Medical cannabis has treated a variety of ailments and conditions for thousands of years. Although its medical use is more controversial today, research shows the benefit of medical marijuana to help with serious and chronic conditions. Recent case studies have shown how effective medical marijuana can be when treating specific conditions for specific patients, who may go to cannabis dispensaries such as Las Vegas ReLeaf.
Medical marijuana is known to be effective for treating a variety of symptoms. The cannabis plant alleviates pain without the same chemical effects as traditional pain killers, one of its major benefits. Many professionals that research and/or treat people with chronic pain are now recognizing marijuana as an effective treatment with its less likelihood of developing addiction problems. Certain strains help specifically with certain types of pain, like chronic and acute. Medical cannabis dispensaries, like Las Vegas ReLeaf, carry many strains of medical marijuana that are used to treat different types of pain and other chronic conditions.
Some chronic pain conditions in which marijuana helps include back pain or spinal cord injuries, fibromyalgia and stomach or abdominal pain found with gastrointestinal disorders or Crohn’s disease. Medical cannabis pain alleviation holds strong even with nausea and migraines. Certain strains of medical cannabis also help with emotional suffering or behavioral problems, like anxiety, depression, PTSD and ADD/ADHD.
Lastly, medical cannabis also helps to naturally stimulate the appetite and encourage sleep, which is good for people dealing with anorexia or have a severe condition that reduces appetite (like cachexia or cancer treatment), as well as people suffering from insomnia and sleep apnea. Common conditions and medical marijuana strains considered best for each are listed in our Explore Medicine section. Our medical marijuana dispensary budtenders are also able to answer which strains currently in stock are best for various common conditions.
There are a large number of medical cannabis types, or strains, and flowers. Medical marijuana dispensaries carry many different strains because each strain will provide medical marijuana patients with different effects that help alleviate different symptoms. Each medical condition listed in our common conditions page will have a general description about the condition, which strains are known to be best for this condition and the best method to ingest the marijuana strain for that particular condition.