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Alternative Treatment for Muscular Dystrophy

Medical Marijuana Doctor in NJ for Muscular Dystrophy

It can be extremely disheartening to see a once energetic and lively person reduced to a weakened and frustrated state. Unfortunately, this can commonly be the case after a person is diagnosed with muscular dystrophy. Early symptoms can progress to full diagnosis, causing an individual to have suffer tight muscle, seizure, and other painful symptoms. While common treatment options are not always effective, alternative medicine may help those combating muscular dystrophy.

Interested in medical marijuana or other alternative treatment? Call (856) 351-5277.

What Is Muscular Dystrophy?

Muscular dystrophy is the name for a group of degenerating diseases that affect the body's muscles. Over time, muscle mass is lost and a person will become progressively weaker. More common in males, muscular dystrophy can be diagnosed in youth if symptoms show early, but can also develop suddenly in adulthood.

While there is no known cure, treatment options are available to help lessen the symptoms. These options are used to help alleviate the difficult effects of having muscular dystrophy, as well as improve quality of life.

Cannabis Can Alleviate Muscular Dystrophy

While muscular dystrophy cannot be cured, the progression can be slowed and effects alleviated through various treatments, including medical marijuana. Cannabis has become a more popular form of treatment that has provided clear results

Effects of muscular dystrophy that may be alleviated include:

  • Chronic & secondary pain
  • Seizures
  • Involuntary muscle tightness
  • Various other symptoms

Need a New Jersey Medical Marijuana Doctor?

Currently, New Jersey is one of the only states that allows for muscular dystrophy marijuana treatment. We at New Jersey Alternative Medicine provide reliable and personalized care for all of our patients throughout New Jersey. Our board certified doctor is trained in the latest technology and procedures to ensure the best form of alternative is administered. Above all else, we strive to offer compassionate care to those hurting and needing relief.

If you call today, you can set up a free consultation to discuss your options for treating the symptoms of muscular dystrophy. Contact New Jersey Alternative Medicine at (856) 351-5277.