By Pat Anson, Editor
Many adults with chronic pain use medical marijuana to relieve their symptoms, but marijuana is not a good treatment option for teens who suffer from pain, according to researchers at the Mayo Clinic.
“The consequences may be very, very severe, particularly for adolescents who may get rid of their pain — or not — at the expense of the rest of their life,” says J. Michael Bostwick, MD, a Mayo Clinic psychiatrist who co-authored a commentary in the July issue of the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Bostwick says there have been few studies on the pros and cons of adolescents using medical marijuana. While medical marijuana may help improve appetite and relieve pain, its adverse effects can include fatigue, impaired concentration and slower reaction times.
Read more at National Pain Report.
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