Studies on Medical Marijuana and Illness, Part 4: Arthritis, Diabetes, and Chronic Pain
Welcome to the fourth and final part of our series on medical studies and Cannabis. In this segment, we’ll examine some of the documented health benefits of medical marijuana for patients who suffer from chronic pain, diabetic neuropathy, and arthritis. You may also be interested in reading the other portions of this series for more information about other qualifying medical conditions:
Part 1 – Medical Marijuana for Cancer, Tumors, and Glaucoma
Part 2 – Medical Marijuana for Nausea, ALS, and MS
Part 3 – Medical Marijuana for Anxiety, Insomnia, and PTSD
If you or someone you love is living with any of these conditions, medical Cannabis may be able to offer a greater degree of pain relief and symptom management than unsupported traditional treatment. To discuss whether you qualify for medical Cannabis in Massachusetts, call Inhale MD today at (617) 477-8886. We will keep your information confidential.
Medical Marijuana and Arthritis Pain Relief
Arthritis is one of the most common medical conditions in the United States. According to CDC data, approximately 52.5 million adults “reported being told by a doctor that they have some form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia.” This data means that about one fifth of Americans live with arthritis today. Older adults are particularly susceptible, with nearly half of all adults aged 65 or older reporting a diagnosis.
There are dozens of different types of arthritis. Two of the most common forms are known as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA). While there are significant differenc Continue reading