Studies: Cannabis Helps Fight Sleeping Disorders

Insomnia can be maddening — cannabis can help Besides easing insomnia, marijuana seems to have a wide range of effects on sleep. This is because chemicals in marijuana, known as cannabinoids, actually mimic the activity of chemicals found naturally in the brain. It’s cannabinol (CBN) that makes you sleepy. When we look at the construction of cannabis, we find that …

Cannabis Helps Fight Depression

Cannabis Strains for Fighting Depression Cannabis has been used to treat depression throughout history. In 1621, English clergyman Robert Burton recommended its use in his book The Anatomy of Melancholy, while doctors in India during the same period were actively using it to treat their patients’ depression. Cannabis is a faster-working alternative to antidepressants (that stimulates the endocannabinoid system and …

Cannabis Oil Fights Cancer

Cannabis Oil for Fighting Medical Problems (Part I) High quality cannabis oil provides a great (and affordable) alternative for fighting many medical problems. This is why the oil is becoming famous among the masses, especially those who have given enough changes to the general medical treatments. As such, here are some well-known medical problems that our oil has treated: Cannabis Fights Cancer Cristina Sanchez, …

Cannabinoids Fight Asthma

Cannabis Oil for Fighting Medical Problems (Part II) Asthma is one of the most ubiquitous chronic inflammatory diseases in the U.S. and Canada, affecting an estimated 35 million people, and claiming the lives of 4,000 each year. The disease is typically caused by inflammation of the bronchial tubes, causing the chest to feel tight and breathing to become difficult. Symptoms include wheezing, …

What Symptoms Do Infused Topicals Treat?

Topicals are most popularly chosen for localized pain relief, muscle soreness, tension, and inflammation, but anecdotal evidence is beginning to show a widening spectrum of potential benefits, from psoriasis, dermatitis, and itching to headaches and cramping. A THC-rich rub infused with cooling menthol and peppermint is a perfect way to wind down from a brutal workout or hike. For intense …

Cannabinoids and Arthritis: THC and CBD to the Rescue

In the United States, about one in ten people live with some form of arthritis. Its damage to these 30 million sufferers makes this disease the number one cause of disability.

Those who think the treatment of arthritis, especially the rheumatoid arthritis, with cannabis is new age medicine should think again. Four thousand years ago (2000 BC), the Chinese called cannabis a treatment that “undoes rheumatism.”

Cannabinoids and Cancer

Cancer has touched the lives of nearly every American, either directly or through a loved one. Although the US Food & Drug Administration hasn’t approved marijuana as a cancer treatment, America’s shifting legal landscape has encouraged many patients to consult their physicians about the effects it can have on cancer and cancer-related symptoms. The medical benefits of cannabinoids are no …

Are Cannabinoids Better for Chronic Pain Than Opioids?

Chronic pain can be an incredibly debilitating condition. For many who live with it on a daily or near daily basis, the condition can be so oppressive, it affects other parts of their lives, impacting their mood, health, and overall well-being. Unfortunately, many treatment options are only nominally effective. Worse, commonly prescribed drugs like opioids are highly addictive and potentially …

Cannabinoids and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Treatment

The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation estimates that every week in the U.S., 200 people will learn they have multiple sclerosis (or as it’s more commonly called, MS). People like Jabe Couch, a father and husband from the Pacific Northwest. Few conditions are as long-lasting and progressively debilitating as MS, which causes damage to the brain, spinal cord, and affects the body’s …

Cannabinoids and Arthritis

It’s no secret: America’s baby boomers are aging, and one of the most common ailments in older populations is arthritis. According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 53 million Americans have arthritis, with women making up 60 percent of the arthritis diagnoses. But what exactly is arthritis, and how can cannabis help it? What is Arthritis? …