When it comes to prescribing medicinal marijuana for the treatment of their patients, doctors must remember and commit to memory their duties and responsibilities. Every patient and doctor should be made aware of marijuana’s negative effects first and foremost in order to make correct and proper use of it. Responsible patients must use medicinal marijuana in small or prescribed doses to avoid any problems. Some of the ailments, illnesses or mental health problems that can be treated with medicinal marijuana are lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders. Conditions such as migranes, chronic spinal cord injuries, HIV/AIDS, ADD/ADHD, Cachexia or wasting syndrome and severe pain can be treated with medicinal marijuana.
Patients who suffer from other ailments which include fibromyalgia, severe nausea, acute diarrhea, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn’s disease or seizures can be administered smaller dosages of such a treatments. Those patients however suffering from spasticity in multiple sclerosis, mental disorders, and Epilepsy need supervised and infrequent dosages of medicinal marijuana to keep their conditions stable. Some of the greatest benefits of medicinal marijuana are that it helps in slowing down the growth of tumors in breasts, lungs and the brain. It is also known to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and Tourettes.