Tuesday, August 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...

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...

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...

5 Prescription Drugs That Could Literally Replaced By Marijuana

The battle for Cannabis legalization still continues. Many people in the 21st century are making the move from prescription drugs to marijuana. In fact, more and more people are also choosing marijuana for a recreational...

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...

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...

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...

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...