On Which conditions do doctors in California prescribe medical marijuana

On Which conditions do doctors in California prescribe medical marijuana

Medical marijuana in California is recommended (not prescribed) by a state-licensed medical health professional only if your medical condition falls under the ones listed by the state government. 

In California, people suffering from the following medical conditions or symptoms are eligible to apply for a medical cannabis card.
  • Anorexia
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Cachexia
  • Chronic pain
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • Migraines
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Spasticity
  • Seizures
  • Severe Nausea
Any medical condition or symptom that may severely affect the major life activities of a person (as per the Americans With Disabilities Act, 1990). Any medical condition or symptom that may put the physical and mental well being of a person in danger if left untreated.

I feel like more research is needed to learn about the efficiency of medical marijuana for anxiety. But the anecdotal reports and various studies show that medical marijuana can be helpful in reducing stress levels in people suffering from anxiety. 

That is why people suffering from PTSD take the help of medical cannabis to manage their symptoms. Research shows that medical cannabis can be helpful in managing anxiety, and can work as an alternative to typical anti-anxiety medication. 

Many people use medical marijuana to deal with their anxiety issues such as generalized anxiety disorder. But it all depends upon the strain you are using. There are certain cannabis strains that can induce anxiety and paranoia in some people. 

So, it is important to choose the right strain when looking to manage your anxiety. You should always consult your medical marijuana doctor before choosing any strain.

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