- Unofficial sources confirm the effectiveness of cannabis in the treatment of Lupus
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in various parts of the body, most commonly in the joints, skin, kidneys and brain. The most common lupus formour is the so-called systemic lupuswith (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)which affects multiple organs at once.
The fact that this is an autoimmune disorder basically means yours the body starts to fight against itself. Thus, healthy tissue is considered by the body to be infected with bacteria and viruses against which antibodies (immunoglobulin) need to be deployed.
INAs a result, patients often have chronic pain, tissue damage, swelling, and many other symptoms that vary from person to person. The lupus has not been developed to date effective effective medicine The symptoms of this disease are only reduced by prescription drugs, many of which cause unpleasant side effects (which are further treated with ... other prescription drugs).
Today we look at frontAngie patients born and raised in Oklahoma, USA. Angie moved to California to fight lupus, where she is protected by a law on legal, curative use of cannabis (now also recreational use). She came to this decision for a simple reason: she found that her medical cannabis helps her a lotm better than immunosuppressionand steroids prescribed for treatment.
"I decided to treat with cannabis because I was on methotrexate by then. Methotrexate treatment eventually hit me with pulmonary fibrosis." (pulmonary fibrosis is only one of many possible side effects of this drug)
In addition, lupus can be directly caused by other drugs prescribed for other diseases and disabilities (about 400 commonly prescribed drugs). Drug-induced lupus is another of many types of the disease, such as Lupus Nephritis affecting the kidney or Skin Lupus, which typically forms a typical butterfly outline around the nose area.
Anti-inflammatory and pain-inhibiting properties are typical of hemp treatment, hence the treatment of lupus with cannabis is obvious. "So far, the use of cannabis seems to be the only effective and safe form of treatment ." Angie says. "The key is to use varieties with a high CBD content, which I apply orally.
CBD capsules are the most effective but often difficult-to-use form of treatment. "Angie also uses juicesof fresh plant partsmedicinal cannabis rich in More in Therapeutic Cannabinoids 3: THCA).
As with many other illnesses that can be successfully treated with cannabis, lupus lacks evidence of official studies to prove its true effectiveness. But Angies story is just one of many unofficial evidence of how effective cannabis can be.
And what you, ours, readsi? MDo you have experience with lupus and its cannabis treatment? Share your opinions and experiences with us in the comments section!