Cachexia and Medical Marijuana


Cachexia or Wasting Syndrome

Medical Marijuana is approved by the state of Arizona as a treatment option for patients with Wasting Syndrome or Cachexia. Marijuana acts as an appetite stimulant and may be a great addition to your current treatment plan.

What Is Wasting Syndrome? Wasting Syndrome is the progressive involuntary weight loss seen in patients with debilitating medical conidtions such as HIV/AIDS, cancer, tuberculosis ,and more.  Symptoms include profound involuntary weight loss of greater than 10% of baseline body weight, chronic diarrhea, chronic weakness and fever. Medical Marijuana and […]

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