptoms of the following disorders:
From simple problems to more intense symptoms, marijuana can be used for a variety of different issues. Below are just a few ailments that medical usage may be able to relieve:
- Nerve pain
- Muscle spasms
- Multiple sclerosis
- Poor appetite causing weight loss.
- Crohn’s disease