Do you think that medicinal cannabis in Canada could help treat your condition and/or symptoms? You may be wondering which conditions qualify you for medical cannabis and which conditions medical cannabis can help treat. Research has shown great results with medical cannabis for a range of medical conditions, disorders and diseases.
For those that suffer from ADD, ADHD or other concentration related conditions, medical cannabis has proven to promote better focus and concentration and can be used in place of prescription stimulants.
For patients suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease, medicinal cannabis has shown the ability to remove toxic plaque found within the brain and actually block inflammation, protecting neurons in the brain.
For many patients who experience anxiety, addictive medications have been one of the only treatment options for years, however research has shown that medical cannabis has similar components to manufactured pharmaceutical medication without the symptoms and addictive properties.
For those suffering from the pain and discomfort caused by arthritis, medical cannabis has been shown to directly reduce and block inflammation along with reducing pain by activating CB2 receptors.
When it comes to cancer and cancer treatment, there are often many side-effects and symptoms. Medical cannabis has been proven to help with the pain, neuropathy, nausea, vomiting and even anorexia associated with the disease and treatment.
There are many conditions which may cause a patient to experience chronic nausea and/or vomiting, research however has shown that medical cannabis can be a great option for reducing nausea and stopping vomiting.
There are a number of illnesses and diseases which result in chronic pain, whether it is from cancer or fibromyalgia. Medical cannabis has been proven to reduce inflammation and pain experienced by patients by binding to CB1 receptors.
Those that suffer from colitis often experience painful, life-altering symptoms which can be debilitating to day-to-day life. Medical cannabis has proven to help with the pain sensation, nausea and overall feeling of unpleasantness often associated with colitis.
Much like other conditions, medical cannabis has shown great results in the treatment of Crohn’s Disease and other gastrointestinal conditions, this is due to the abundance of CB1 and CB2 receptors found within the gut.
Recent research has shown that normal function of the endocannabinoid system can become impaired in patients that suffer from anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders. Medical cannabis can improve endocannabinoid system function, improving the symptoms experienced by patients.
For those that experience seizures and epilepsy, research has shown great results when treating patients with medical cannabis. This is believed to be due to the fact that medical cannabis can work on signaling symptoms found within the brain, and also has protective anti-inflammatory properties.
Those that suffer from fibromyalgia often experience widespread pain throughout their entire body. Medical cannabis can provide relief from the pain and discomfort associated with fibromyalgia by binding to CB1 and CB2 receptors in the brain and body.
Those suffering from IBS understand the range of uncomfortable symptoms that can be associated with the disorder. Medicinal cannabis has been proven to help by improving gut motility and transit while reducing visceral pain and uncomfortable symptoms.
For patients that experience moderate to severe migraines, medical cannabis has been proven to reduce the pain and uncomfortable symptoms. This is due to the network of cannabinoid receptors which the cannabinoids found in cannabis can bind to, reducing the pain experienced.
For those with multiple sclerosis, the range of symptoms can have a huge impact on day-to-day life. Medicinal cannabis has be shown to reduce these symptoms including stiffness, muscle spasms, overactive bladder and even nerve pain.
Muscle spasms can be the result of numerous medical conditions and are debilitating to the patient’s overall life. Medical cannabis is able to interact with both CB1 and CB2 receptors, regulating neurotransmitters and reducing spasms experienced.
When it comes to Parkinson’s Disease, there are a range of debilitating symptoms most patients experience. Medical cannabis however has shown great results with reducing symptoms such as tremors, muscle spasms, insomnia and even anxiety.
For patients that suffer from PTSD, learned fear and extreme anxiety has become a way of life. However, Medical cannabis has been proven to reduce PTSD symptoms by binding to CB1 receptors, deactivating traumatic memories and addresses endocannabinoid deficiencies.
Whether you suffer from insomnia, restless leg syndrome or even sleep apnea, Medical cannabis research has shown great results in treating a number of sleep disorders, allowing patients to properly sleep and reduce the symptoms associated with their sleep disorder.