Medical Marijuana: From Laughable Suggestion to Legitimate Option

Medical Marijuana: From Laughable Suggestion to Legitimate Option
So, I live in a state where medical marijuana is legal. I’d never thought much about it before, always assuming treatments would work for me, and also because, well, I’m not the marijuana type. I’ve never smoked it, not even during college, when many people tried it. I don’t drink or use any recreational drugs.

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2 comments

  1. Tim Hindes says:

    Hi Judy,

    Our stories are somewhat similar I am a 54 year old male whom never even tried marijuana but drank my fair share of beer. I had a terrible flare last June that had me losing 30 pounds , required two blood transfusions and in the words of my local GI I almost lost my colon. He said there was nothing I can do holistically and had to do Remicade. I had an allergic reaction to remicade that included whats called syrum sickness that brought about the most debilitating pain I have ever encountered, it was that day I tried marijuana only to find my bowel slow down, I became intrigued and took myself off of everything accept the nightly marijuana before bed. I went to Mayo and had a before and after scope and the results show no active signs of the disease. I am at one to two normal bowel movements a day since 8 months ago. I am taking Balsalazide daily and also am eating a combination of the Stanford & Mediterranean diet. In the evening I can sometimes feel my stomach get what I call squishy / gassy feeling like I might have to go, I smoke 3 to four inhales and no more feeling to go until the next morning. I do not want to take Remicade or Humera and am very grateful for what the cannabis is doing (and prayers too). That’s my experience hope it helps

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