Degenerative Disc Disorder

Treating Degenerative Disc Disorder with Medical Marijuana

What is Degenerative Disc Disorder?

Discs within the human spine undergo regular changes, but when those changes cause pain, it is known as Degenerative Disc Disorder. The discs within the spine act as shocks between the bones within the spine and allow you to remain flexible. When these discs wear down over time leading to pain, the diagnosis of Degenerative Disc Disorder is typically made. Fortunately, Degenerative Disc Disorder may be a qualifying condition for medical marijuana in Florida. Contact a Florida medical marijuana doctor today to see if you qualify!

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Symptoms of Degenerative Disc Disorder:

Symptoms of Degenerative Disc Disorder can include, but are not limited to:

  • Pain in lower back
  • Pain in buttocks
  • Pain in thighs
  • Fluctuating pain
  • Increased pain with sitting
  • Increased pain from bending or twisting
  • Decreased pain from laying down
  • Numbness in extremities


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Will Marijuana Help Degenerative Disc Disorder?

Research has shown that using cannabis may have a tremendous benefit on patients suffering from Degenerative Disc, and the ingredient of CBD in particular is extremely promising. Many patients find that medical marijuana relieves many of the symptoms associated with Degenerative Disc, including discomfort and pain. Many studies show that reducing inflammation is a key to reducing pain from Degenerative Disk, and medical marijuana, and in particular CBD, has strong anti-inflammatory effects. (Study Here) Other side effects of Degenerative Disc, such as nausea, fatigue, and even mood swings have been shown to be potentially reduced with the use of medical marijuana.


Side Effects of Cannabis for Degenerative Disc Disorder:

Side effects of marijuana use can include changes in:

  • Sleep
  • Fatigue
  • Memory
  • Appetite
  • Mood
  • Reaction Time
  • Paranoia

Medical Marijuana Doctor Near Me

If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with Degenerative Disc Disorder in Florida and are interested in how medical marijuana may be able to help you, take our qualification survey and schedule an appointment today!

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