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Medical Marijuana for Gastritis
Hesperia and High Desert, California
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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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Sufferers of gastritis, take heart. This painful, inflammatory condition affects the lining of the stomach and there are usually very few options to treat the pain of gastritis. Hesperia and High Desert medical marijuana is a safe, effective and quick-acting option that treats the pain of gastritis without serious side-effects. There are many reasons why gastritis can occur and relief often involves the use of antacids or antibiotics.
Cannabinoids are known not only for their ability to modulate the perception of pain, but also for their efficacy in gastrointestinal complaints. Medicinal marijuana has powerful anti-emetic and appetite enhancing properties and can relax tense muscles throughout the body and especially in the intestinal tract. Gastritis patients can contact our doctors who provides Hesperia and The High Desert with medical marijuana recommendations , as a safe and effective treatment that can alleviate pain and intestinal cramps.
Gastritis has many causes, some of which include excessive and prolonged consumption of alcohol or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Major surgery, gastric banding and weight loss surgery, trauma to the intestine or chronic infections with bacteria like Helicobacter pylori can also cause inflammation. Stress and autoimmune disorders can also result in gastritis. Our doctors will provide Hesperia and High Desert medical marijuana recommendations to patients who need relief from common symptoms, like abdominal cramps, indigestion, bloating, nausea and vomiting.
A number of studies have shown that activation of the cannabinoid receptors on the gastrointestinal tract can reduce gastrointestinal cramping, inhibit acid secretion and reflux, protect against inflammation and promote the healing of the gastric epithelium. Modulation of the cannabinoid system with medical marijuana is being studied for the treatment of many inflammatory gastric disorders like gastritis. In Hesperia and The High Desert, medical marijuana recommendations allow patients to use marijuana legally to relieve pain cause by gastritis.
Once gastritis is diagnosed, treatment may include antacids, proton pump inhibitors, antibiotics, vitamins and lifestyle changes, such as avoiding hot or spicy foods. Making diet and lifestyle changes can greatly reduce the symptoms. However, there are few treatments for pain, except for NSAIDs, which can actually cause or exacerbate the disease.
Medical marijuana is a quick and effective pain relief option for gastritis patients. Our doctors will provide recommendations for patients suffering from gastritis, who are located near Hesperia and The High Desert. Medical marijuana can be purchased at the local dispensaries after the patient has obtained the medical recommendation. Contact us today to make an appointment for your medical marijuana recommendation!
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