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Medical Marijuana and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Medical Marijuana
Sometimes the inflammation in the carpal ligaments is initially treated with anti-inflammatory drugs bought over the counter. When symptoms increase, doctors move up to the prescribed drugs for pain management and control and may even issue prescriptions for anti-arthritic drugs and steroids. The problem with this approach is the body either builds up a tolerance to the anti-inflammatories or the patient can only take the steroids for so long because they soften bones and cause them to break and then the doctor has to prescribe something else to strengthen the bones or stop and start the steroids intermittently to help the patient find relief. The series of other possible side effects, such as weight gain, fevers, allergic reactions, etc. make it worse to take the drugs than muddle through the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
But there is hope and another alternative. If you're fortunate to live in a state that has legalized medical marijuana, and you've run the gamut of treatments for your carpal tunnel short of surgery, your doctor might be willing to write you a prescription for weed. Marijuana has been legal in California and other states for quite some time now, because of the forward thinking and advancements made in the research done in California on the many benefits of medical marijuana. It alleviates pain like no other drug can, except maybe morphine and regulated narcotics, and you're not about to get a spinal block again to stop pain in your wrists, hands, and fingers.
Medical marijuana Use with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Medical marijuana has side effects like any drug, but they're not as severe nor as dehabilitating as the chronic symptoms or illnesses its used to treat. Furthermore the side effects are short term; within a few hours of inhaling or otherwise consuming the drug, (and there are recipes for this!) the side effects dissipate. The relief from pain that the patient receives far outweighs the minimal side effects they may experience. Medical marijuana is non-addictive, non-habit-forming and has never led to someone's death; this has been proven repeatedly.
As manmade drug after manmade drug gets pulled from the market by the FDA because long-term use is found to cause dangerous and deadly end results, drug companies race the clock to find something that works. Marijuana does, it's all natural, and they know it works. For inflammation of soft tissues, nerve damage, and joint and bone pain, marijuana works for all of them. Carpal tunnel syndrome is the combo pack of pain; all three are affected. It only makes sense to use the drug that works on all three for a syndrome that involves all three.
MarijuanaDoctors.com can help. More information on the current research, news, and updates is all here on this site, and there's even a number to call to find a doctor in the state you reside in who will listen to your cries pain and try not to shake your hand when he/she knows it hurts. If you live in a state that currently is teetering on the edge of making "it" legal, you can contact your local and state representatives and plead your case. If enough people work together medical marijuana can be legalized in every state for the benefit of all who need it.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Medical Marijuana

Sometimes the inflammation in the carpal ligaments is initially treated with anti-inflammatory drugs bought over the counter. When symptoms increase, doctors move up to the prescribed drugs for pain management and control and may even issue prescriptions for anti-arthritic drugs and steroids. The problem with this approach is the body either builds up a tolerance to the anti-inflammatories or the patient can only take the steroids for so long because they soften bones and cause them to break and then the doctor has to prescribe something else to strengthen the bones or stop and start the steroids intermittently to help the patient find relief. The series of other possible side effects, such as weight gain, fevers, allergic reactions, etc. make it worse to take the drugs than muddle through the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.

But there is hope and another alternative. If you're fortunate to live in a state that has legalized medical marijuana, and you've run the gamut of treatments for your carpal tunnel short of surgery, your doctor might be willing to write you a prescription for weed. Marijuana has been legal in California and other states for quite some time now, because of the forward thinking and advancements made in the research done in California on the many benefits of medical marijuana. It alleviates pain like no other drug can, except maybe morphine and regulated narcotics, and you're not about to get a spinal block again to stop pain in your wrists, hands, and fingers.

Medical marijuana Use with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Medical marijuana has side effects like any drug, but they're not as severe nor as dehabilitating as the chronic symptoms or illnesses its used to treat. Furthermore the side effects are short term; within a few hours of inhaling or otherwise consuming the drug, (and there are recipes for this!) the side effects dissipate. The relief from pain that the patient receives far outweighs the minimal side effects they may experience. Medical marijuana is non-addictive, non-habit-forming and has never led to someone's death; this has been proven repeatedly.

As manmade drug after manmade drug gets pulled from the market by the FDA because long-term use is found to cause dangerous and deadly end results, drug companies race the clock to find something that works. Marijuana does, it's all natural, and they know it works. For inflammation of soft tissues, nerve damage, and joint and bone pain, marijuana works for all of them. Carpal tunnel syndrome is the combo pack of pain; all three are affected. It only makes sense to use the drug that works on all three for a syndrome that involves all three.

MarijuanaDoctors.com can help. More information on the current research, news, and updates is all here on this site, and there's even a number to call to find a doctor in the state you reside in who will listen to your cries pain and try not to shake your hand when he/she knows it hurts. If you live in a state that currently is teetering on the edge of making "it" legal, you can contact your local and state representatives and plead your case. If enough people work together medical marijuana can be legalized in every state for the benefit of all who need it.

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