Cannabis results

Autism/Bipolar Disorder/OCD

“Cannabis has been working far better than any medication I’ve ever been put on as I have been diagnosed with autism there is no treatments or cures i have a very hard time in social situations. I had been able to find work and even make new friends and found myself very distracted as well and with the help of this medication I’ve been able to focus. I have been diagnosed bipolar manic depressive and medical cannabis has not only made my mania almost nonexistent but it helps keep me level that way so I’m not diving into a depressive state.

I’ve also been diagnosed with OCD of which i haven’t had any symptoms of in months since I started on this program. I’m able to once again consistently perform my daily tasks and activities without any side effects due to this medication. I normally have a tough time eating and I weigh very little but since this program I’ve started eating and gaining real weight and I even started working out again this has been a life changing experience. The only things I see as a barrier for this life changing treatment are the prices and insurance doesn’t cover it. If insurance covered a portion I feel many people including myself would be able to consistently receive their much needed medications to safely and successfully proceed in their daily lives. Thank you Dr. Mirman this has changed my life for the better in just about every way.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Glaucoma

A 62 yo woman with glaucoma is on medical cannabis. Her eye pressures are now good. The eye drops she was using helped, but cannabis made the pressure drop even further. It is also helping her with anxiety and depression.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Phantom Pain Following Amputation

A 69 yo man was experiencing phantom pain following amputation. Cannabis is working well to control his pain and it is also helping him to sleep better. He has been able to cut down on the number of other drugs he was taking (Gabapentin was cut from 3x per day to 2x per day) that is helping him to function better during the day. It has also improved his mood.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD Improvement

A 35 yo man with PTSD started taking cannabis and found that it really helps him. It helps calm him down, take care of his anxiety and allows him to sleep better without as many nightmares. His behavior in public has improved because he is experiencing less anger.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD Improvement

A 27 yo man with PTSD is getting excellent results with medical cannabis. It helps him breathe and make more thoughtful decisions. He is sleeping much better and his depression has also improved.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 1

Autism Improvement

A 5 yo girl with autism is taking medical cannabis and it is working very well. The child is now sleeping 8 hrs a night (vs 3 hrs before cannabis). She is no longer experiencing meltdowns, where previously she used to hit her head.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Knee Pain

A 39 yo man who was overweight was experiencing knee pain. He reports that he experienced relief from the pain and improvement in the knee joint resulting in the ability to do more physical activity. He was able to stop using Ibuprofen.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Back Pain

A 41 yo woman says that she “has her life back and can now do all the things she could not do before”. Her pain level is down to a zero.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

Sleep Apnea

A 41 yo man was experiencing sleep apnea. After a few months of taking cannabis he has improvement in his sleep apnea along with other positive effects including reduced anxiety and that he no longer experiences headaches.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

Chronic Pain From Irritable Bowel Syndrome

A 32 yo man suffered from irritable bowel syndrome that caused chronic pain and has found that medical cannabis is working well for his pain and has helped his stomach settle so he can eat normally again.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic Pain From Trauma

A 43 yo man reports that the cannabis is working well for his chronic pain and also helping him to sleep. Because he is so much more active he has lost 30 lbs. in 4 months.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic Headaches From Surgeries

A 24 yo man suffered from chronic headaches due to hydrocephalus which required multiple surgeries on his skull. He has been on cannabis for four years and says it works better than anything else he has tried; reducing his pain and allowing him to function better day to day.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Ulcerative Colitis

A 44 yo man suffering from ulcerative colitis has fewer stomach pains and a better appetite on cannabis. He also is sleeping much better. He was able to cut down on the drugs he was prescribed as a result.


Chronic Back Pain From Trauma

A 43 yo man was experiencing chronic back pain as a result of trauma. His nerve pain was made more bearable and he was able to discontinue taking Gabapentin and Tramadol. He is very happy with the results.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic Back Pain

A 68 yo man has experienced good pain relief using cannabis.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

A 35 yo man who uses a sleep tracker says that the cannabis is working well; better than a CPAP machine. He is less fatigued in the morning now when he wakes up.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

Chronic Pain From Ulcerative Colitis and Trauma

A 35 yo man who had chronic pain from trauma and ulcerative colitis reports that cannabis is working very well to greatly reduce his pain and to decrease the number of flare-ups. He also has reduced neck pain and improved sleep. He has been able to stop taking the other pain medications he was previously prescribed.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 1

