November 6, 2019

cannabis and illness, lupus and marijuana,

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Lupus is an autoimmune disease of inflammation. It can affect joints, skin, and even vital organs such as the brain and heart as the immune system attacks tissues and organs in the body. Symptoms of the disease can vary, and people experience them at different rates or severity. Some of the most common include:

  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Joint pain
  • Stiffness and swelling
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Headaches
  • Distinctive facial rash

The most common form of lupus is systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) which affects multiple organs in the body.

We know that cannabis is widely used to relieve inflammation, so it makes sense that it would bring relief to those with lupus. But can it do more? How far can cannabis go as a…

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