Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain

Marijuana has been used to help pain for hundreds of years. Both the States of Pennsylvania and Ohio will allow patients to use Medical Marijuana if they suffer from Chronic Pain (pain lasting longer than 90 days.) Studies have shown marijuana to be as effective, if not more effective with less side effects, than traditional pharmaceuticals. Some physicians claim they have been able to reduce, if not completely eliminate, patients pharmaceuticals with cannabis. 

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory, and mood issues. Researchers believe that Fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain and spinal cord process painful and non-painful signals.

Glaucoma

Medical Marijuana can help treat Glaucoma because MMJ lowers intraocular pressure. Cannabinoid receptors are myriad in ocular tissue, and they play a large role in pressure reduction. Because intraocular pressure causes the painful symptoms as well as long-term eye damage associated with glaucoma, lowering IOP by ingesting medical marijuana helps glaucoma patients to feel more comfortable and to stave off long-term sight loss.

Conditions that Qualify

Conditions That Cause Chronic Pain

  • ARTHRITIS
  • FIBROMYALGIA
  • GLAUCOMA
  • HEADACHES
  • HERNIATED DISC
  • MIGRAINES
  • NEUROPATHY
  • IRRITABLE BOWEL SYMPTOMS

** ASK ONE OF OUR TEAM MEMBERS IF YOUR PAIN QUALIFIES YOU!

How To Get Your Medical Marijuana Card for Pain?

Pennsylvania  and Ohio has approved Chronic Pain as a recognized qualifying condition for the State Medical Marijuana Program. Getting your card is easy and simple. 

  • Contact Releaf Specialists for an appointment with a state approved Medical Marijuana Doctor
  • Send us Any proof of you valid Diagnosis. Most information can be retrieved from your online health records. 
  • Register For the PA Medical Marijuana Program
  • Visit a Licensed Dispensary 

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