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HIV/AIDS Qualifies for Medical Marijuana in South Dakota

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus, which is a pathogen that targets the immune system. HIV makes it very difficult for the human body to defend itself against other viruses and illnesses. A serious medical emergency is defined as any minor illness that most of us may recover from in a day or two. When some people are HIV positive, even a cold might need a trip to the hospital for immediate medical attention. HIV does this by infecting immune system cells known as T cells, which are designed to safeguard the body. It then exploits those cells to replicate additional virus, ensuring that the virus is never killed by the body. Despite the fact that there is no cure for HIV, people in South Dakota may manage their condition with prescription medicine and, now, medicinal marijuana.

Almost half of all HIV patients in the United States use or have used medicinal marijuana to address many of the disease’s symptoms. More and more medical research is being undertaken into medicinal marijuana as a therapy option for HIV. The results are encouraging.

How can South Dakota patients with HIV/AIDS use  Medical Marijuana as a Treatment?

Medical marijuana is often used to alleviate the disease’s various consequences, which range from symptoms of HIV-wasting syndrome to adverse effects linked with the use of antiretroviral drugs. Nausea is one of the most prevalent symptoms that cannabis is known to alleviate. Cannabis alleviates nausea by restoring patients’ appetites, enabling food to feed the body. Marijuana has also been used to treat peripheral neuropathy, a devastating nerve condition that has been linked to HIV treatments of the previous generation. Many HIV-treatment prescription drugs may be quite harsh on the body. Cannabis is a terrific alternative for HIV patients in Ohio because of its capacity to help with pain reduction, nausea, and so much more.

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