Obstructive Sleep Apnea/PTSD/Anxiety/Depression

A 40 yo woman who was experiencing a wide range of issues has had very positive results with cannabis and says she has lost 12 lbs. and has more energy than ever which has been life-changing. Within four months she was able to discontinue 90% of the medications she was previously prescribed.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

A 39 yo woman with PTSD has been on cannabis for a year and says that works well to reduce her anxiety, improve her mood and sleep. It has also improved her baseline stability and given her a feeling of being grounded which she didn’t have previously.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

A 29 yo woman on cannabis for four months says that when she feels overwhelmed it helps to calm her. She has been able to discontinue the use of Zoloft.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 1

PTSD

A 38 yo man on cannabis for several months says that it has helped him immensely; so much so that he has been able to reduce his Trazodone intake from 20 per month to 3. He is now able to go out in public much more often without stress and he is sleeping much better.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Crohn’s Disease/PTSD

A 31 yo woman suffering from both Crohn’s Disease and PTSD has reduced panic attacks and is now able to sleep through the night. She feels better during the day and her Crohn’s disease went into remission.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

A 31 yo woman reports that cannabis is working very well to help control the symptoms of PTSD. She is also experiencing improved sleep. She has also been able to reduce her dosage of Lorazepam.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Sleep Apnea

A 29 yo man reports that medical cannabis not only helped his sleep apnea, which was his qualifying condition, but that it also improved his feelings of anxiety and depression.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 1

Chronic Pain From Trauma

A 37 yo man had great pain relief using cannabis and experienced improved sleep as well.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

A 42 yo male veteran suffered from PTSD after serving in the war in the military. After two years on cannabis his anxiety was dramatically reduced and his ability to relax was greatly improved. His morning shoulder pain and stiffness was also reduced.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic Back Pain

A 36 year old man with chronic back pain has been on cannabis for one year and reports that it has worked well to reduce his pain level and improve his sleep. He has also been able to discontinue his use of Advil.


PTSD

A 50 yo woman who is on medical cannabis reports that it is working very well to decrease her anxiety, panic attacks and to improve her sleep. She is now off her Hydroxazine and Trazadone which created many side effects.


Ulcerative Colitis/Anxiety

A 43 yo woman suffered from ulcerative colitis and anxiety. She found that her ulcerative colitis is now much improved/well controlled and that the cannabis helps her sleep better and reduces her stress level. She is now working on reducing the amount of cannabis needed to control her ulcerative colitis.


Chronic Pain Due to Osteoarthritis

A 60 yo woman was experiencing chronic pain due to osteoarthritis. After 4 months of being on cannabis she says that it is working very well. Her pain is much less intense; reducing from 10/10 to 2/10.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

A 21 yo woman with PTSD says that it is working really well. It is helping her anxiety; she feels less tense and more relaxed and is sleeping better. She stopped taking Hydroxyzine and Lexapro and says cannabis works better than any other drugs.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Crohn’s Diseases

A 30 yo man with Crohn’s disease complicated by multiple abdominal surgeries says that his post-surgical pains and abdominal pains have greatly reduced. The inflammation has decreased and he no longer has blood in his stool. He is now off all other narcotics.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

A 66 year old woman with Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) claims that cannabis is a miracle; she says she feels 10 years younger because her sleep is so much improved and her anxiety and pain have greatly decreased. She is now walking more. She says that other meds never helped the craziness of feeling unwell but cannabis takes it away. She tried so many other medications before but none worked.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

A 27 yo man with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) was in a lot of abdominal pain. He says that it is working pretty good to take the pain away and that his pain is not as intense (from 7/10 to 2/10); more relaxed. He sleeps much better.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Sleep Apnea

A 35 yo man says that cannabis is working really well and helping him sleep better and tolerate his CPAP. It gives him a can-do attitude. He lost 80 pounds as well.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic Pain

A 30 yo woman with chronic pain says that the pain is now under control and she can sleep better.
It is keeping the pain under control, and allowing me to sleep better. She has been able to stop taking any other pain medications.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic Pain

A 46 yo man with chronic pain says it is working great. No more Aleve, Advil. No more anxiety, depression; he sleeps through the night now. More activities with family. Daughter and wife are much happier. No stomach issues from taking Advil and such. Big difference. Pain down from 9/10 to 4/10.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Fibromyalgia/Bulging Disk

A 35 yo woman with fibromyalgia and a bulging disk says that cannabis is working good to help pain reduce from 7/10 to 2/10. Sleep has improved and she has lost 20 pounds.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Sleep apnea

