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Marijuana and lupus

02/09/2009

Question:

i know marijuana is illegal but i have been smoking it since i was young and it was only when i stopped taking it that i noticed i had the symptoms of lupus it helps all the symptoms and relaxes me i can think straight on marijuana so i have started taking it again and have a life that is much better quality and i no longer need anti depressants or pain killers, other than filling my lungs with this i take care of myself making sure i drink plenty of fluids to flush my liver and i also take vitamins centrum. do you think marijuana could be a cure or a remedy for for some forms lupus?. ive heard you can get tablet form i dont know about australia though

Answer:

Sorry but no reseach would indicate it to be effective.

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Response by:

Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP
Formerly:
Professor of Family Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University