Condition and Medical Benefit

The Benefits for Your Condition and Symptom

Our Medical Condition, Symptom and Benefit page is a list of several medical conditions and a brief description of how Cannabis can benefit them. For more disease and detailed information visit our treatment pages.

Cancer Symptom: Patient usually suffer no symptoms until they begin chemo/radiation therapy.
Cannabis Benefit: Stops breast cancer from spreading, Reduces tumors and kills cancer cells for brain cancer, Reduces tumors and slows cancers growth for lung cancer. During Chemotherapy and Radiation Treatment it reduces nausea and vomiting, increases appetite, creates weight gain and acts as a sleeping aid.
Cannabis Strain/Type: SATIVA

Epilepsy Symptom: Convulsions, Muscle spasms, Loss of consciousness, Seizures, Strange sensations, Strange emotions, Strange behavior.
Cannabis Benefit: Reduces seizures and muscle spasms, Curbs symptoms, Prevents loss of consciousness
Cannabis Strain/Type: INDICA

Glaucoma Symptom: Gradual vision deterioration, Peripheral vision deterioration, Dim peripheral vision, Tunnel vision, Blurred vision, Foggy vision, Sensitivity to light, Difficulty adjusting to brightness, Halos around bright lights, Mild eye pain, Nausea, Headaches.
Cannabis Benefit: Can protect the nerves from damage, Decreases the elevated IOP of patients, Reduces nausea, Helps patients see more clearly, Reduces pressure in the eye.
Cannabis Strain/Type: INDICA

HIV/AIDS Symptom: Fever, Headache, Sore throat, Swollen lymph glands, Rash, Swollen lymph nodes, Diarrhea, Weight loss, Fever, Cough and shortness of breath.
Cannabis Benefit: Increases appetite, Reduces pain, Sleeping aid, Helps with nausea.
Cannabis Strain/Type: SATIVA AND INDICA

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Nightmares, Persistent daily thoughts, Flashbacks, Headaches, Gastrointestinal complaints, Dizziness, Chest pain, Body aches, Sleeping problems, Emotional problems, Emotionally numb, Detachment, Trouble feeling affectionate, Startled easily, Irritability, Aggression, Loosing interest, Feelings of intense guilt.
Cannabis Benefit: Reduces pain and Stress, Sleeping aid, Improves quality of life.
Cannabis Strain/Type: SATIVA AND INDICA

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS): ALS affects the upper motor neurons, which are in the brain, and the lower motor neurons, which are in the spinal cord and brainstem. Upper motor neuron degeneration generally causes spasticity (tightness in a muscle), while lower motor neuron degeneration causes muscle weakness, muscle atrophy(shrinkage of muscles) and twitching.
Cannabis Benefit: Help ALS patients manage the pain, appetite loss, depression, sleeping problems, spasticity and drooling symptoms associated with the disease.
Cannabis Strain/Type: SATIVA AND INDICA

Crohn's Disease: Persistent or recurring diarrhea, Abdominal pain, tenderness and swelling, Fever, Vomiting, Gastrointestinal bleeding, Rectal bleeding, Stomach ulcers, Weight loss, Anemia, Fatigue.
Cannabis Benefit: Reduces pain, vomiting and nausea, Increases appetite, Sleeping aid thus decreasing fatigue, Helps weight gain, Fewer stools per day and fewer flare ups of less severity. 
Cannabis Strain/Type: SATIVA AND INDICA

Multiple Sclerosis: Tingling/Numbness, Difficulty speaking, Impaired vision, Painful muscle spasms, Weakness, Paralysis, Tremors, Loss of coordination/balance.
Cannabis Benefit: Control uncoordinated muscle action, Limit pain and spasticity, Relieves tremors and unsteadiness.
Cannabis Strain/Type: INDICA

Parkinson's Disease: A tremor in one little finger, Hand tremor, Tremor in one hand, Tremor in one leg, Tremor in one arm, Tremor in one side of the body, Involuntary head nodding, Difficulty walking, Stooping posture, Shuffling gait, Stammering, Difficulty talking
Cannabis Benefit: Reduces or alleviates symptoms, Improves extreme slowness of movement and reflexes, Improves muscle rigidity and tremor.
Cannabis Strain/Type: INDICA

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