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Marijuana for Anorexia
High Desert California
What are the conditions that qualify for Medical Marijuana?
Orange County & Riverside patients who suffer from over 200 conditions can qualify for a recommendation. Some of the most common conditions include:
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Patients suffering from Anorexia can benefit from medical marijuana. High Desert, CA. and Los Angeles, CA. our doctors offer medical marijuana recommendations to anorexia patients. Marijuana has proven to boost the appetite in people with anorexia, including HIV and cancer related anorexia. In patients with HIV-AIDS, anti-retroviral drugs can cause severe nausea and appetite loss, resulting in anorexia and AIDS wasting syndrome.
There is tremendous evidence of the hunger-inducing properties of cannabinoids, in conditions such as cancer cachexia, that involve loss of appetite and weight. THC has been found to be an effective appetite stimulant in patients with advanced cancer and Alzheimer's disease. THC can also boost appetite and well-being and result in weight gain in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a progressive lung disease that causes appetite loss, cachexia and early mortality.
In cases of classic anorexia nervosa, the appetite stimulating effects of cannabinoids may be less intense. However, anecdotal evidence shows that some patients with anorexia see psychological benefits from Medical marijuana. High Desert, CA. and Los Angeles, CA. our doctors offer medical marijuana recommendations to patients with anorexia and cachexia, to boost appetite and help them gain weight, especially when used as in addition to other treatments.
Patients with HIV often suffer from anorexia and use medical marijuana to stimulate the appetite and reduce nausea. In a Columbia University clinical trial, smoked marijuana was shown to have a clear medical benefit in HIV-positive patients. When given cannabis four times daily, patients experienced substantial increases in food intake with few side-effects.
A study in San Francisco found that the patients gained weight and their condition improved when given medical marijuana for anorexia. To help boost appetite and prevent anorexia, our doctors can provide legal recommendations for medical marijuana. High Desert, CA. and Los Angeles, CA. patients can call 888-4THC-MD1 (888-484-2631) to get an appointment.
Anorexia patients who use medical marijuana have demonstrated positive results in weight gain, mood and quality of life. In California physicians are allowed to recommend marijuana for some medical conditions, including anorexia.
Thanks to significant evidence of the benefits of cannabis in treating anorexia, physicians can provide anorexia patients recommendations for medical marijuana. High Desert, CA. and Los Angesles, CA. patients can call 888-4THC-MD1 (888-484-2631) to get an appointment with our doctors today!
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