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Psychiatric Conditions

Treating Psychiatric Conditions with Medical Marijuana

What are Psychiatric Conditions?

A psychiatric condition is a disorder which leads to mental illness and can have a dramatic impact on a patient’s mood, thinking, behavior, and overall quality of life and relationships with others. Unfortunately, the fallout of certain psychiatric conditions can lead to pain, disability, incarceration, institutionalization, and even death. Some of the most common psychiatric conditions include depression, PTSD, anxiety, schizophrenia, addiction, and personality disorders. 

While the category of “psychiatric conditions” is certainly broad, each condition brings its own challenges for the patient. Fortunately, many psychiatric conditions have been identified as qualifying conditions for medical marijuana in Florida, such as anxiety, PTSD, and many others. If you or a loved one is suffering from a psychiatric condition and believe medical cannabis may be beneficial, contact a medical marijuana doctor today!

 

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Psychiatric Conditions treated by Medical Cannabis

Psychiatric Conditions can include, but are not limited to:

  • PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
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Symptoms of Psychiatric Conditions

Symptoms of Psychiatric conditions can include, but are not limited to:

  • Irregular thoughts
  • Depression or sadness
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Anti-social behavior
  • Guilt
  • Worry
  • Mood swings
  • Delusions
  • Hallucinations
  • Confusion

Psychiatric Conditions and Medical Marijuana

While the numerous qualifying conditions each experience their own unique symptoms as well as their own unique impact of treatment, patients with various psychological disorders have reported tremendous relief through the use of medical marijuana, according to Psychiatric Times. If you have been diagnosed with, or believe you are suffering from, a psychiatric condition which could be treated with medical cannabis, contact one of our qualified medical marijuana doctors today to schedule your appointment!

Side Effects of Cannabis for Psychiatric Conditions

Side effects of marijuana use can include changes in:

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

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If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with numerous psychiatric conditions 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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Read what others say about Medical Marijuana and Psychiatric Conditions

JP, 47, Summerfield

JP, 47
Summerfield Medical Marijuana Doctor

– 6 months on medical cannabis
– PTSD
– Previously treated with debilitating anxiety medications

When I was approved for Medical Marijuana, my anxiety had gotten so bad I was vomiting at times and I went up on anxiety medicines, which was bad for me and I could not drive. With Cannabis and a doctors recommendation I was able to go to a lower dose, and realize the pharmaceuticals were too high of a dose for me to be able to work and function normally. I am able to work more again have a second part time job now and feel like I am getting my life back. Driving again fine not when using of course. The doctors are great at MMTC and the cannabis pharmacies I have tried have all been excellent.

Tom, 45, Summerfield

Tom, 45
Summerfield Medical Marijuana Doctor

– 5 months on medical cannabis
– Back Pain, Sciatica, Depression, Anxiety, Panic disorder, Insomnia
– Previously treated with opioids, benzos, antidepressants

After 5 months of cannabis treatment I am so happy to report the I no longer take any prescription medications for my conditions which are sciatica, major depression, general anxiety disorder with panic attacks and insomnia.
In the past I had a medication for each of those conditions that had bad side effects and addiction problems from the opiates to the benzos as well as the anti-depressants causing mania. After dealing with some of these for 20+ years it is AWESOME to have these conditions finally under some control that seems reasonable. Frankly, I haven’t had a quality of life this good in a very long time. Sansha was great to me at the Summerfield location and God bless you all at MMTC.