Cannabis can greatly help alleviate the symptoms of Crohns Disease, Lupus, Arthritis, and other auto-immune disorders
Auto immune disorders afflict more than 8% of Americans. Many forms of auto-immune disorders are approved qualifying conditions to receive a medical cannabis card in Illinois. These include Crohns disease, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and more. Many people in Chicago use cannabis to help with their successful treatment and to manage their symptoms.
Symptoms from auto-immune disorders are often debilitating. Some of the symptoms that Crohns disease, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and other auto-immune patients find cannabis helps with include:
- Gastric issues
- Stomach pain and difficultly eating
- Swelling in the intestines
- Stiffness in muscles and tendons
- Lowered immune systems
- Lack of sleep
- High anxiety
Cannabis can reduce the incidences of flair ups and increases remission. Illinois doctors now recognize cannabis as an effective tool to treat symptoms of auto-immune disorders.
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If you need a cannabis-friendly doctor, we can refer you to physicians who can help you get the Physician Certification needed for your Medical Cannabis application. After we talk to you, we can give you some options of physicians based on your location, medical condition, insurance, etc…
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We can also assist you with the Medical Cannabis Application process including passport-style photo, fingerprinting, and application submission. Please see the attached Application Assistance Welcome Packet.
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QUALIFICATIONS FOR A MEDICAL CANNABIS CARD IN ILLINOIS:
1You must be a resident of Illinois with valid ID.
2You must have a qualifying medical condition.
3You will need to complete a federal criminal background check.
Please know that Illinois requires a fingerprinted background check for anyone applying for Medical Cannabis. If the felony is for marijuana, you have the right to appeal. If it is for any other controlled substance, the state will likely deny your application, and your fees will not be refunded.