The Best Strains of Marijuana For Pain Relief

Chronic pain is one of the most difficult ailments to manage. Overwhelmed in a storm of over-the-counter and prescription painkillers, many patients are deciding to go the natural route: smoking marijuana for pain management. When it comes to using marijuana for pain relief, not all strains are created equal. Some cannabis strains will keep you tossing and turning at night. Yet, others will ease away … Continue reading The Best Strains of Marijuana For Pain Relief

Chronic Conditions Treated With Cannabis

International Classification of Diseases 9 – CM 1996 Chronic Conditions Treated With Cannabis Encountered Between 1990-2004 © 2004 Tod H. Mikuriya, M.D. Genital Herpes 054.10 Herpetic infection of penis 054.13 AIDS Related Illness 042 Post W.E. Enephalitis 062.1 Chemotherapy Convales V66.2 Shingles (Herpes Zoster) 053.9 Radiation Therapy E929.9 Viral B Hepatitis, chronic 070.52 Viral C Hepatitis, chronic 070.54 Other arthropod bone disease 088 Lyme Disease … Continue reading Chronic Conditions Treated With Cannabis

Does Cannabis Ease Chronic Pain Better Than Opioids?

Some patients who deal with chronic pain reported taking cannabis along with their prescribed medication Cannabis can ease chronic pain more effectively than conventional medicines, according to a new study likely to flame the debate on the medical use of marijuana. Researchers from the Australian National Drug and Alcohol Centre found that patients with chronic pain who used the drug said it eased their symptoms better … Continue reading Does Cannabis Ease Chronic Pain Better Than Opioids?

CAN MARIJUANA CURE OSTEOPOROSIS?

Yes! The active component of marijuana, Delta(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol, activates the CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors, thus mimicking the action of endogenous cannabinoids. CB1 is predominantly neuronal and mediates the cannabinoid psychotropic effects. CB2 is predominantly expressed in peripheral tissues, mainly in pathological conditions. So far the main endocannabinoids, anandamide and 2-arachidonoylglycerol, have been found in bone at ‘brain’ levels. The CB1 receptor is present mainly in … Continue reading CAN MARIJUANA CURE OSTEOPOROSIS?

Cannabis better for pregnant women than pharmaceuticals

Cannabis Family Seeds’s photo. Cannabis Family Seeds We want to be healthy. We want our children to be healthy. We want to prevent disease, and we surely want to treat disease compassionately. We want nutritionally complete food and we want safe and effective medicine. Well, where do we all start? Before we go any further here, let’s be clear, we’re talking about the responsible use … Continue reading Cannabis better for pregnant women than pharmaceuticals