Marijuana’s Medical Benefits
There are a host of proven medical benefits of marijuana. Among the most well-known benefits are a painkilling or analgesic effect, an anti-anxiety effect, and the suppression of nausea and vomiting, particularly in those suffering from the side effects of chemotherapy or other nausea-inducing medications.
The health benefits of medical marijuana don’t end there. Numerous medical and scientific studies in recent years have suggested marijuana’s medical benefits can be used to treat a host of diseases, conditions, and ailments including:
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
- Crohn’s Disease
- Hospice Care
- Intractable Nausea/Vomiting
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Severe Anorexia/Cachexia
- Spinal Cord Damage with Intractable Spasticity
- Hepatitis C infection Currently Receiving Antiviral Treatment
- Inflammatory Autoimmune-mediated Arthritis
- Painful Peripheral Neuropathy
- Severe Chronic Pain
- Post-traumatic Stress Syndrome
No doubt continued studies will highlight additional health and medical benefits of marijuana in a therapeutic setting. One thing is certain—marijuana’s medical benefits are numerous and real.
At Albuquerque Integrative Medicine (AIM), our compassionate and professional staff are dedicated to helping qualified patients gain certification of eligibility for New Mexico’s medical cannabis program. We are a professional medical practice with a wealth of experience in pain management, and strongly support the use of medical cannabis when traditional medical interventions have failed.
While we do not provide direct access to medical marijuana, we can help you enter the state’s program. We are always happy to answer all of your questions about the program, the law as it pertains to the medical use of marijuana, and to assist you with the paperwork necessary to apply for certification by the State of New Mexico.
Medical marijuana is a proven and valuable therapy. If you suffer from a qualifying condition, let us help you experience marijuana’s medical benefits. Call Albuquerque Integrative Medicine today at 505-570-5447 and schedule an appointment.
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