Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Shingles (herpes zoster) – Is Cannabis a Treatment Option?

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox affects the nerve endings in the skin. Usually occurs on the skin of the abdomen under the ribs leading toward the navel, but can...

Lyme Disease – Is Cannabis a Treatment?

Lyme disease is an inflammatory disease spread through a tick bite. Causes, incidence, and risk factors Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi (B. burgdorferi).  Certain ticks carry these bacteria.  The ticks pick up...

Cannabinoids Alleviate Symptoms of Bruxism

Bruxism is when you clench (tightly hold your top and bottom teeth together) or grind (slide your teeth back and forth over each other) your teeth. Causes, incidence, and risk factors People can clench and grind...

Mesothelioma patients turn to cannabis

People have inhaled cannabinoids for many generations, from the Scythians through its  ban by the federal U.S. government, and beyond. Now we find that patients suffering from mesothelioma cancer can use medicinal marijuana as a means to...

Nausea and Medical Marijuana

Marijuana is also effective at reducing nausea and studies have proven that medical marijuana makes for an effective Antiemetic (antinausea) medication.  For people suffering from nauseas from chemotherapy or radiation treatment, smoking marijuana relieves...

Graves’ disease – Cannabis for Symptom Relief?

Causes The thyroid gland is an important organ of the endocrine system.  It is located in the front of the neck just below the voice box.  This gland releases the hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine...

Panic Disorder-Medical Marijuana treats symptoms effectively

Panic Disorder Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by recurring severe panic attacks.  It may also include significant behavioral change lasting at least a month and of ongoing worry about the implications or concern...

Medical Marijuana and Chronic Back Pain

Medical Marijuana and Chronic Back Pain Chronic Back Pain is one of the most common illnesses seen by physicians.  Almost everyone has back pain at some time in their adult life. Back pain occurs most commonly...

Diabetes and Medical Marijuana

Diabetes mellitus is a group of autoimmune diseases characterized by defects in insulin secretion  resulting in hyperglycemia (abnormally high concentration of glucose in the blood).  There are two primary types of diabetes.  Type 1...

Cannabinoids and Testicular Cancer

Testicular Cancer Testicular cancer is cancer that starts in the testicles, the male reproductive glands located in the scrotum. Causes, incidence, and risk factors The exact cause of testicular cancer is unknown.  There is no link between...

Science Proves It: Medical Marijuana Treats Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is defined as a loss of bladder control.  Incontinence can result from several biological factors, including weak bladder muscles and inflammation, as well as from nerve damage associated with diseases such as...

Cannabis Treats Meniere’s Disease

More good news about cannabis.  People suffering from intense vertigo and nausea due to an inner ear problem a condition of unknown cause and limited susceptibility to conventional medical treatment called Ménière’s disease find...