Talk To Florida's Leading Provider of Cannabis Centered Healthcare
The Center for Health and Wellness provides a wide range of services and healthcare options for medical cannabis patients.
Patients will be seen by Dr. John Simons, an ordering physician who is registered with the Florida Office of Compassionate Use. The doctor will conduct a comprehensive medical assessment for each patient to determine whether or not using medical cannabis may benefit, alleviate, or substantially treat his/her present medical condition(s) and/or ailment(s). Any approved patients will also be assisted with the process of obtaining a Registry Card required to purchase the medicine at one of the state approved dispensing locations.Medical conditions of the same kind or class as or comparable to those above A terminal condition diagnosed by a physician other than the qualified physician issuing the physician certification Chronic nonmalignant pain caused by a qualifying medical condition or that originates from a qualifying medical condition and persists beyond the usual course of that qualifying medical condition
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease)
Chronic Pain/Severe Pain
Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Muscle Spasms/Chronic Muscle Spasms
post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Sickle Cell Anemia
a terminal condition/terminal illness
any other ailment or condition of equal severity/symptoms, when determined by the opinion of a physician that the benefit of medical marijuana would surpass any potential health risks
Arthritis has no cure and the patients can only benefit from the limited treatment alternatives that ease the painful disease. Among the treatments that are gaining popularity is medical cannabis, which offers full body pain relief and has anti-inflammatory properties.
Cannabis not only helps reduce the runaway fear response in those with PTSD but has many other tangible benefits as well.
Cannabis is effective for treatment of pain and spasticity and other treatments such as fatigue, muscle weakness, anxiety and sleep deprivation.
Cannabis affect cells in the body called cannabinoid receptors. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of those substances that may help reduce seizures.
Cannabis targets endocannabinoid system, a brain system, which consists of CB1 and CB2 receptors. The CB1 receptor exists in the entire brain including hippocampus, which is the learning and memory centre. CB2, the other receptor, is found mainly on immune cells known as microglia.
Studies on effects of medical marijuana on depression are still in the early stages. Researchers suggest that the possible benefits include mood stabilization and normal endocannabinoid function restoration.
Cannabinoid-derived medications for Glaucoma serve two roles: lowering IOP and protecting retinal cells.
Cannabinoid-derived medications for Parkinson's Disease are available to Florida patients.
With the worldwide increase of medical cannabis use in treatment of various health conditions, studies and advocates have shown that medical cannabis can be used in the treatment of anxiety disorder.
Medical conditions comparable to listed conditions as well as a terminal condition, chronic nonmalignant pain caused by a qualifying medical condition or that originates from a qualifying medical condition and persists beyond the usual course of that qualifying medical condition.