Medical Marijuana For Patients With PTSD In Texas
Can I Treat PTSD with Medical Marijuana in Texas?
Life with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be overwhelming, as sufferers experience unpredictable anxiety attacks on a regular basis.
Fortunately, getting a Texas Marijuana Card can give you access to one more effective treatment in your fight with PTSD.
Starting in September of 2021, Lone Star State residents will be able to use medical marijuana to safely and legally treat PTSD.
What Is PTSD?
PTSD is anxiety that is triggered by past trauma. PTSD can involve a wide range of symptoms, including: poor sleep, blackouts, irritability, overwhelming phobias, hallucinations, and difficulty focusing. In extreme cases, PTSD patients may even experience homicidal or suicidal impulses.
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What Causes PTSD?
Almost anyone who has undergone a scary or traumatic experience could potentially develop PTSD. Victims of abuse or assault and military veterans are among the most common sufferers.
PTSD is treated through a combination of therapy and medications designed to reduce anxiety, but both of those approaches have drawbacks. Therapy does not address the physical symptoms, and traditional PTSD medications don’t address the psychological and emotional symptoms.
Furthermore, PTSD medications often cause negative side effects, such as weight gain and loss of libido.
How is PTSD Treated?
What Evidence is There That Medical Marijuana Can Treat PTSD?
Research shows that medical marijuana can effectively treat both the mental and physical symptoms of PTSD.
In studies overseen by the Food and Drug Administration, medical marijuana was found to be an effective treatment for PTSD, specifically among veterans.
Even better, researchers in studies such as these are able to verify that study participants receive cannabis strains that best match their individual needs.
On the whole, multiple studies have shown that PTSD patients experience improved health outcomes with medical marijuana.
How Does Cannabis Treat PTSD?
There are cannabinoid receptors in both the brain and throughout the nervous system, and scientists believe this is why medical marijuana can address both the psychological and psychological symptoms of PTSD.
Scientists believe that’s why medical marijuana has been shown to effectively treat a diverse list of PTSD symptoms, including chronic pain, anxiety, depression, hallucinations, difficulty focusing, insomnia or poor sleep, and stress.
Get a Texas Marijuana Card Without Leaving Home
Texas Marijuana Card offers telemedicine appointments. You’ll work with one of our compassionate doctors via your smartphone or computer to discuss if medical marijuana is right for your condition.
Reserve an evaluation today, and we’ll make an appointment for you with one of our doctors just as soon as we’re cleared to. Not only that, but you’ll save $25 off the cost of your exam!
Doctors Who Care. Relief You Can Trust.
At Texas Marijuana Card, our goal is to help everyone achieve wellness safely and conveniently through increased access to medical marijuana. Our focus on education, inclusion, and acceptance will reduce stigma for our patients by providing equal access to timely information and compassionate care.