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Is Medical Marijuana Beneficial for Cancer Patients?

Is Medical Marijuana Beneficial for Cancer Patients?Whether a person’s cancer treatment entails surgery, chemotherapy, radiation treatments, reconstructive surgery, or alternative therapies, the bottom line is that these individuals are sick! They are not feeling well, and many times find it entirely overwhelming to function at all.

Chemotherapy is poisoning the cells, radiation is burning them, and surgeries can be invasive and complicated, to say the least. There are a plethora of prescription medications that are supposed to help you feel better faster and at a more comfortable rate, but the truth is many of them have extreme side-effects of their own, making it more difficult to live a normal life and to focus on self-healing, which is critical to cancer patients recovery.

Cannabis & Cancers Treatment’s Side Effects
Some of the most common side effects of cancer treatment are pain, nausea and vomiting, brain fog, extreme fatigue, loss of appetite, hormonal disruptions, weight gain, hot flashes, anxiety, and trouble sleeping. The good news is that there is an alternative therapy that many mainstream physicians agree helps their cancer patients recover more comfortably due to its ability to alleviate the aforementioned symptoms.

Medical Marijuana decreases the side effects of cancer treatment and medications and is becoming more widely accepted due to a large number of studies showing remarkable outcomes for patients.

The varying levels of THC and CBD can be modified depending on your specific needs.

CBD (Cannabidiol) is excellent for controlling pain and fatigue. The THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which causes marijuana’s high feeling is also excellent at controlling pain but also lessens nausea, vomiting, and anxiety. CBD is also is known to bind to receptors and is thought to regenerate cells and brain function, while THC helps to relax and alleviate the physical symptoms.

Destroying Cancer Cells
There have been several studies that have found that cannabis disrupts the cellular signaling inside the tumor cells, which kills the cancer cell rapidly.

Many of these studies have also found that the cancer cells are destroyed, without harming normal cells and tissue.

How Does Medical Marijuana Work?
Our brain and nerve cells have cannabinoid receptors, so our bodies naturally react to cannabis (medical marijuana). The structure of cannabis interacts directly with our cells. Our natural endocannabinoid system works synergistically with medical marijuana, creating a multitude of beneficial reactions in the body. The endocannabinoid cells have tiny receptors that take in chemicals and produce responses. This natural system in our bodies regulates things like mood, sleeping, immunity, pleasure, memory and much more.

Marijuana is also comprised of Terpenes, which are the green, healthy healing properties. There is an entourage effect of these chemicals when taken together. The ratios of THC and CBD can be manipulated for the patient’s benefit.

Medical marijuana and cannabis oil can be used to treat and alleviate symptoms of numerous medical conditions. Listed below are the state’s qualifying conditions:
• Cancer
• Epilepsy
• Glaucoma
• Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
• Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
• Crohn’s disease
• Parkinson’s disease
• Multiple sclerosis (MS)
• Medical conditions of the same kind or class as
or comparable to those above
• A terminal condition diagnosed by a physician other than the qualified physician issuing the physician certification
• Chronic nonmalignant pain caused by a qualifying medical condition or that originates from a qualifying medical condition and persists beyond the usual course of that qualifying medical condition

Want To Get Confidential Information On How Medical Cannabis Can Help You?

The Healing Center Medical Clinic (THCMC) provides professional and private medical cannabis evaluations

The Healing Center Medical Clinic
5240 Bank Street, Suite 1 & 2
Fort Myers FL 33907

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