Medical marijuana has finally proven its effective medical properties in a variety of health conditions. Besides general pain-relieving properties, medical marijuana has helped improve the condition of patients suffering from nausea and vomiting, raise the appetites of individuals undergoing chemotherapy or AIDS. The synthetic component of marijuana, also called THC is available as a prescription drug, known as Marinol.
Marijuana also helps medical conditions and diseases including muscle spasms, Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, chronic pains, seizures, insomnia, appetite loss and a variety of cancers. However, in order to enjoy health benefits of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, one must first apply and get a medical marijuana (cannabis) card.
Voters in Pennsylvania considered these benefits substantial and have approved regulations that allow the use of medical marijuana by any patient that has a medical marijuana card. Otherwise, marijuana is still illegal for recreational use and classified as controlled substances for those who do not have a medical need for it.
In order to get accepted for a cannabis card, every patient living in Pennsylvania must first register with the State and apply for an ID card. After completing the preliminary application, you can visit Nature’s Pain Management Group, a team of doctors that can evaluate your need for medical marijuana. Once you have been cleared by our doctors, you can finalize your application and obtain your medical cannabis card.
Our doctors at Nature’s Pain Management Group will provide you with a recommendation if they consider that you really need it for your medical condition. Marijuana can also be an injurious drug, but it can supply tons of benefits if it is employed only, when somebody’s health truly needs it. The state of Pennsylvania has outlined a number of “Serious Medical Conditions” qualifying persons to be accepted in the Pennsylvania medical marijuana card program. These conditions are:
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis;
- Cancer, including remission therapy;
- Crohn’s disease;
- Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, and other associated neuropathies;
- Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders;
- HIV / AIDS;
- Huntington’s disease;
- Inflammatory bowel disease;
- Intractable seizures;
- Multiple sclerosis;
- Neurodegenerative diseases;
- Opioid use disorder for which conventional therapeutic interventions are contraindicated or ineffective, or for which adjunctive therapy is indicated in combination with primary therapeutic interventions;
- Parkinson’s disease;
- Post-traumatic stress disorder;
- Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain;
- Sickle cell anemia; and
- Terminal illness.
If you believe that you suffer from any of the above conditions, please request an appointment with the Pennsylvania medical marijuana doctors at Natures Pain Management Group. Our goal is to help relief and a positive impact to your quality of life.