Holiday Anxiety and Medical Marijuana

The holidays can be a great source of stress for anyone, especially if you’re suffering from mental or physical ailments. Busy schedules with lots of events or encounters with difficult family members can be taxing. If you are medically diagnosed with a form of anxiety, you might find that your symptoms worsen this time of year and your normal treatment methods are less effective. 

For reasons like these, many people with anxiety disorders and/or other physical ailments are turning to medical marijuana to help alleviate their symptoms. The use of medical marijuana for treatment of anxiety is complicated, and it should never be approached without careful consideration and advice from a qualified professional.

What is medical marijuana?

Medical marijuana is a term for derivatives of the Cannabis sativa plant, and these derivatives are used to treat various medical conditions. State laws control the production and distribution of medical marijuana, and in Missouri, it is legal to use if you have approval from a doctor and have secured a state-issued medical marijuana ID card. 

How do I know if medical marijuana is right for me?

If you are considering medical marijuana for treatment of anxiety disorder, the best way to determine if it is right for you is to discuss your individual needs with a physician who specializes in medical marijuana treatments for your condition. Many Missouri medical marijuana dispensaries partner with 420ID to help qualified patients get appointments with physicians and obtain medical marijuana ID cards, which give them access to experts and products used for treating symptoms of anxiety and many other qualifying medical conditions

How do I get a medical ID Card?

Generally, you can apply for an ID card through one of the following routes:

  • The Missouri Health Department at mo.health.gov is a resource for obtaining a medical marijuana card and has information about registering on the Complia Application Portal. Once a patient or caregiver registers, they may submit a new application. Applications typically take up to 30 days to review and process, but this process can take longer if there is a backlog of applicants.

     

  • However, if you apply through the 420ID.com platform, the company has make the process quick, efficient, private, and cost effective. 420ID is a one-stop website where a patient can determine if they have a qualifying medical condition, find out how to get a medical card in Missouri, complete the application process, set up a virtual and confidential visit with a licensed physician, and receive a sturdy medical marijuana ID card. 420ID offers 100% money-back if patients are not approved and provides convenient renewal services for approved patients. This application process takes minutes and approvals are sent to the state right away for faster processing. 

Anxiety and its symptoms can be challenging to manage and live with. With the holidays approaching and the New Year just around the corner, you might decide that it’s worth taking steps to improve your well-being by exploring the option of medical marijuana and, if it is right for you, beginning the process necessary to secure a medical ID card.