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What Is a Chronic Condition & What Does Having One Entail?


Most medical marijuana programs, including Minnesota’s, have medical conditions that make a person eligible. You may have heard of a “chronic” condition but might not know what that means.


Many people think chronic conditions last your whole life, but that is not necessarily true. A Chronic disease is any condition that lasts one or more years. These conditions also require ongoing medical attention.


Most times, chronic conditions limit a person’s activities or what they can do on a day-to-day basis. Some of the most commonly known chronic conditions include:

  • Heart disease

  • Cancer

  • Diabetes

How Common Are Chronic Conditions?

Did you know about 6 in 10 adults have a chronic disease and 4 in 10 adults have two or more? This shocking statistic is 100% factual, according to the CDC.


With how common chronic conditions are, it is no surprise that they qualify a person for medical marijuana. Chronic diseases may also worsen overtime. Usually, the disease can be somewhat controlled but not cured.


What Causes Chronic Conditions?

Many of the most common chronic diseases result from one of these behaviors:

  • Tobacco use & secondhand smoke

  • Poor nutrition or diet

  • Physical inactivity

  • Excessive alcohol use

Eat healthy, exercise, and don’t drink or smoke. They seem so simple, but so many people develop chronic diseases as a direct result of these risky behaviors!


Get Your Medical Marijuana Card in Minnesota

Do you have a qualifying condition for a medical marijuana card in the State of Minnesota? If so, what are you waiting for? It is now easier than ever to get your medical card through telemedicine, right from the comfort of your couch!


Have a chronic condition? You probably qualify! Do you feel like you may benefit from medical cannabis in general? You probably qualify!


Minnesota’s medical marijuana program is fully up and running, and we will begin seeing patients very soon! You should reserve your appointment as soon as possible to make sure you will not have to wait any longer for the relief you deserve.


Cannabis is a safe, natural medicine that has been used for thousands of years. Starting July 1st, medical marijuana will officially be legal in the State of Minnesota, so you should do what you can to prepare so you can have legal access to your medicine!


Reserve an evaluation online today with one of our compassionate doctors, and we’ll book an appointment for you just as soon as we’re cleared to. We will begin seeing patients very soon, so make sure to reserve an evaluation as soon as possible!


You’ll meet with your doctor virtually, using your smartphone or computer for a telemedicine appointment. Together you’ll discuss your conditions, what medical marijuana might be able to do for you, and if you’re qualified to receive a Minnesota Marijuana Card, all without even leaving your home. You’ll even save $25 off the cost of the evaluation!


 

Doctors Who Care.

Relief You Can Trust.


Helping everyone achieve wellness safely and conveniently through increased access to medical marijuana. Our focus on education, inclusion, and acceptance will reduce the stigma for our patients by providing equal access to timely information and compassionate care.

If you have any questions, call us at (833) 781-6671, or simply reserve a medical marijuana evaluation to start getting relief you can trust today!

And don’t forget to check out Minnesota Marijuana Card’s Blog to keep up to date on the latest medical marijuana news, tips, and information.product

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