Insomnia: How Cannabis Can Help

Insomnia: How Cannabis Can Help

Insomnia is an incredibly common symptom of millions of people, making them unable to sleep for an adequate amount of time or fail to receive the correct quality of sleep. Patients with insomnia suffer in one or both areas of quality resting: falling asleep and staying asleep. Insomnia is known to be caused by a […]

Liver Fibrosis: Halting Organ Failure with Cannabis

Liver Fibrosis: Halting Organ Failure with Cannabis

The medical journal known as Cell Death and Disease recently conducted studies on liver fibrosis and possible treatments for this horrendous condition. Liver fibrosis is an excessive tissue buildup in the liver which can cause failure of the organ and even death. The Cell Death and Disease study discovered that a chemical in cannabis called […]

Intraocular Pressure: Relief from Glaucoma

Intraocular Pressure: Relief from Glaucoma

Due to cannabis’ possessing over 400 different chemical components, many of whose potential has not been fully researched, the plant is known for being able to aid in the treatment of multiple conditions and diseases. One of the more common conditions that cannabis is used to treat is glaucoma, a disease of the eyes whose […]

THC, CBD, and Crohn’s

THC, CBD, and Crohn’s

Crohn’s disease is commonly believed to be a condition caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors (stress, bacterial infections, and a poor diet) that causes a leak in the intestines that allows bacteria to enter the intestinal tissue and cause inflammation and severe pain. The disease has also been known to lead to […]

Pain Management With Cannabis

Pain Management With Cannabis

Chronic pain affects a huge number of patients who all suffer from a wide variety of diseases and injuries, from AIDS to cancer to multiple sclerosis and even degenerative bone disorders or severe burns. Regardless of the original problem, chronic pain will always be a symptom whose frequency and severity differ from patient to patient. […]

Cachexia: How Cannabinoids Can Help

Cachexia: How Cannabinoids Can Help

While it is a well-known fact that cannabis can be prescribed for both cancer and AIDS patients, the true reason for it is less known. This is because the cannabis does not normally aid in fighting the disease itself, but rather the cachexia, a severe wasting disease, that normally follows either disease. Cachexia appears in […]

THC This Time: Brain Tumors

THC This Time: Brain Tumors

Tetrahydrocannabinol, more commonly known as THC, is considered the most well-known chemical in cannabis due to its effects being considered the staple of how marijuana acts on the body and brain. However, one of its effects not known to many is its fascinating ability to not only prevent tumorous growths from forming in the brain, […]