Medical Marijuana For Cachexia and Wasting Syndrome

What Is Cachexia and Wasting Syndrome?

Cachexia is currently a qualifying condition for medical marijuana in Virginia, and individuals experiencing symptoms related to Cachexia can schedule their appointment now

Cachexia is a "wasting" disorder that causes extreme weight loss and muscle wasting, including the loss of body fat and muscle mass. Cachexia often affects patients that are in the later stage of serious conditions and diseases such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, COPD, chronic kidney disease, cystic fibrosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and congestive heart failure (CHF), among others. Those suffering from cachexia can become so weak and frail that their body can become more susceptible to infections, increasing the likelihood of death as a result of their condition. 

Get Approved in 3 Easy Steps!

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Step 1

Schedule an appointment online or by calling us at (888) 633-5808.

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Step 2

Meet with one of our doctors through telemedicine using your phone or computer.

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Step 3

With the doctor's approval, you'll receive your card from the Virginia Department of Health.

How Medical Marijuana Can Help Cachexia & Wasting Syndrome

While there is currently no single treatment or medicine to effectively combat cachexia and its symptoms, cannabis can play a promising role in dealing with many of the symptoms associated with cachexia and wasting syndromes. Medical marijuana can improve appetite, increase weight and give a cachexia patient a quality of life.

Get Approved For Medical Marijuana Treatment

If you are a Virginia resident living with cachexia and wasting syndrome and are interested in medical marijuana treatment, we are here to help! Schedule an appointment today by calling us at 888-633-5808 or schedule online.

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