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Terminal Illness

  • May 31, 2023

Being a sufferer of a terminal illness can be upsetting and incredibly hard experience. Terminal illness takes a toll on the overall mental, physical and emotional health of an affected patient. It is equally a hurtful experience for the caregivers or family members. A diagnosis of a life-threatening disease itself is distressing andon top of all a diagnosis of a terminal illness is even more horrendous.

Terminal illness is an ailment with no curable treatment and it only worsens and ultimately leads to death. Despite poor prognosis, patients with terminal illnesses are provided with quality of life tools and a palliative care for their pain relief, comfort and to enable them to spend their last days of life peacefully. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/23779608221117379)

Marijuana indisputably also has a major role in palliative care medicine. Marijuana has been considered safe for patients with a terminal illness. Among many problems surrounding a terminal illness, one major is the psychological trauma. Patients can experience grief and worries and also fall into deep depression. Additionally, they may suffer from nausea, loss of appetite, weight loss and vomiting. Marijuana, being enriched with a range of powerful cannabinoids, can be beneficial in treating nausea, loss of appetite, depression, pain and anxiety. (https://apm.amegroups.com/article/view/20097/21242)

A recent study found an important function of marijuana in the palliation of symptoms in patients with terminally advanced cancers with minimum unfavourable effects. (https://www.cureus.com/articles/102316-experience-with-medical-marijuana-for-cancer-patients-in-the-palliative-setting)

If you or your loved one is suffering from terminal Illness, our marijuana is available as an excellent option for easing pain and distress.