What You Need to Know About Medical Marijuana Part 1

Are you considering using medical marijuana to treat a health condition?

If so, you’ve come to the right place. We are My Anti Aging MD, and we are your premier marijuana clinic in Florida. But, before you schedule your first consultation with our cannabis doctor, there are a few things you need to know about medical marijuana!

#1. You don’t have to get high to experience the benefits.

For many people, the idea of getting high to treat chronic pain, anxiety or any other health condition is just too far fetched. Many people who suffer from health conditions also have to maintain full-time jobs and take care of their families. However, you’ll be glad to know that you don’t actually have to get high to find a marijuana treatment that works for you. Cannabis consists of 113 active cannabinoids, and the only ones that can actually get you high are THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and THCV (tetrahydrocannabivarin). CBD (cannabidiol) is another cannabinoid, and it’s famed for its medicinal uses. Best of all, it won’t get you high, and it can even reduce the effects of THC.

iti3#2. Smoking isn’t the only way to consume it.

When it comes to cannabis, the number of ways that you can consume it are endless. So, if you’re holding out on using medical marijuana because you don’t want to irritate your lungs by smoking it, you’ll be glad to know that there are many options at your disposal, including:

  • Vaporizers
  • Tinctures
  • Cannabis Oil
  • Capsules
  • Topicals
  • Edibles
  • Transdermal Patches
  • Raw Cannabis (Found in smoothies, juices and other dietary aids)

#3. Be careful with the dosage.

Marijuana isn’t like any other medication, where the label will tell you exactly how much to take, and how often to take it. Marijuana is a plant, and each individual plant is unique. Some plants may have more THC than others, or they might have a different aroma. And, when you consider the fact that everyone reacts a little differently to marijuana, finding the right dose can be tricky. This is particularly true when it comes to edibles, as it can take time for the effects to fully be felt, and many people make the mistake of redosing too soon. Luckily, no overdose death has ever been recorded in the thousands of years that people have been consuming marijuana, so the risks are low, but it can still be very uncomfortable to take too much. It’s best to start out with a low dose, and wait several hours before you take more.

We hope that this information will help you make a more informed choice about using medical marijuana, and in our next blog, we’ll be going over a few more pieces of need-to-know information about marijuana. If you’re considering using medical marijuana to treat a health condition, then contact Florida’s go-to cannabis clinic — My Anti Aging MD. We offer free consultations, and we can help you determine if marijuana is the right treatment option for your needs.


Take the first step towards finding an organic alternative to traditional medical treatments. Contact the experts at My Anti Aging MD today to schedule your free consultation.

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