CBD FOR SEIZURES

Medical researchers have confirmed what some desperate parents have been claiming for years—that a nonpsychoactive component of marijuana known as cannabidiol (CBD) can reduce epileptic seizures in some children. Published in The New England Journal of Medicine, the findings stem from a double-blind, placebo-controlled study—the most scientifically rigorous type of investigation possible. “This study clearly

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MEDICAL CANNABIS FOR CROHN’S DISEASE AND ULCERATIVE COLITIS

In the first study of its kind, cannabis oil has been shown to significantly improve the symptoms of Crohn’s disease and the quality of life of sufferers but, contrary to previous medical thinking, has no effect on gut inflammation. In a random, placebo-controlled study, researchers from Israel have shown that cannabis can produce clinical remission

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Cannabis for Glaucoma

. You also need to have a medical cannabis physician’s recommendation, which will get you a medical pot card. As soon as you have this, you can visit dispensaries to buy the medical pot for your own specific needs. There are several useful strains of medical marijuana for glaucoma that are readily available to buy

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FLORIDA HITS 100 K MEDICAL MARIJUANA PATIENTS ON 4 20 2018

The new patient count triggers changes to current regulations. According to The Florida Department of Health’s weekly Medical Marijuana update released last Friday, the number of medical marijuana patients in the state has exceeded 100,000. The Department of Health counted 100,576 patients as of Friday, and about 2,500 people join the list each week. Not

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How Marijuana Can Be an Effective Treatment for Arthritis

Medical marijuana is a natural, affordable alternative to traditional medicines used to treat arthritis, which also lacks the side effects found in conventional drugs. Increasingly, many patients who are afflicted with arthritis have instead opted to use medical marijuana to relieve their symptoms. These patients have experienced excellent results, including less pain, reduced use of

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The HIV/AIDS Symptoms Medical Marijuana Can Treat

There is a positive connection between marijuana/cannabis and HIV/AIDS. As the studies mentioned above have shown, it’s effective at treating many of the symptoms associated with the condition itself, as well as the side effects of antiretroviral therapy. Medical cannabis is useful for: Reducing peripheral neuropathy. A common form of pain that’s associated with HIV/AIDS

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Medical Cannabis for Crohn’s Disease

Cannabis has many known health benefits that can help treat Crohn’s disease symptoms. Cannabis contains over 60 different compounds, many of which have properties that can be applied in a medicinal capacity. Two of the known compounds that provide health benefits are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). THC is the psychoactive compound found in cannabis

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Medical Cannabis for PTSD Anxiety and Depression

Studies show both negative and positive results for the use of marijuana for anxiety and depression. Some individuals with PTSD will feel a significant lessening of these symptoms. Others may feel an increase in them, as well as an increase in paranoia. However, the pills that doctors prescribe for the treatment of PTSD have similar

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Medical Cannabis and Cancer

Marijuana is the name for the dried leaves and buds of the Cannabis sativa plant. Alternative names for the substance are ganja, marihuana, hemp, weed, hash, grass, pot and more. The plant has been used in herbal remedies for centuries. Marijuana has biologically active cannabinoids, many of which have a therapeutic effect on your body.

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Marijuana/Cannabis and Multiple Sclerosis

Medical cannabis for multiple sclerosis has some specific effects that relate to the disease. Some of those effects include: Anti-inflammatory: MS causes inflammation related to the myelin damage. That inflammation and resulting damage cause the physical symptoms felt by MS patients, including motor control issues, weakness and spasms. Marijuana has an anti-inflammatory property that may

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