How to get a medical marijuana card for menopause
Currently, more than two-thirds of U.S. states have medical marijuana programs for those suffering from certain, ongoing medical issues. Furthermore, 10 of those states have legalized marijuana for use by all adults. With a full medical marijuana program in Florida and a list of qualifying conditions, where does menopause as well as the symptoms it brings fit in?
Can you get a medical marijuana card for menopause in Florida?
Menopause is not a common qualifying condition for a medical marijuana card and not specifically listed on Florida’s qualifying conditions. However, the state permit the patient’s doctor to make the decision of whether or not medical marijuana can safely provide a patient with relief.
Furthermore, in Florida, menopause symptoms such as depression and insomnia have been considered qualifying conditions by Florida marijuana card doctors.
However, in any state, if you are using medical marijuana to treat a medical condition you are advised to do so under the care of a qualified medical marijuana doctor.
Menopause Symptoms include
The list of symptoms of menopause includes the following:
- Vaginal dryness
- Hot flashes
- Night sweats
- Thinning hair
- Reduced breast size
- Sleep disorder
- Weight gain
Types of medical Cannabis products used to treat menopause symptoms
There are many options available to Florida marijuana patients with regards to dispensary menu products. Some of these include:
There is also quite a bit of strain variety to consider, each with its own particular set of effects.
How to get a medical marijuana card for Menopause symptoms.
The process of getting a medical marijuana card in Florida is pretty similar to most states.
First, you need to consult with a medical marijuana doctor. You can find a Florida marijuana doctor on the map here. Doctors are required to be certified by the state in order to approve patients for medical marijuana.
Your healthcare provider will often guide you through the process of applying with the state. They have plenty of experience in the matter and will try to make it as easy as possible, so this is a great place to start. See if you qualify today!
Are you ready to get your Florida Medical Marijuana Card or is it renewal time?
For Florida residents, if your ready, we make it easy to connect with a certified recommending doctor to get your Florida Medical Marijuana Card.
If you have a qualifying condition, or general medical condition that may qualify and want to get certified for medical marijuana for treatment, fill out the MMJ patient registration form, then press submit. A medical card doctor representative will contact you to schedule an appointment. Legal Residents Only