A 32 yo man who had sleep apnea reports that the cannabis is working well to improve his sleep and help him tolerate his CPAP machine. He wakes up feeling great and rested. He lost 15 pounds without exercising because he is more active with his family.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic Pain/Arm Spasm

A 55 yo man had chronic pain and spasm in arm. He no longer has muscle spasms which he says is a huge improvement. He is not using ibuprofen any more. His sleeps is better and he feels great in the morning.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic Pain

A 40 yo woman with chronic pain says that she loves it and has reduced physical pain and her depression has improved. Only two migraines in 4 months when normally she would have had twice that many. Pain has been reduced from 9/10 to 5/10.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 3

Back Pain

A 32 yo woman with back pain was able to go back to work because her pain is down from 9/10 to 4/10 and is now manageable. She teaches yoga, and it was hard w/ back pain. She is so doing PT and is now able to do the exercises. Fewer flare-ups of back spasms. Able to sit in a chair and study for school, so school grades improved greatly. She is off all other pain killers.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Crohn’s Disease

A 60 yo man with Crohn’s disease says it is working very well. He now has no anxiety and sleeps well. His stools are improved and he has no more cramping and diarrhea.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic Pain Due to Trauma and Internal Derangement of Left Knee

A 45 yo male with chronic pain and knee issues says that it has taken the pain from 7/10 to 4/10 and his anxiety and stress has also been reduced.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

Neurofibromatosis

A 30 yo woman who suffers from chronic pain from neurofibromatosis said that cannabis has made a huge difference in reducing her pain. It has helped her anxiety and her sleep as well.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

A 30 yo man had obstructive sleep apnea. He no longer has any problems falling or staying asleep. He tolerates his CPAP machine much better. It helps him relax and get into a mellower mood before bed. He’s been falling asleep within a few minutes of turning on my CPAP.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 1

Sleep Apnea

A 40 yo woman with sleep apnea says her sleep is much improved and so is her anxiety. She now sleeps 7 hours per night. Her weight is down from 191 pounds to 146 pounds. She has more energy so is much active.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Type 1 Diabetes/Neuropathy/Chronic Pain

A 36yo woman with Type 1 Diabetes was also experiencing neuropathy, and chronic pain Much better pain control with cannabis; 3/10 down from 8/10. No burning/numbness. Sleep much better. She describes cannabis as a game changer because she has eliminated almost all OTC medications from formerly large amounts.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic Pain/Rheumatoid Arthritis

A 50 yo woman was on cannabis for chronic pain of rheumatoid arthritis. She says it is working pretty well. It helps sleep better, reduces pain level. It helps with anxiety. Her pain is down to a 4/10 from a 7/10.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic Back Pain

A 58 y/o female was experiencing chronic back pain. Her mobility has increased since use of cannabis. She feels less irritable and angry. Sleep, anxiety and pain are all improved. She says she couldn’t function without it. On cannabis her pain reduced to 0/10.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic Neck Pain

A 56 yo man with chronic neck pain has improved sleep and now does not need pain medications. His pain has been reduced from 7/10 to 2/10.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 1

PTSD

A 44 yo man with PTSD says his anxiety is greatly reduced and that he is losing weight.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

PTSD

A 17 yo boy with PTSD was also on the autistic spectrum. He is doing quite well with cannabis. He stopped taking Zoloft and Abilify. Cannabis is helping his anxiety and sleep and says it is a life saver for panic attacks.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD/Anxiety Attacks With Shakes

A 27 yo woman who experienced PTSD/anxiety attacks and shakes reports that the shakes have stopped. She still has anxiety around her family but it has been reduced. No big anxiety attacks in the grocery stores now.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

A 34 yo man with PTSD says it helps him cope with life stressors and deal with PTSD much better. He is no longer on any other medications and was able to stop taking Suboxone.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Neck Pain from Injury/Crohn’s disease

A 57 yo woman had neck pain from an injury and Crohn’s disease. She says that her stool is now formed once a day and she has no bloating or stomach pain. Her neck and back pain has been reduced as well.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Gastroparesis of Unknown Etiology

A 34 yo woman who experienced gastroparesis of unknown etiology. Pre-cannabis she was vomiting daily and unable to work. She experienced severe abdominal pain and would vomit blood. She had difficulty eating and had lost a great deal of weight. One year after taking cannabis she says it is working very well. She no longer has to take trips to the Emergency Room and is back working and got married. When she had a recent surgery she was able to avoid pain drugs. Her weight is stabilized and she can eat what she wants now. Her pain has reduced from 9/10 to 3/10. If her symptoms return, cannabis helps within 15 – 20 seconds.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Obstructive sleep apnea

