Medical Marijuana and COPD

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This week we are looking into the benefits of using medical marijuana to treat COPD and related conditions.

What is COPD? 
COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, which refers to progressive lung diseases like emphysema, bronchitis, refractory asthma, etc.

How can medical marijuana help?
Marijuana provides a number of benefits for patients suffering from COPD, with impressive research to back it up. But first, it’s important to remember that to see the benefits of medical marijuana for COPD, you must ensure you are either using a vaporizer or ingesting the cannabis in another way besides smoking.

Marijuana has great anti-inflammatory properties, as well as providing other benefits like pain relief, sleep promotion and the overall support of the immune system.

To discuss how medical marijuana can help your COPD symptoms, please call us: 403-475-4205.

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