Cannabis has been utilized predominantly for recreational purposes in western civilization since the 1850s. But should we integrate weed as a medical treatment in American healthcare too?
A number of years ago, my doctor recommended I use medical cannabis as part of my HIV treatment regimen for its anti-inflammatory properties and appetite enhancement. I have since learned that HIV patients started the medical marijuana movement in California, and we should all be grateful to them. Cannabis also helped me with pain and insomnia.
One of my favorite things about my work with patients and my UPG family is being exposed to continuous learning then passing the information on to you. I also learn so much from you, our community, that I share as well.
From insomnia to epilepsy, cannabis has long been hailed as a sort of miracle plant, able to ease many of the ailments that afflict us. Because of this, talking about marijuana from a medicinal perspective is nothing new. What is perhaps relatively new is talking about cannabis concentrates within the medical cannabis realm.
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I am a 41-year-old woman living in Santa Barbara, California. Medical cannabis has helped me deal with depression and anxiety from undiagnosed ADHD since I was 16 years old. It helped me focus and cope with the intense emotions of a teenager.