49 yo obese man has been on cannabis for 2 years. Within that time his sleep has improved dramatically; He gets full nights of sleep now, and wakes rested. He does not need CPAP anymore.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 1

Chronic pain due to trauma

31 yo woman on cannabis. After four months her neck and back pain improved and her muscle spasms have dramatically reduced. Her anxiety has improved as well. She reports that her previous pain level of 8/10 has gone down to a 3/10.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic neck pain due to trauma playing football

40 yo man. After one year the cannabis helps a lot, especially at night with both pain and sleep. Before cannabis his pain level was 5/10. That has been reduced to 1/10 and he has discontinued his other pain medications.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Migraines and PTSD

61 yo man has been on cannabis for 2 yrs. He has also been treated by NUCCA chiropractor which almost completely stopped his migraines. His mood has improved and he is not going into depression and maintains a level of OK-ness. He also has improved sleep.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD and chronic pain from fibromyalgia, back pain, nerve pain

47 yo woman. Cannabis is working well to improve anxiety and depression, fibromyalgia, back pain, nerve pain. Cannabis truly helps take the edge off. Improved appetite as well.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 5
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Autistic disorder

8 yo boy, on cannabis for 4 months. Mom reports: He is doing well on cannabis. It’s helping with aggression and appetite as well as sleep. The only negative side effect they have noticed is constipation but they added vitamin C and magnesium back into his supplements and this has helped.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 5
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 1

Chronic back pain

39 yo man on cannabis says that it is working to help pain and sleep. Before cannabis pain level was 10/10 and now it is 6/10.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Spasm of sphincter of Oddi

39 yo woman with sphincter of Oddi dysfunction with spasm for many years, managed previously on large amounts of hydrocodone. She has been on cannabis for 1 year. Cannabis is very effective. Not much pain anymore, no vomiting, able to eat foods that caused reactions in past. Pain has gone from a 10/10 to a 0/10. She was able to cut way down on hydrocodone.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic headaches and pituitary tumor

36 yo woman with chronic headaches and incidental finding of pituitary tumor by MRI, asymptomatic.
Her pain has been dramatically reduced. Neuropathy reduced in intensity and has improved with cannabis and botox combination. Able to stop amitriptyline and flexeril. Patient also reports that a repeat MRI no longer shows a pituitary tumor.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

Chronic pain from irritable bowel syndrome

31 yo woman had good results from cannabis. It really helped with the cramps and the pain reduced from 8/10 to 2/10. However, she could not afford it and stopped using. At this time the pains are pretty bad and she wants to restart it again.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Obstructive sleep apnea

49 yo man on cannabis for a year. Patient says that cannabis is working great and calls it “life changing”. He has better sleep, and says that it makes everything better.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic pain due to trauma and obstructive sleep apnea

58 yo man on cannabis for 1 year reports reduced pain from a 7/10 to a 4/10. Improved sleep and overall quality of life improved. He has been able to cut way down on his prescription for percoset.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic pain due to trauma

63 yo man, on cannabis for 1 year. Cannabis is working real well. It helps pain taking it from a 10/10 to a 6/10.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Glaucoma

60 yo man on cannabis for 2 years. He feels it is very helpful to him and feels more alert using cannabis. He does not feel tension around his head/eyes as much. Pressure in both eyes 14. His vision loss is not progressing.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 1

PTSD

37 yo man on cannabis 4 months. Cannabis is working pretty well. It keeps him calm during the day, with no panic attacks, and he is not as short tempered as he was previously. Sleep much better. Overall quality of life much better. He was able to stop taking gabapentin and reduce his duloxetine.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

Post-procedural pain

57 yo woman with nerve pain following surgery and radiation for breast cancer 2 years ago. On cannabis for 4 months. It helps her to be able to use her right arm, which was difficult before due to nerve injury in surgery for breast cancer and radiation in 2018. Her pain is down to a 3/10 where it was previously an 8/10.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic hip and low back pain and PTSD

50 yo man on cannabis for a few months. He is currently off cannabis because he is living in a facility that does not allow it. While on cannabis he said that his flashbacks resolved completely and that the improvement to his sleep was amazing; 10 hours a day. His anxiety and his nausea from chronic pain were both down. Chronic pain in hip and low back 65% better. Appetite improved. Unfortunately after being off cannabis for 3 weeks all of his symptoms are back.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic pain due to fibromyalgia

