Monday, July 16, 2018

PTSD, Insomnia, and Cannabis: What’s the Evidence Say?

According to the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), psychotherapy and sleep aid medications are the most common first-line treatments for solving PTSD-related insomnia. Beyond making sufferers sleepy and irritable the next day, chronic...

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...

The BEST Cannabis Strains for Anxiety

The relationship between cannabis and anxiety is a complicated one. For some, a small puff of cannabis provides unrivaled relief of worry, panic, stress, and other anxiety-related symptoms. Unfortunately others experience heightened paranoia and...

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...

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...

Dustup Over NIDA-Grown Ditch Weed Leads Johns Hopkins to Ditch PTSD Study

Controversy over the poor quality and low potency of US government-grown cannabis has apparently caused one of the nation’s leading research universities to pull out of a federally approved study into cannabis and post-traumatic stress...

Guess Which State Just Approved Medical Marijuana For PTSD…

Minnesota veterans and other residents suffering post-traumatic stress disorder will be allowed to use medical marijuana starting in August, the state’s Department of Health announced Thursday as it expanded the slim list of conditions...

PTSD: The Most Divisive Medical Marijuana Topic Of 2016

Could PTSD Help Legalize Marijuana Everywhere? In 2016, the dominoes appeared to be falling in favor of proponents for the use of medical marijuana to treat symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. In May, the U.S House...

Cannabis and PTSD: Combating Trauma with THC and CBD

The world today is a difficult place to reside in. With the advancement of technology and improvement in quality of life, the stress factor is also increasing. People have more work to do. People...