Immune system disorders cause abnormally low activity or over-activity of the immune system. When the immune system is decreased, it lessens the body’s natural ability to fight invaders which can potentially lead to vulnerability to infections and more serious conditions. In cases of the immune system over activity, the immune system may begin producing antibodies that attack and damage the body’s tissues instead of fighting infections.
There are as many as 80 different types of autoimmune diseases, many of which have similar symptoms, making them difficult to diagnose. Some types of autoimmune diseases include:
Patients report that medical marijuana reduces inflammation and pain, alleviates nausea and increases appetite that helps to maintain a patient’s weight, modulates neurogenesis and neurodegeneration in conditions such as HIV/AIDS, wasting syndrome, and in auto-immune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, IBS, Crohn's disease and colitis. For more information -
Delta 9 Medical Consulting cannot recommend medical marijuana as a prescription drug – this would be against state and federal law at the present time. The goal at Delta 9 Medical Consulting is to provide information about medical marijuana, or other therapies that may help to treat your condition. This allows patients to make an informed decision to become certified by the State of MA should, they wish to use medical marijuana for treatment.