Arthritis is a known condition wherein the person suffers from damages in the joints of the body. There are different kinds of arthritis and each one of them has different causes. One of the most usual types of arthritis is osteoarthritis which is due to joint trauma, infection and age as well. In a lot of studies, there is a proven medical treatment and that is medical cannabis that helps in effectively treating the pain brought about by arthritis and it can also help in treating the inflammation. More than twenty seven million Americans globally these days suffer from osteoarthritis that causes the breakdown of joint cartilage that results to swelling and pain. There is also a person globally living their lives with rheumatoid arthritis, which is an autoimmune disorder that brings the pain to the person.
Kids are not exempted from the said ailments, because there are studies that showed that three hundred thousand kids in the US have infantile or better known as juvenile arthritis. Even if a lot of doctors do not recommend the use of medical cannabis for young individuals, teens and even seniors, it can truly help in the proper treatment of arthritis. There is a study in the US these days that have found out that medical marijuana doctors are actually using cannabidiol to help in the improvement of the condition of the patients with arthritis and it was said to improve the quality of life, sleep, pains, illness reduction and in helping people go back to their normal lives even if they have to live with rheumatoid arthritis.
However, there are lots of people who claim that they are finding comfort by just smoking marijuana. There are those who claim that they feel better in using marijuana more than the pain relievers that they use for their ailments. It’s because it doesn’t have any side effects on them and they do not need to suffer from the side effects of the drugs over a long period of use that is why they prefer to use medical marijuana. Once you have decided to take medical cannabis to help in relieving pains due to arthritis, you should always consult medical marijuana doctors first beforehand.
You have to always keep in mind that your doctor is the best person to discuss this matter with and he/she will be the one to decide if marijuana is really suited for you in relieving the pains and the swelling brought about by arthritis. You have to keep in mind that the use of the card is limited to patients who have prescriptions only and recommended by their doctors to use medical marijuana for their condition. If you think you need to take medical marijuana, you have to discuss this matter with your doctor and he/she will be the one to let you know when and how you can get the card. Marijuana is used for health improvement is not bad unless you have plans of using it for other purposes.
By: Vikram Kumar