Cannabis use for sciatica & chronic low back pain

Phytocannabinoids have been extensively used throughout history for various therapeutic purposes, particularly analgesic. It is well established that activation of the Endocannabinoid system reduces pain sensationat central and peripheral levels. [4] To deepen your understanding of this topic, you can read our review “Endocannabinoids are the body’s analgesic” here. Continue reading Cannabis use for sciatica & chronic low back pain

Cannabidiol inhibits lung cancer cells

Cannabidiol inhibits lung cancer cell invasion and metastasis via intercellular adhesion molecule-1. Ramer R1, Bublitz K, Freimuth N, Merkord J, Rohde H, Haustein M, Borchert P, Schmuhl E, Linnebacher M, Hinz B. Author information Abstract Cannabinoids inhibit cancer cell invasion via increasing tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinases-1 (TIMP-1). This study investigates the role of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) within this action. In the lung cancer … Continue reading Cannabidiol inhibits lung cancer cells

Cannabis May Protect The Aging Brain, Say Experts

ALZHEIMER’S  HEALTH  PARKINSON’S (Photo: Isabella Bello/Flickr) New research from a pair of neurologists at the University of Dublin claims cannabis could be the key to fighting disorders of the aging brain. As the brain gets older, it becomes more susceptible to degenerative disorders like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. Although different areas of the brain are affected, what underlies both conditions is the progressive death of brain … Continue reading Cannabis May Protect The Aging Brain, Say Experts

EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA ON THE BODY

18 EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA ON THE BODY When you smoke marijuana, there’s an almost immediate effect on your brain, sense of perception, and heart rate. There may be long-term effects as well. Lung Irritation Bronchitis Accelerated Heartbeat A Dose of Dopamine Impaired Judgment Glaucoma Relief Pain Relief Burning Mouth Settled Stomach Phlegmy Cough In the Bloodstream Red Eyes Memory Problems Slowed Reaction Time Trouble for … Continue reading EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA ON THE BODY

Cannabinoids for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease: moving toward the clinic

Cannabinoids for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease: moving toward the clinic The limited effectiveness of current therapies against Alzheimer’s disease (AD) highlights the need for intensifying research efforts devoted to developing new agents for preventing or retarding the disease process. During the last few years, targeting the endogenous cannabinoid system has emerged as a potential therapeutic approach to treat Alzheimer. The endocannabinoid system is composed by … Continue reading Cannabinoids for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease: moving toward the clinic

Physicians Recommend Cannabis As An Effective Treatment of Chronic Pain

Dr. Malik Burnett Share this Post What Is Chronic Pain? Pain is a complex phenomenon made up of physical, mental and social components. At a basic level, the ability to perceive pain has helped people survive throughout the ages. Without feeling the uncomfortable sensation when you touch a stove, which causes you to remove your hand, the heat from the stove would end up causing … Continue reading Physicians Recommend Cannabis As An Effective Treatment of Chronic Pain

12 Medical marijuana miracles you should know about

Rick Simpson Rick is the guy that originally worked out how to use cannabis against cancer when curing his own skin cancer. He then tried (without success) to take this medicine to the Canadian authorities after curing hundreds of people of cancer. They raided his house and tried to prosecute him. Concentrated cannabis oil made in this way is now known as Rick Simpson Oil. … Continue reading 12 Medical marijuana miracles you should know about