MMTC’s Florida clinics, with the exception of our Naples location, are now accepting regular appointments.
In certain areas affected by Hurricane Ian, telehealth visits may be an option for follow up visits. Click HERE for more information.
What is Hepatitis C?
Hepatitis C is an infection of the liver. A very common disease, roughly 4 million Americans live with the disease. The virus is spread through the passing of bodily fluids, including blood. Many patients are finding relief for their Hepatitis C through the use of medical cannabis, as the virus is listed on Florida’s qualifying medical marijuana conditions. Schedule an appointment today with a qualified Florida Medical Marijuana doctor and see if compassionate care is a good option for treating your condition.
Symptoms of Hepatitis C
Symptoms of Hepatitis C can include, but are not limited to:
- Dark urination
- Joint Pain
- Lack of appetite
- Stomach Pain
- Discoloration of stool
Treating Hepatitis C with Medical Marijuana
Research has shown medical marijuana can be a very effective treatment in addressing the symptoms of Hepatitis C. The anti-inflammatory properties of cannabis have shown to have potential benefits to people with liver diseases. The properties of medical marijuana allow for it to target and potentially alleviate symptoms associated with Hepatitis C, such as nausea, stomach pain, joint pain, etc. Furthermore, for those patients suffering from a lack of appetite, medical cannabis, specifically THC, has been shown to not only improve appetite, but also assist in eliminating nausea. (Study Here)
Side Effects of Cannabis for Hepatitis C
Side effects of marijuana use can include changes in:
- Reaction Time