Medical Marijuana expert, Dr. Rachna Patel joins the pod this week to share the surprising healing benefits of this controversial plant. She’ll fill us on her own journey into this work, and the benefits she sees for everything from anxiety to cancer symptoms. Dr. Patel will also weigh in on wether medical marijuana is addictive and if it’s safe for kids. 

Things discussed:
– Dr. Patel addresses the perception of her work and how she first shared it with her family
– The history of marijuana and when it became taboo 
– What forms can medical marijuana be prescribed in?
–  Is it safe for children?
– Medical marijuana use for anxiety, arthritis and cancer symptoms
– How to avoid overuse or addiction 
– Where to get medical marijuana and how who exactly is allowed to dispense medical marijuana? 
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About the guest:

Dr. Rachna Patel has been practicing in the area of Medical Marijuana for half-a-decade now – since 2012. She step-by-step walks patients through how to use medical marijuana for their specific medical condition without getting high off of it, without getting addicted to it, and without smoking it. She speaks from the experience of having treated thousands of patients and having read research study upon research study on the medical use of marijuana.

She completed her medical studies at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Vallejo, California) and her undergraduate studies at Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois).

You can learn more about the work she does at