Medicating with Marijuana may not be for you if….

With more and more states in the US permitting the use of medical cannabis for different conditions, questions about medical marijuana have been on the lips of nearly every person with a chronic or progressive condition.
Author/blogger, The Disabled Diva answers your questions and curiosities in this totally dope article 🙂

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Have you been considering medicating with marijuana?  Choosing to treat my chronic conditions with marijuana was the best decision I have ever made regarding my health.  While it has given me new life, I also understand that it isn’t for everybody.  So how do you know if it is for you or not?

Medicating with marijuana may not be for you if…….

….. you do not have access to any medical marijuana dispensaries. Never purchase marijuana from a street dealer!!!! Dispensaries provide clean marijuana and you can be confident that it wasn’t tainted with anything you wouldn’t want to put in your body.

….. you believe that your doctor will support your decision.  Although two of my physicians have not discouraged me from medicating with marijuana, they don’t necessarily support it either.  One understands that it is my only choice because my body reacts so badly to prescription pain…

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About abodyofhope

I do not know why it is that we must wade through tragic circumstances to find truth. We nearly drown! But under the water, there are pearls. I hope in writing this blog, more will come to the surface. Over the past 13 years living with chronic pain, patient advocacy has affected my life through so many remarkable young people, women and men: SURVIVORS. These individuals are HOPE personified. I wish to honor them in the same spirit they have encouraged me to press on. Six years ago, I became bed-bound from a variety of chronic illnesses after a procedure meant to help the pain condition I had been managing for several years- went bust #BIGTIME. In the last 6 years, my entire life has changed. I have changed, but I am still striving to live my best life possible. Along with sharing inspiring pieces, medical/holistic research, and awareness articles, this blog is also an attempt to put my own pieces back together. Welcome to A Body of Hope, and thank you for visiting. [Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/ RSD, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), Dysautonomia, Chronic Intractable Migraine, Cluster headache, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Occipital Neuralgia, Hypersensitivity to Sound & Light, Fibromyalgia, CFS/ME, Cerebrospinal Fluid Imbalance......blah, blah, blah] >>> P.S. My headgear is protective for pain. I just rock it hard.

Posted on May 21, 2015, in Alternative Treatments, Medical Research/ Treatments, Reblogs and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. I think I have the giggles right now. ;D You rock, sweetheart! I hadn’t seen this post from her yet.

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