Illnesses Treatable with Medical Marijuana

 

Illnesses Treatable with Medical Cannabis

Proponents of medical cannabis have used the CBD and THC found in cannabis for an extremely wide variety of illnesses throughout history. Today, doctors prescribe medicinal cannabis as a treatment for issues such as sleeping disorders, aches and pains, and eating conditions related to other medical treatments like chemotherapy.

Below is a general list of ailments with symptoms or ailments that proponents claim can be treated with medical marijuana.


(United Patients Group does not intend to give this as professional medical advice. Do not attempt to self diagnose, or prescribe treatment based on the information provided in this page. Always consult your physician before making any decision on the treatment of a medical condition.)

Rheumatoid Arthritis Hereditary Spinal Ataxia
Acquired Hypothyroidism Hepatitis C
Acute Gastritis HIV/AIDS
Agoraphobia Hospice Patients
AIDS Related Illness Huntington's Disease
Alcohol Abuse Hypertension
Alcoholism Hyperventilation
Alopecia Areata Hypoglycemia
Alzheimer's Disease Impotence
Amphetamine Dependency Inflammatory Autoimmune-mediated Arthritis
Amyloidosis Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Insomnia
Angina Pectoris Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED)
Ankylosis Intractable Vomitting
Anorexia Lipomatosis
Anorexia Nervosa Lou Gehrig's Disease 
Anxiety Disorders  Lyme Disease
Any Chronic Medical Symptom that Limits Major Life Activities Lymphoma
Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease Major Depression
Arthritis  Malignant Melanoma
Arthritis (Rheumatoid)  Mania
Arthropathy, Gout Melorheostosis
Aspergers Meniere's Disease
Asthma Motion Sickness
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS)
Autism Multiple Sclerosis (MS) 
Autoimmune Disease Muscle Spasms
Back Pain  Muscular Dystrophy
Back Sprain Myeloid Leukemia
Bell's Palsy Nail-Patella Syndrome
Bipolar Disorder Nightmares
Brain Tumor, Malignant Obesity
Bruxism Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Bulimia Opiate Dependence
Cachexia  Osteoarthritis 
Cancer  Panic Disorder
Cancer, Adrenal Cortical  Parkinson's Disease
Cancer, Endometrial  Peripheral Neuropathy
Cancer, Prostate Peritoneal Pain
Cancer, Testicular Persistent Insomnia
Cancer, Uterine  Porphyria
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Post Polio Syndrome (PPS)
Cerebral Palsy Post-traumatic Arthritis 
Cervical Disk Disease Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Cervicobrachial Syndrome Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
Chemotherapy  Prostatitis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Psoriasis
Chronic Pain  Pulmonary Fibrosis
Chronic renal failure Quadriplegia
Cocaine Dependence Radiation Therapy (Learn more)
Colitis Raynaud's Disease
Conjunctivitis Reiter's Syndrome
Constipation Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
Crohn's Disease  Rheumatoid Arthritis
Cystic Fibrosis Rheumatoid Arthritis 
Damage to Spinal Cord Nervous Tissue Rosacea
Darier's Disease Schizoaffective Disorder
Degenerative Arthritis Schizophrenia
Degenerative Arthropathy  Scoliosis
Delirium Tremens Sedative Dependence
Dermatomyositis Seizures 
Diabetes, Adult Onset Senile Dementia
Diabetes, Insulin Dependent Severe Nausea
Diabetic Neuropathy Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
Diabetic Peripheral Vascular Disease Sinusitis
Diarrhea Skeletal Muscular Spasticity
Diverticulitis Sleep Apnea
Dysthymic Disorder Sleep Disorders
Eczema Spasticity
Emphysema Spinal Stenosis
Emphysema  Sturge-Weber Syndrome (SWS)
Endometriosis Stuttering
Epidermolysis Bullosa Tardive Dyskinesia (TD)
Epididymitis Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)
Epilepsy  Tenosynovitis
Felty's Syndrome Terminal Illness
Fibromyalgia Thyroiditis
Friedreich's Ataxia Tic Douloureux
Gastritis Tietze's Syndrome
Genital Herpes Tinnitus
Glaucoma Tobacco Dependence
Glioblastoma Multiforme Tourette's Syndrome
Graves Disease Trichotillomania
Headaches, Cluster Viral Hepatitis
Headaches, Migraine  Wasting Syndrome 
Headaches, Tension Whiplash
Hemophilia A Wittmaack-Ekbom's Syndrome
Henoch-Schonlein Purpura Writers' Cramp
   

 

Keep in mind that the ailments listed above are not necessarily approved by each state as a medically sound reason to receive a medical marijuana recommendation.