Showtime Thursday March 16th 6pm PT / 9pm ET
We are getting a little controversial this week :) Are you ready?
Dr. Noel covers a controversial topic this week: medical marijuana. And we’re not talking about getting stoned or high from smoking a joint and ending up feeling paranoid, anxious or having the munchies. Dr. Lo chats with “The Medical Marijuana Expert” Dr. Rachna Patel about how the plant’s compounds, used periodically, can be helpful for patients dealing with chronic pain, anxiety and insomnia.
Some of the things you’ll discover in this week’s podcast are:
Dr. Patel’s experience with marijuana as medicine started in her early years as an ER doctor. She treated patients who had overdosed, suffered serious side effects and addiction to the pharmaceutical opioid painkillers and sleep drugs she and fellow doctors were prescribing.