Is Marijuana the Right Medicine for You?: A Factual Guide to the Medical Uses of Marijuana
Author(s): Bill Zimmerman
The Definitive Medical Handbook on the Healing Properties of Marijuana.
The fact that marijuana is a potent medicine is hardly new. the ancient Egyptians used it to alleviate the pains of childbirth, and Queen Victoria was prescribed marijuana for stomach cramps. But today, after a period of denial and neglect by the medical establishment, there is a growing demand by patients and physicians for marijuana to be put back in it rightful place in the doctor's cabinet. With full clinial trials now underway in Britain, it is probable that we will soon see a far wier official approval of marijuana for medicinal purposes.
Marijuana is an extraordinary, powerful and complex drug. Just some of its medicinal qualities include:
- Suppression of nausea - marijuana can eliminate the severe nausea associated with cancer chemotherapy and other disorders.
- Appetite stimulant - it can be an invaluable treatment for the extreme weight loss due to AIDS, Crohn's Disease, and other digestive disorders.
- Pain relief - marijuana can effectively relieve the pain of arthritis, migraines, spinal cord injuries, and the chronic muscle spasms associated with multiple sclerosis.
- Symptomatic relief - it can ease asthmatic attacks, prevent epileptic seizures, and relieve glaucoma, which can cause blindness if left untreated.
Is Marijuana The Right Medicine For You? takes the reader through the many conditions that marijuana can alleviate. It gives a full history of the scientific research supporting the legitimate medical use of marijuana. It provides practical information on the best ways to take it as well as its possible side effects. Writen by three respected doctors, all of whom are experts in the field of medicinal marijuana, this is an authoritative and up-to-date handbook on the full range of healing properties to be found in a herb still shrouded in mystery and misconception
- : 9780671033965
- : S&S UK
- : S&S UK
- : March 1998
- : books
- : 251
- : English
- : PAPERBACK
- : Bill Zimmerman