In a large, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial that enrolled 630 MS patients who suffered urinary incontinence, THC alone or cannabis extract was assigned to the treatment group to treat urinary incontinence episodes. When compared to the placebo group, both the THC and cannabis extracts treated groups demonstrated clinically and statistically significant treatment benefits on incontinence episodes. Continue reading Cannabis as a Treatment for Overactive Bladder and Incontinence
Why is cannabis effective as a neuropathic pain reliever?
Cannabis is made up of many, diverse chemical compounds known as cannabinoids. There are more than 60 cannabinoids found in marijuana that we know to exist, and each of them reacts differently in the human body and produces different responses. Cannabinoids are responsible for producing all of the effects experienced when using cannabis. Continue reading STUDY REVEALS CANNABIS SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCES NEUROPATHIC PAIN
Cannabis’ effectiveness at treating chronic pain depends on the person, and the condition. Chronic knee pain from a sports injury may need to be treated differently than chronic pain related to diabetes. Continue reading Cannabis: A Healthier Alternative for Chronic Pain
Crazy people are crazy before they smoke marijuana and lazy people are lazy before they smoke marijuana. These two factors aren’t linked to the plant itself, but to the person smoking it. Continue reading How You Can Re-educate Cannabis Haters
In 2003, CBD was patented by the US. government after discovering the cannabinoid had amazing antioxidant and neuroprotective properties. These antioxidants are beneficial in preventing cell damage, thus reducing illness and disease. Continue reading Report: Eating Raw Weed Prevents Bowel Cancer, Fibromyalgia and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Cannabinoid therapies (including whole-plant) may be an effective treatment option for chronic pain, and have the potential to work as an add-on therapies to help reduce patients’ opioid dosages. In some anecdotal cases, whole-plant cannabis has been reported to be able to fully replace opioid use (although these results should not be expected). Continue reading Cannabinoids in the Management of Chronic Nonmalignant Neuropathic Pain
After the one-year study, patients reported a significant reduction of discomfort and an increased quality of life in (aka, they were a lot happier because they weren’t in as much pain, prior to the cannabis use), when compared to the control group. Continue reading Here’s What Happens If You Smoke Cannabis For A Year to Relieve Chronic Pain