Friday, December 14, 2018

Epilepsy and Marijuana: Cannabis Drug Reduces Dravet Syndrome Seizures in Large-Scale Clinical Trial

A marijuana-based drug has shown promising results as a treatment for a rare and deadly form of epilepsy in its first large-scale clinical trial. In the randomized trial of the cannabis derivative, cannabidiol, scientists...

Researchers Discover That Chili Peppers and Cannabis Could Both Reduce Stomach Inflammation

On the surface, chili peppers and marijuana may not seem to have much in common. One burns your mouth when you consume it, while the other is burned to make the taste of chili...

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...

Treating Pelvic Pain With Cannabis

Pain is one of our body’s ways of letting us know that something is wrong. Women in particular often experience pelvic pain, or pain below the belly button and above the legs. This can be...

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...

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...

Can Cannabinoids Help Bell’s Palsy Patients?

Bell’s Palsy Bell’s palsy, or idiopathic facial paralysis, is a form of facial paralysis resulting from dysfunction cranial nerve VII (the facial nerve) that results in the inability to control facial muscles on the affected...

ANXIOUS? PARANOID? IT’S PROBABLY NOT THE WEED!

Park rangers, scientists and now immigrants have all weathered attacks from America’s new president. Make no mistake: if they’re not after you now, they soon will be. It’s right and proper to be anxious...

WOMEN SUFFERING FROM RARE BUT SEVERE CONDITION WHILE PREGNANT ARE FINDING RELIEF IN CANNABIS

There has been great deal of debate over the benefits versus the risks of using weed while pregnant. Despite the mostly unknown health concerns and negative warnings frequently disseminated by the media and medical community,...

Can Cannabis Relieve Tinnitus?

With tinnitus, you hear a noise that no one around you hears.  This noise is usually a buzzing or ringing type sound, but it may be a clicking or rushing sound that goes along...

Can Cannabinoids Eliminate Nightmares?

NIGHTMARES A nightmare is an unpleasant dream that can cause a strong negative emotional response from the mind, typically fear and/or horror, but also despair, anxiety and great sadness. The dream may contain situations of...

Can Cannabinoids Can Prevent Cluster Headaches?

Cluster Headaches Cluster headache, nicknamed “suicide headache”, is a neurological disease that involves, as its most prominent feature, an immense degree of pain.  “Cluster” refers to the tendency of these headaches to occur periodically, with...