Cannabis Oil vs CBD

The American public is starting to see the light when it comes to CBD as a safe and effective treatment option for a long list of medical problems. While THC and similar oils have been used for their health benefits going back to the dawn of civilization, people are just recently rediscovering the profound positive impact these oils can have…

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USES OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA

Medical marijuana is a medicine used in treating the suffering caused by serious and debilitating medical conditions. Serious and debilitating medical conditions include: (1) Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). (2) Anorexia. (3) Arthritis. (4) Cachexia. (5) Cancer. (6) Chronic pain. (7) Glaucoma. (8) Migraine. (9) Persistent muscle spasms, including, but not limited to, spasms associated with multiple sclerosis. (10) Seizures, including, but not limited to, seizures associated with epilepsy. (11) Severe nausea. (12)…

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Cannabis 101

Cannabis 101 is as a result of THC and CBD compounds found in Marijuana. These are know as Cannabinoid. So,(CBD) cannabidiol and (THC) tetrahydrocannabinol are the two most prominent cannabinoids found in cannabis. THC vs. CBD CBD and THC both interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system and its specialized cannabinoid receptors, known as CB1 and CB2. It is through these…

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ANY MEDICINAL BENEFIT CONSUMING MARIJUANA GUMMIES?

Research on medical marijuana has made it possible to consume cannabidiol (CBD) through different forms. Users can choose among oils, tinctures, creams, and chewing gum. One of the best ways of consuming CBD is considering using CBD gum. CBD gum offers positive health effects thanks to the naturally-occurring hemp-derived compound the product contains just like other CBD products.  This article…

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Cannabis Infused Honey: Its Therapeutic Benefits

What Is Cannabis-Infused Honey? Cannabis honey is honey that contains marijuana.  However, many people are unaware the relationship between bees and marijuana.  Colton O’Brien, published study in Crossing Borders: Entomology in a Changing World in November 2018 about how bees began visiting hemp fields in Colorado. According to this study, 23 species of bees living in the state were caught in traps…

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CBD: An All-Natural Aid to Treatment of Degenerative Disc Disease

CBD is the second most abundant cannabinoid in marijuana sativa and medical research shows that CBD is a powerful ingredient with a potential to one day help in treating symptoms of Degenerative Disc Disease.every week new research is revealed proving the potentials of CBD for aiding the treatment of certain health conditions. CBD is finally being recognised as a cannabinoid with a…

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CANNABIDIOL (CBD) MAY PROTECT NEURONS IN BRAIN

More evidence on the role of cannabidiol’s (CBD)  in brain development seems to be revealed every month.  CBD has already been linked  to promoting neurogenesis, and the prevention of schizophrenia and neurodegenerative diseases.  To further add to this, a recent research suggested that CBD may prevent the damage associated with cerebral oxygen deficits.  This research was conducted by a team of researchers from University…

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Marijuana and the Management of Chronic Nonmalignant Neuropathic Pain

What is Chronic Nonmalignant Neuropathic Pain? Chronic nonmalignant pain  referes to an “unpleasant sensory and emotional experience accompanied with actual or potential tissue damage” which can last for either 3 months or longer or longer than expected given a certain injury. This pain can result from trauma, a disease process, or an unknown cause. The cause of pain is a…

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The Uses, Benefits, and Surprising Facts about Cannabis Topicals

Topical application is by far the safest method among other ways of consuming marijuana. Users won’t experience the “high” associated with smoking weed or ingesting the herb added the fact that topical marijuana use, such as with ointments and creams, can be very effective in providing the body cells with beneficial cannabinoids. How do marijuana Topicals Work?  A research work…

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Marijuana Therapy for the Treatment of Symptoms of Glaucoma

What is Glaucoma? The optic nerve is responsible for carrying signals from the eye to the brain thus resulting in vision.  It should be noted that Glaucoma can damage the optic nerve, and if left untreated, long-standing glaucoma can result to blindness. glaucoma causes increase in pressure within the eye  or what is known as intra-ocular pressure which results from abnormalities…

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Treating Menstrual Cramps and PMDD with Medical Marijuana

 According to research, a modern-day woman will experience an average of 450 menstrual cycles or “periods” in her lifetime.  Some women suffer from dysmenorrhea or “menstrual cramps,” which makes this number to seem more like thousands because some women experience pains that originate in the lower abdomen/pelvic area during this time that can be both physically and emotionally draining to cope with. Are menstrual…

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Marijuana Shows Promise for Treating Symptoms of Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular dystrophies can be defined as a group of diseases which result in progressive degeneration of muscle mass. Nine major types of muscular dystrophies can be identified, each triggering unique manifestations of muscular deterioration. Some patients suffering from this disease develop breathing or swallowing difficulties over time, and some even lose the ability to sit up or walk. It should be…

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MARIJUANA FOR BREAST CANCER: HELP FOR SYMPTOMS AND SIDE EFFECTS

Though marijuana cannot   cure cancer, a widespread but often treatable disease, it can be of great help in keeping recovery and quality of life on track. This article will throw a little bit of light about this prevalent condition, and the promise and use of marijuana for breast cancer and its symptoms. The background of marijuana for Breast Cancer  It…

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Does Cannabis Tea Get You High (Psycho-active)?
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Does Cannabis Tea Get You High (Psycho-active)?

The most popular ways of consuming marijuana is through smoking or edibles. However, of recent, there has been an increasing   interest in using parts of the marijuana plant to make cannabis-infused tea instead.  Brewing cannabis into a tea for medical uses is not a newfound idea or practice as marijuana and hemp have been used in tea form for centuries…

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THE ESSENTIALS ABOUT CANNABIS OIL FOR EPILEPSY

It has been noticed that conventional Epilepsy drugs don’t work well, or at all, for about one-third of people with this health  condition ass such  associating these patients  with an increased risk of premature death. Clinical evidence suggests that cannabis oil extracted from marijuana may help some of these patients control their seizures and potentially save their lives. However, a small number of…

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A GUIDE ON HOW TO USE MARIJUANA DURING CHEMOTHERAPY

Medical research and popular culture has made the terms “marijuana” and “cancer treatment” to go hand-in-hand. This notion is supported up by modern scientific research accompanied by a growing body of proves supporting the use of cannabis for the treatment of cancer and its associated symptoms including pain, nausea, and loss of appetite. However, the legal status of marijuana coupled…

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THE ANTIBACTERIAL CANNABINOIDS FROM MARIJUANA PLANT AND THEIR BENEFITS

As the call for the legalization of marijuana continues to gain more support, medical research on marijuana has have uncovered antibacterial properties of the cannabinoid CBG – which shows resistance to the drug-resistant bacteria MRSA.  A recent research carried out by an interdisciplinary team of McMaster University researchers  and published  in the American Chemical Society Infectious Diseases revealed that an antibacterial chemical…

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