Unlike the traditional medications employed during the treatment and prophylaxis (prevention) of AIDS that cause a wide range of side effects, medical marijuana causes no harm and this is the main reason why medical marijuana dispensaries are advocating its use to help patients improve their quality of life. Patients who contract any of the 30 diseases that are listed under the life threatening condition called AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) are known to succumb to this illness. They not only experience a variety of problems due to the characteristic symptoms of the disease but also suffer from the side effects of the drugs that are utilized in the treatment of the disease. HIV/AIDS has serious physical as well as psychological and side effects and doctors or licensed medical practitioners who carry out a patient’s Medicinal Marijuana Evaluation are well aware of it. Though antiretroviral therapy holds some promise in the treatment of AIDS, many patients stop using their medications because of the side effects associated with this form of therapy and treatment.
There is new hope for AIDS sufferers through the use of medical marijuana that is virtually the only known medicine that has proven to be effective in the treatment of the entire spectrum of the observed side effects like disorientation, nausea, vomiting headaches, upset stomach, depression, loss of appetite, nervousness, pain, general weight loss, and fevers. Medical cannabis is a natural antiemetic (stops vomiting) and addresses the problem of CINV (Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting). It helps patients tolerate their cancer related pain and relaxed the mind and the body, so they can focus on the healing