What Can Cannabis Treat?

Proponents of medical cannabis have used the CBD and THC found in cannabis for an extremely wide variety of illnesses throughout history. Today, doctors recommend medicinal cannabis as a treatment for issues such as sleeping disorders, aches and pains, and eating conditions related to other medical treatments like chemotherapy.

Below is a general list of ailments with symptoms or ailments that proponents claim can be treated with medical cannabis.

(CannaSense does not intend to give this as professional medical advice. Do not attempt to self diagnose, or prescribe treatment based on the information provided in this page. Always consult your physician before making any decision on the treatment of a medical condition.)

Keep in mind that the ailments listed above are not necessarily approved by each state as a medically sound reason to receive a medical marijuana recommendation.

Acquired Hypothyroidism Hepatitis C
Acute Gastritis HIV/AIDS
Agoraphobia Hospice Patients
AIDS Related Illness Huntington’s Disease
Alcohol Abuse Hypertension
Alcoholism Hyperventilation
Alopecia Areata Hypoglycemia
Alzheimer’s Disease Impotence
Amphetamine Dependency Inflammatory Autoimmune-mediated Arthritis
Amyloidosis Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Insomnia
Angina Pectoris Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED)
Ankylosis Intractable Vomiting
Anorexia Lipomatosis
Anorexia Nervosa Lou Gehrig’s Disease
Anxiety Disorders Lyme Disease
Any Chronic Medical Symptom that Limits Major Life Activities Lymphoma
Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease Major Depression
Arthritis Malignant Melanoma
Arthritis (Rheumatoid) Mania
Aspergers  Melorheostosis
Asthma Meniere’s Disease
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) Motion Sickness
Autism Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS)
Autoimmune Disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Back Pain Muscle Spasms
Back Sprain Muscular Dystrophy
Bell’s Palsy Myeloid Leukemia
Bipolar Disorder Nail-Patella Syndrome
Brain Tumor, Malignant Nightmares
Bruxism Obesity
Bulimia Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Cachexia Opiate Dependence
Cancer Osteoarthritis
Cancer, Adrenal Cortical Panic Disorder
Cancer, Endometrial Parkinson’s Disease
Cancer, Prostate Peripheral Neuropathy
Cancer, Testicular Peritoneal Pain
Cancer, Uterine Persistent Insomnia
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Porphyria
Cerebral Palsy Post Polio Syndrome (PPS)
Cervical Disk Disease Post-traumatic Arthritis
Cervicobrachial Syndrome Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Chemotherapy Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Prostatitis
Chronic Pain Psoriasis
Chronic renal failure Pulmonary Fibrosis
Cocaine Dependence Quadriplegia
Colitis Radiation Therapy (Learn more)
Conjunctivitis Raynaud’s Disease
Constipation Reiter’s Syndrome
Crohn’s Disease Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
Cystic Fibrosis Rheumatoid Arthritis
Damage to Spinal Cord Nervous Tissue Rosacea
Darier’s Disease Schizoaffective Disorder
Degenerative Arthritis Schizophrenia
Degenerative Arthropathy Scoliosis
Delirium Tremens Sedative Dependence
Dermatomyositis Seizures
Diabetes, Adult Onset Senile Dementia
Diabetes, Insulin Dependent Severe Nausea
Diabetic Neuropathy Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
Diabetic Peripheral Vascular Disease Sinusitis
Diarrhea Skeletal Muscular Spasticity
Diverticulitis Sleep Apnea
Dysthymic Disorder Sleep Disorders
Eczema Spasticity
Emphysema Spinal Stenosis
Emphysema Sturge-Weber Syndrome (SWS)
Endometriosis Stuttering
Epidermolysis Bullosa Tardive Dyskinesia (TD)
Epididymitis Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)
Epilepsy Tenosynovitis
Felty’s Syndrome Terminal Illness
Fibromyalgia Thyroiditis
Friedreich’s Ataxia Tic Douloureux
Gastritis Tietze’s Syndrome
Genital Herpes Tinnitus
Glaucoma Tobacco Dependence
Glioblastoma Multiforme Tourette’s Syndrome
Graves Disease Trichotillomania
Headaches, Cluster Viral Hepatitis
Headaches, Migraine Wasting Syndrome
Headaches, Tension Whiplash
Hemophilia A Wittmaack-Ekbom’s Syndrome
Henoch-Schonlein Purpura Writers’ Cramp


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