Landmark study: Marijuana effective medicine, but has drawbacks

Landmark study: Marijuana effective medicine, but has drawbacks

Marijuana can be an effective medicine in some cases for treating pain, nausea, muscle spasms and other conditions, but the drug that is wafting into the mainstream is not harmless, and more research is needed, the nation’s top scientists concluded in a landmark report released Thursday. The nonprofit National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine […]

Cannabis’ Big Entrance: Treatment of Epilepsy

Cannabis’ Big Entrance: Treatment of Epilepsy

Cannabis’ holistic and healing powers may be best known nowadays for their ability to fight seizures due to the media storm around the Charlotte’s Web strain that was recently revealed to the world. While only recently known by the greater populace, studies on the anticonvulsant properties of cannabis have been conducted as far back as […]

How Cannabis is Crucial in the Treatment of PTSD

How Cannabis is Crucial in the Treatment of PTSD

There still rages much debate about medical marijuana’s viability as a treatment for PTSD, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, with some states like California allowing it while others like Colorado are against its use for this specific condition. With as many as 31% of veterans diagnosed with PTSD, where states stand on the matter is a […]

Anti-Nausea: How Cannabis Plays a Role

Anti-Nausea: How Cannabis Plays a Role

While not explicitly a medical condition, and rarely a life-threatening symptom, nausea is still one of the most common symptoms that occur in many dangerous diseases such as cancer and multiple sclerosis. It can even be a simple reaction to the treatment for a specific disease, such as the vomiting normally associated with chemotherapy. Those […]

Cannabinoid Power and Multiple Sclerosis!

Cannabinoid Power and Multiple Sclerosis!

At a rate of nearly 200 a week, people across America are being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. This chronic degenerative condition in the central nervous system can cause muscular weakness, inflammation, and even a loss of motor control in its victims, and over time they will become permanently disabled or even die from the disease. […]

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 […]