MMJ Conditions

Below are the medical conditions you must have by Illinois law. You must also have medical records from the last year that state you have this condition

August 12, 2019: New Conditions

  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Autism
  • Chronic pain
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Migraines
  • Neuro-Bechet’s autoimmune disease
  • Neuropathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Polycystic kidney disease (PKD)
  • Superior canal dehiscence syndrome
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • [simple_tooltip content=’People who have serious, chronic, or terminal illnesses are at increased risk for experiencing anxiety and depression. After diagnosis, 40 percent of cancer patients report developing significant distress that can include serious worry, panic attacks, depression, and PTSD, or posttraumatic stress disorder.’]PTSD & Terminal Illnesses[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’The virus can be transmitted through contact with infected blood, semen, or vaginal fluids.
    Within a few weeks of HIV infection, flu-like symptoms such as fever, sore throat, and fatigue can occur. Then the disease is usually asymptomatic until it progresses to AIDS. AIDS symptoms include weight loss, fever or night sweats, fatigue, and recurrent infections.’]Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’People with Alzheimer’s disease can get anxious or upset easily. They might be restless, unable to sleep, or pace back and forth. These problems, called agitation, can keep them from a normal day-and-night routine and might become harmful for your loved one or her caregivers.’]Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’In this disease, nerve cells break down, which reduces functionality in the muscles they supply. The cause is unknown.’]Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’A condition in which brain tissue extends into the spinal canal, present at birth.’]Arnold-Chiari malformation and Syringomelia[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Wasting syndrome is often a sign of disease, such as cancer, AIDS, heart failure, or advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).’]Cachexia/wasting syndrome[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’A disease in which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably and destroy body tissue.’]Cancer[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy Specialty Neurology Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) is an acquired immune-mediated inflammatory disorder of the peripheral nervous system.’]Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Chronic arm or leg pain developing after injury, surgery, stroke, or heart attack.’]Causalgia[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Chronic arm or leg pain developing after injury, surgery, stroke, or heart attack.’]CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndromes Type II)[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Involuntary muscle contractions that cause repetitive or twisting movements.’]Dystonia[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Fibromyalgia-related pain is pain that causes you to ache all over. ‘]Fibromyalgia (severe)[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Fibrous dysplasia is an uncommon bone disorder in which scar-like (fibrous) tissue develops in place of normal bone.’]Fibrous dysplasia[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’A group of eye conditions that can cause blindness.’]Glaucoma[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’An infection caused by a virus that attacks the liver and leads to inflammation.’]Hepatitis C[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’The virus can be transmitted through contact with infected blood, semen, or vaginal fluids.
    Within a few weeks of HIV infection, flu-like symptoms such as fever, sore throat, and fatigue can occur. Then the disease is usually asymptomatic until it progresses to AIDS. AIDS symptoms include weight loss, fever or night sweats, fatigue, and recurrent infections.’]Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’A build-up of fluid in the cavities deep within the brain.’]Hydrocephalus[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’An inflammatory disease caused when the immune system attacks its own tissues.’]Lupus[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’A disease in which the immune system eats away at the protective covering of nerves.’]Multiple Sclerosis[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’A group of genetic diseases that cause progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass.’]Muscular dystrophy[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’A weakness and rapid fatigue of muscles under voluntary control.’]Myasthenia Gravis[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Myoclonus refers to a quick, involuntary muscle jerk. ‘]Myoclonus[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Nail–patella syndrome (NPS) is a genetic disorder that results in small, poorly developed nails and kneecaps, but can also affect many other areas of the body, such as the elbows, chest, and hips.’]Nail-patella syndrome[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Neurofibromatosis is usually noncancerous. There are three types of this condition. Type 1 usually appears in childhood, while Types 2 and 3 appear in early adulthood.’]Neurofibromatosis[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’A disorder of the central nervous system that affects movement, often including tremors.’]Parkinson’s disease[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Post-concussion syndrome, also known as postconcussive syndrome or PCS, is a set of symptoms that may continue for weeks, months, or a year or more after a concussion – a mild form of traumatic brain injury (TBI)’]Post-concussion syndrome[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Chronic arm or leg pain developing after injury, surgery, stroke, or heart attack.’]RSD (Complex Regional Pain Syndromes Type I)[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Residual limb pain is defined as a painful sensation or feeling from the remaining part of the leg. Aggressive bone edge, bone spur formation, neuroma, abscess or bursitis are common causes of residual limb pain.’]Residual limb pain[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’A chronic inflammatory disorder affecting many joints, including those in the hands and feet.’]Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Epilepsy is a chronic disorder, the hallmark of which is recurrent, unprovoked seizures. Many people with epilepsy have more than one type of seizure and may have other symptoms of neurological problems as well.’]Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’An immune system disorder characterized by dry eyes and dry mouth.’]Sjogren’s syndrome[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’A nervous system disorder that affects the spinal cord.’]Spinal cord disease[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal.’]Spinal cord injury[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) is one of a group of genetic disorders characterized by slowly progressive incoordination of gait and is often associated with poor coordination of hands, speech, and eye movements.’]Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA)[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’A nervous system disorder involving repetitive movements or unwanted sounds.’]Tourette’s syndrome[/simple_tooltip]
  • [simple_tooltip content=’Brain dysfunction caused by an outside force, usually a violent blow to the head.’]Traumatic brain injury (TBI)[/simple_tooltip]