Wasting Syndrome is a medical condition in which patients diagnosed with a chronic or terminal health issue begins to lose weight. The condition is often observed in patients with cancer, HIV/AIDS, TB, and other terminal diseases. Apart from the weight loss, wasting syndrome also causes the following symptoms: diarrhea, weakness and fatigue, and fever.
Marijuana can be an essential aid in the management of terminal patients. With its appetite stimulating and mood lifting effects, marijuana can be useful for helping patients cope with their conditions.