Is There Anything That Marijuana Benefits?

Marijuana’s Benefits vs. Marijuana’s Side Effects

In diagnosis and treatment it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of using marijuana rather than something else that might create the same or similar benefit.

Marijuana and Pain Relief

Marijuana is particularly good for relieving chronic pain.

Marijuana is cheaper than most pain medications, is less addictive and its side effects in the short term are much less harmful than many pain medications.

Marijuana, Pain and Alternative Therapies

On the other hand, alternative therapies are available and have little or no side effects.

Two downsides of alternative therapies when you compare them with marijuana:

1) It often takes time for the alternative therapies to work.

2) Cost.

Comparing Marijuana, Conventional and Alternative Therapies

The comparison boils down to this:

- Marijuana’s side effects are generally much less dangerous and much more desirable than pharmaceutical therapies.

- Marijuana is much cheaper than alternative therapies, but its side effects are generally more intense and undesirable compared to alternative therapies.

The long-term picture is really where alternative therapies, especially acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, become the clear and best choices.

Marijuana and Wasting Conditions

Exception: Cachexia.

Marijuana can help these people feel better, improve their basic condition and greatly improve their quality of life.

I’ve discovered that when people combine marijuana therapy along with acupuncture, Chinese herbs and other alternative healing modalities, the results they experience can be very much enhanced.

Marijuana and Nausea

Nausea is a symptom, not an illness. Nausea can occur in many different illnesses.

For some people, marijuana can be a very simple and effective treatment for nausea.

Marijuana, Nausea and Pregnancy

However, one of the greatest causes of nausea is pregnancy.

Marijuana crosses the placental barrier. When mommy gets stoned, so does the baby.

Treatments and Therapies

Qi Gong

Acupuncture and Herbal Treatments

This is only a synopsis of my clinical findings. For extensive details on how to balance and optimize the effects of cannabis using Traditional Chinese Medicine, please refer to

Marijuana Syndromes
How to Balance and Optimize
the Effects of Cannabis
With Traditional Chinese Medicine

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For extensive details on how to balance and optimize the effects of cannabis using Traditional Chinese Medicine, please refer to

Marijuana Syndromes
How to Balance and Optimize
the Effects of Cannabis
With Traditional Chinese Medicine