Can I consume MMJ on the day of my COVID Jab?
Millions of medical marijuana patients are about to receive their COVID vaccine. COVID is still a relatively new disease, and getting a vaccination will be a novel experience for many people.
Unsurprisingly, medical cannabis patients have many questions about MMJ and the COVID vaccine, such as … Can I use medical marijuana on the day of my COVID sting? Does medical marijuana help with COVID vaccination anxiety? Is MMJ okay to smoke before receiving my COVID vaccine? What is the COVID Safe MMJ Dosing Method?
Today we’re going to answer all of these questions and more.
Medical marijuana smokers and COVID
The COVID pandemic has radically changed the daily life experience of many MMJ patients. Most medical marijuana patients, and most Americans in general, saw their work and life situations change during the pandemic. Buying medical marijuana was a different experience for many patients. Pharmacy opening hours changed and home delivery became increasingly popular.
Now that the COVID vaccines are being rolled out, MMJ patients are wondering whether medical marijuana will affect the effectiveness of the sting.
Can I use medical marijuana on the day of my COVID Jab?
There is no evidence that medical marijuana interferes with the effectiveness of the COVID vaccine. So in general, consuming MMJ on the day of your COVID sting is not a problem.
Does medical marijuana help with COVID vaccination anxiety?
Some people are very concerned about a COVID vaccine. Some may be wary of the vaccine itself while others may be concerned about needles. Certain types of medical marijuana can be used to treat anxiety and calm nerves.
Medical marijuana and pain relief
Some MMJ patients experience chronic pain. Because of this, it can be difficult to get to the vaccine center. MMJ is highly effective in treating chronic pain, so those who use it may not be able to reach the vaccination center without dosing MMJ.
Is smoking MMJ okay before getting my COVID vaccine?
Smoking has been shown to increase the chances of developing respiratory diseases such as COVID. Hence, smoking MMJ is not the most COVID-safe form of dosage. However, there is no evidence that smoking MMJ before receiving your COVID vaccine will affect its effectiveness.
Can I dose and drive on medical marijuana?
One important factor to consider is that medical marijuana interferes with driving and decreases your ability to drive safely. So if you are driving to and from the vaccination center, you should not take MMJ until you get home.
Can I take pain medication before the COVID vaccine?
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend not taking pain medication before receiving your COVID-19 vaccine, as it can lead to a decrease in antibody response. It’s okay to take a pain reliever after the sting.
Who Shouldn’t Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?
The COVID vaccine is safe for everyone except people with specific allergies. People with a severe allergic reaction to any component of the vaccine should not receive it. People with a severe allergic reaction to vaccines or injectable drugs should consult their doctor before receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
Are Medical Marijuana Smokers More Prone To COVID?
Smokers in general, including MMJ smokers, are more prone to developing respiratory diseases such as COVID. Several studies have shown that smokers are at a higher risk of developing COVID-19.
What are the different medical marijuana dosing methods?
Medical marijuana has several effective dosage methods in addition to smoking. If you want to change your dosage to avoid an increased risk of COVID, here are a few things you can try:
VapingMMJ-Infused FoodMMJ-Infused Teas and DrinksTopical Rubs, Lotions, OilsTinctures
Image by Jeff W on Unsplash: Smoking Makes You More Prone to COVID.
What is the COVID Safe MMJ Dosing Method?
Smoking is the least COVID-safe (and generally unhealthy) way of dosing MMJ. All other medical marijuana dosing methods are generally more COVID-safe and healthier.
How can I get a medical marijuana card?
Medical marijuana can be used to treat a variety of conditions, including:
Alzheimer’s DiseaseCrohn’s DiseaseEpilepsyHIV / AIDSChronic PainInsomniaGlaucomaMultiple SclerosisMuscle Spasms
The best way to get a medical marijuana card is to visit MMJRecs online clinic. Here you will be advised by an MMJ doctor in your state. Once they have verified your eligibility for MMJ treatment, you will immediately receive an email with a medical marijuana doctor certification form. It’s a quick and easy process.
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