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Medical Marijuana: Misconception vs. Reality

Just like so many topics in today’s society, medical marijuana is steeped in misinformation. Old school beliefs that marijuana is an incredibly dangerous gateway drug die hard, so convincing older generations of the medical benefits of marijuana is difficult. The only way we’ll ever overcome this obstacle is by providing clear-cut, factual evidence of marijuana’s life-changing effects for people living with painful, debilitating conditions. In this post, we’ll go over three of the most common misconceptions about medical marijuana and compare these to the cold green truth! If you live in southwest Florida and have a condition that qualifies you for medical marijuana, call Hakunah Matata at 239-789-6561 to schedule an appointment with one of our experienced physicians who can determine if this treatment is right for you. Continue reading “Medical Marijuana: Misconception vs. Reality”

How Soon Can I Expect Medical Marijuana to Work?

If you’re just discovering the life-changing possibilities of using medical marijuana to treat symptoms of debilitating chronic conditions, then you probably have a lot of questions. One of the most common questions we get during appointments is how quickly does medical marijuana work? Just like most things in life, it’s not a black or white answer. Continue reading “How Soon Can I Expect Medical Marijuana to Work?”

What Medical Marijuana Products are Available in Florida?

Florida is one of many lucky states where state legislators have realized the health benefits of medical marijuana products and made these life-changing treatments available to their citizens. As Florida’s medical marijuana laws have evolved, new product types have been approved for sale. In this post, we’ll review each of the medical marijuana product types available for Florida patients. Continue reading “What Medical Marijuana Products are Available in Florida?”

Will Insurance Cover Medical Marijuana?

Since medical marijuana is legal in the state of Florida for patients with a qualifying condition that have secured an official Florida Medical Marijuana Use Registry Card, you may be inclined to think that your health insurance will cover the cost of your physician visits and recommendations for medical marijuana. Unfortunately, that is not the case. In this post, we’ll discuss why health insurance does not cover medical marijuana treatment here in Florida (or pretty much anywhere in the US) and an outlook for coverage in the future. Continue reading “Will Insurance Cover Medical Marijuana?”

Which Medical Marijuana Strains are Best for Stress Relief?

It’s no secret that using marijuana is a calming, relaxing experience for most people. But did you know that there are certain strains of marijuana that are known for their stress-busting powers? In this post, we’ll review the top stress-relieving strains of medical marijuana and explain how Florida residents can possibly start enjoying these benefits. Continue reading “Which Medical Marijuana Strains are Best for Stress Relief?”

Can Medical Marijuana Help with Insomnia?

Medical marijuana is often used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including chronic pain, anxiety, and depression. But did you know that medical marijuana can also be used as a treatment for insomnia? In this blog post, we’ll explore how medical marijuana can be used as a treatment for insomnia, and we’ll discuss the benefits of using medical marijuana as a treatment for this condition. Continue reading “Can Medical Marijuana Help with Insomnia?”

Top Medical Marijuana Strains for Back Pain

Did you know that medical marijuana can help relieve back pain? Several strains of medical marijuana have been proven effective in relieving back pain. Here at Hakunah Matata, we help patients get their official Florida Medical Marijuana Use Registry Card, so they can benefit from the therapeutic effects of medical marijuana. Here is a list of the top medical marijuana strains for back pain, along with some background information on each. Continue reading “Top Medical Marijuana Strains for Back Pain”