Sunday, October 21, 2018

Can Cannabis Help With Inflammation for Athletes?

Athletes today are bigger, stronger, and faster than they were just a decade or so ago. Men and women are becoming more competitive thanks in part to technological advancements designed to improve workouts and...

POSITIVE EFFECTS OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA ON ALZHEIMER’S PREVENTION

A preclinical study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that very small doses of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), can slow the production of toxic clumps of beta-amyloid proteins in the brain, which are thought to kick start the progression of Alzheimer’s...

Need Period Relief? Women Could Smoke Weed for Cramps If Medical Marijuana Bill Passes...

The pain creeps in slow and unexpectedly. Initially, it’s a subtle discomfort, like the prick of a needle stabbing away at your stomach. As the minutes pass by, the discomfort can develop into a crippling pain, making...

What Wounded Veterans Need: Medical Marijuana

After 16 years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, many Americans view post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, and traumatic brain injury, or TBI, as the “signature” wounds of these conflicts. The Department of Veterans...

General use of cannabis for PTSD Symptoms

Dr. Mechoulam is the Israeli scientist who identified THC as the psychoactive compound in marijuana, and decades later he discovered the brain's endocannabinoid system and the endogenous neurotransmitter anandamide. He is one of the...

5 Cannabis Strains for Tummy Problems

Purple Urkle Purple Urkle’s history is as complex as its flavor palate. A California strain, the origins are believed to stem from a select phenotype of Mendocino Purps, while the essence is a blend of skunk,...

5 Cannabis Strains That Help With Alzheimers

Mazar I Sharif A legendary strain grown in the far north of Afghanistan.  In fertile and well-irrigated soils these vigorous giants are capable of reaching 4 metres in height or more, and will produce a...

5 Ways Cannabis Could Be Helping Alzheimer’s Patients

If you’ve been keeping a pulse on medical marijuana studies in recent years, you’re probably already keen to the fact that cannabis compounds are demonstrating some promise in the lab. We’re looking back at some...

Cannabidiol Reduces Drop Seizures in Lennox-Gastaut

Adding cannabidiol (CBD) to antiepileptic drug (AED) therapy significantly reduces the frequency of drop seizures in patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), results of a phase 3 placebo-controlled study have shown. Although the add-on therapy resulted...

How Medical Marijuana Will Help Find Cures to Cancer and Other “Incurable Diseases”

We all know that there have been multiple studies showing the benefits the medical marijuana can help cure multiple diseases and symptoms of diseases, it is still met with resistance when it comes to...

Study: Medical Cannabis Patients Report Decreased Use of Opioids, Anti-Anxiety Medicines

SCRANTON, PA — Patients with legal access to medical cannabis decrease their use of opioids, anti-depressants, anti-anxiety drugs, and other medications, according to self-report data published online ahead of print in the Journal of...

The Cannabis-Caca Connection: Can It Give You Relief?

A few years ago, US News & World Report published an article entitled, “8 Myths About Constipation,” (April 8, 2015). The article discounted the notion that enough hydration, fiber, and exercise will do the...