39 yo woman on cannabis for 3 years. Reduced pain; down to 1/10 and less anxiety. Improved sleep. She is doing well. Graduated as nurse practitioner and is now working in the health care field. She attributes the ability to work in large part to cannabis

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Obstructive sleep apnea

51 yo man, on cannabis for 2 yrs. Working very well. He is now able to relax and has much improved sleep, even without his CPAP machine.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Obstructive sleep apnea

43 yo man, on cannabis for 2 yrs. He is able to fall asleep much more easily and his sleep is much improved. CPAP is more easily tolerated.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 1

Chronic pain of fibromyalgia

39 yo man. On cannabis for 3 years. Patient states medical cannabis is working well for him with no negative side effects. It helps with his anxiety and IBS as well. His pain level is down to a 2/10.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Microscopic colitis

37yo woman on cannabis for 4 months. She says that she can’t believe how well it works. But she says that she believes that cannabis is a band aid because her symptoms come right back when she stops using it.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

Sciatica, chronic pain

64 yo man on cannabis for 4 months. His sleep is much improved, due to sciatica pain being much less at night. Pain is down from 6/10 to 2/10. He was able to stop taking gabapentin and ibuprofen. Overall much more relaxed. Can walk 3 miles a day now; he had never been able to do long walks before cannabis due to pain.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

48 yo woman on cannabis for 1 year. Cannabis is working very well. It reduces her anxiety, helps sleep, reduces flashbacks, nightmares, and her depression is better.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Ulcerative colitis

27 yo man on cannabis for 4 months. Cannabis is working well. It helps sleep, relieves pain and anxiety. It helps the gut. No more blood in stool. No diarrhea.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

Chronic pain due to trauma

40 yo man with history of multiple injuries, on cannabis for 4 months. He reports that cannabis is working great. It helps him sleep through the night, and the reduced pain from a 7/10 to 3/10 is not waking him up. During day he can use the vape as needed. He is completely off ibuprofen.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

37 yo woman on cannabis for 4 months. She uses cannabis every other week. It is working very well. She feels calmer and is enjoying life more.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (chronic pain)

47 yo man on cannabis for over a year. Patient reports that Cannabis provides a big difference; pain goes from 8/10 to 2/10, enough that he can sleep.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic back pain

57 yo woman on cannabis for a year. Cannabis works well. It helps pain and sleep. Pain has been reduced from a 10/10 to 5/10 and patient was able to stop oxytocin.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Sleep apnea and pain

55 yo woman on cannabis for 4 months. Cannabis is working for chronic pain and apnea. Still some difficulty keeping the mask on. Anxiety w/ mask on. Still in the process of adjusting the meds. She is also getting dental procedures, extractions done which are painful. She finds that the cannabis helps there as well. She has stopped using hydrocodone.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Chronic pain

41 yo man with chronic pain after giving a part of his liver to a relative. Since then he has been having abdominal pain. The transplant doctor wanted to prescribe narcotics for the pain but patient doesn’t want to go through that route. Patient reports that cannabis is working well and he has been able to stop using oxycodone. His pain is a 2/10 down from 7/10 previous to cannabis.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 1

Chronic pain from ankylosing spondylitis

39 yo man on cannabis for 2 years, as well as a biologic. Cannabis is working great to take his pain level down to a 1/10.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

Ulcerative colitis

57 yo man on cannabis for a year. Cannabis is working very well. No flare-ups of colitis. Also on a biologic. He was able to stop taking tramadol.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Post-surgical pain

68 yo man with pain after surgery to remove tumor on back. Patient has been on cannabis for 4 months. It is working well. It helps back pain, relieved his tremors, and helps his anxiety. Improved ability to cope. Cannabis also helps reduce his stress. Pain has gone from 5/10 to 2/10.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Irritable bowel syndrome and migraine

44 yo woman on cannabis for 4 months. It is working pretty well on a daily dose. It helps IBS and also reduces the frequency of symptoms. Quick acting form helps in an episode. When it comes to her migraines it helps her sleep through the migraine. She is more relaxed. Not as much relief of pain so far. Referred for NUCCA chiropractic.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

46 yo man on cannabis for 8 months. Patient says that it has helped him a great deal. It helps regular daily disposition, mood etc. He is much less irritable. He didn’t expect such a positive effect and is delighted that cannabis has made such a huge difference. He exercises more and has more energy and as a result he has lost 30 lbs. His sleep is better and he wakes up and feels great in the morning.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0