Migraines and Cannabis

Migraines/ Headaches Treatment in Santa Monica, CAAny person who has ever had a migraine knows that it is not just a headache. The pain can be really intense, and it can cause people to not be able to function for days. Other than the headache there can be nausea, vomiting and severe fatigue. People can miss days from work as well as missing out on days with their family and friends. When a migraine hits a person’s quality of life really suffers.

Migraines are one of the diseases that are part of an entity called clinical endocannabinoid deficiency. In these set of diseases patients have decreased endocannabinoid tone, where they have been found to have less endocannabinoids then people without these diseases. When patients take phytocannabinoids they boost their endocannabinoid system and their symptoms improve.

When patients come to see me, we discuss their migraine history and speak about how cannabis can help them. We have a good success rate at preventing migraines from occurring. When patients get less migraines each month their quality of life greatly improves, and they are able to pursue the things in life that are important to them.

If you suffer from migraines, please feel free to book an appointment to find out how cannabis can help you!