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Get Relief from Arthritis With Cannabis

Get Relief from Arthritis With Cannabis

Over 52 million Americans suffer from arthritis, an autoimmune disease affecting the joints. Symptoms include morning stiffness, peripheral neuropathy, inflammation, and persistent joint and muscle pain. One alternative treatment that’s gaining popularity is the use of marijuana.

Marijuana May Help Ease Fibromyalgia Pain

Marijuana May Help Ease Fibromyalgia Pain

An estimated 12 million Americans suffer from fibromyalgia, a disorder that causes tender points all over the body. It comes with a wide variety of symptoms including:

How Does Prozac Compare To Medical Marijuana

How Does Prozac Compare To Medical Marijuana?

More than 28 million people in the U.S. have taken Prozac and other related antidepressants. Prozac belongs to a class of drugs known as the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).  Although it is an FDA-approved drug, it is linked to a number of side effects like weight gain and sexual dysfunction. If you’re looking for an alternative […]

Treating Colon Cancer with Medical Marijuana

Treating Colon Cancer with Medical Marijuana

Colon cancer is a malignant tumor arising from the inner wall of the large intestine. Most cases begin as small, benign clumps of cells called adenomatous polyps. If not detected and removed early, these polyps become cancerous. Symptoms of colon cancer include blood in the stool or a change in bowel habits. In addition to […]

California Now Offers Recreational Proposition 64

California Now Offers Recreational Proposition 64

Before recreational law Prop 64 passed, there has been a successful medical use program through Prop 215. Since 1996, Californians have known a freedom that the rest of the country often envied or feared. When enacted, Prop 215 provided safe medical access and protection from prosecution; for medicating by smoking, eating, vaping or any other […]

Medical Marijuana Can Help Fight Opioid Addiction

How Medical Marijuana Can Help Fight Opioid Addiction

We all know that prescription painkillers and heroin, a class of drugs known as opioids, are causing overdoses and deaths. Opioid abuse racks up over $72 billion in medical costs alone each year, according to a CDC report. Medical experts are now considering the idea that medical marijuana should play a critical role in fighting […]

Smoking Marijuana May Help Lower Eye Pressure

Smoking Marijuana May Help Lower Eye Pressure

Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve that can lead to vision loss and permanent blindness. Many factors contribute to the optic nerve damage, including elevated intraocular pressure (IOP). Currently, three modalities are present: Medications –  in the form of oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitors Laser treatment Surgery

Health Benefits of Medical Marijuana

Health Benefits of Medical Marijuana

Marijuana has long been used for therapeutic purposes. Scientific studies reveal that there are many benefits of cannabis use.  Although there are some potential side-effects, these can be minimized by vaping marijuana instead of smoking it.

Medical Cannabis For Chronic Pain

Medical Cannabis for Chronic Pain

The most common reason that people use medical cannabis for chronic pain. Both THC and CBD in cannabis have analgesic effects and studies backing this show astounding results. For instance, a clinical trial conducted in Canada has found that three puffs a day of cannabis help people with chronic nerve pain due to injury or surgery feel less pain and sleep better. Mark Ware, […]

Smoking Marijuana Linked to Gum Disease

Smoking Marijuana Linked to Gum Disease

It turns out smoking marijuana is not so great for you. A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that heavy marijuana smokers are at risk for gum disease. The researchers tracked the data on marijuana use and tobacco smoking in a group of middle age people born between 1972 and 1973. They […]

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