woman with anxiety

Anxiety disorders – what you should know Anxiety is a natural feeling of fear and nervousness created by the human (and other living creatures) response to stress and in some situations can be beneficial by increasing activation and alerting us to danger. Anxiety is more associated with muscle tension and avoidance behavior while fear is…

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Drug Overdose

In all truth marijuana is one of the safest drugs compared not only to the usual suspects such as heroin and other opioids, alcohol – whether beer, wine or liquor but even when compared to Tylenol. But can you overdose on marijuana? First let’s start by defining an overdose as a person experiencing either life-threatening…

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Benefits of CBD

You’ve heard of CBD (cannabadiol) and you’ve heard of Hemp, but have you heard the latest trend of consuming hemp flowers? And how do you consume them, do you eat them, smoke them, cook them, what? First off, lets focus on the why. Potential Benefits of Hemp Flowers CBD is most commonly derived from Hemp…

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coronavirus, covid-19, cv19

COVID-19 – can CBD help? People swear by CBD (cannabidiol) and believe it can help in a whole slew of conditions beyond just sleep, pain and anxiety. In any case it’s important for your mental wellbeing, physical health and the strength of the immune system to get proper nutrition, exercise and manage their stress in…

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cbd

You will often hear that THC is the chemical that causes the psychoactivity, the high you experience when smoking weed and that CBD is not psychoactive. These top 3 reasons people report for using CBD – also known as cannabidiol are: Sleep Pain Anxiety And most want the positive effect of the CBD without getting…

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Quit Smoking with CBD

Want to Quit Smoking Cigarettes? CBD to the rescue! According to the WHO (World Health Organization) about 7 million people die annually from the many well known serious complications of smoking tobacco cigarettes. To contrast that – the worldwide death toll for cannabis is ZERO. That’s right – the product that kills you from cancer…

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Delta-8 THC You’ve probably heard about THC  and may know that is the psychoactive compound in cannabis that is responsible for getting people “high” or “stoned”. But most of that effect is due to delta-9 THC. However there exists in cannabis another compound – known as delta-8 THC which is a different psychoactive cannabinoid with…

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Popular Uses and Potential Benefits CBD oil, is a popular natural remedy that is often suggested for use in common ailments. The main active ingredient is CBD also known as cannabidiol – though CBD is available in many other forms such as CBD flower, gummies, capsules, vapes etc. Cannabinoids, which are more commonly referred to…

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CBD may help treat depression

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a natural substance that has actually become more attractive lately, thanks in part to a growing number of research on its potential health benefits, which could include dealing with depression. Preliminary results of some research studies on CBD and anxiety look appealing. CBD is one of more than 100 substances known…

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science stuff

What is the Entourage Effect and How Do Terpenes Affect it? The entourage effect is essentially the manifestation of the concept of the whole being greater than the sum of the parts. It is the cumulative effect of the individual components as well as the effect of the combination and interaction between the components. While…

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Remember back in science class when we were told about organisms, a basic form of life? We were told by our teachers that organisms of all types have three basic functions: Self-preservation/protection Reproduction Whether it was science or social studies (anthropology), we were repeatedly shown that all organisms are focused on the preservation and extension…

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medical marijuana

Research study on just how cannabis disrupts other medicines is limited. However, drugs.com has a list of 24 medications that it lists as having potentially Major Interactions with cannabis. These include alfentanil buprenorphine butorphanol codeine dezocine fentanyl hydrocodone hydromorphone levomethadyl acetate levorphanol meperidine methadone morphine morphine liposomal nalbuphine oxycodone oxymorphone pentazocine propoxyphene remifentanil sodium oxybate sufentanil…

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side effects

Is it a feature or a bug? When it comes to understanding the side effects of marijuana, it all comes down to perspective. Side Effects of Marijuana Like most other medicinal substances, whether you call it weed, cannabis or medical marijuana – there are both positive side effects – which is why we use the…

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medical marijuana

Ongoing studies continue around the world to see how medical marijuanaa can deliver benefit in several conditions. Even though the use of cannabis is not yet Federally legal – many states allow medical marijuana usage for the following conditions. (Please check as to which of these conditions may quality in your state). Severe and chronic…

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CBD Joint

Medical marijuana is marijuana. It is a drug from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. Despite the fact that lots of people utilize the word “marijuana” when referencing marijuana, the term “marijuana” specifically refers to the dried out flowers as well as leaves of the marijuana plant. Treating Symptoms and Conditions with Medical Marijuana Medical marijuana,…

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insomnia, can't sleep, sleep disorders

“Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep, or cause you to wake up too early and not be able to get back to sleep. You may still feel tired when you wake up. Insomnia can sap not only your energy level and mood but…

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Rolling a Joint

One the most appealing prospective applications for medical cannabis is cancer trreatment. It has actually long been prescribed to counter the negative effects of chemotherapy, but oncologists across the world are dealing with trials to figure out whether cannabis can be used to deal with cancer itself. Previous research study showed pledge for THC in…

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cancer

Cannabis may relieve some cancer symptoms and some side effects of cancer treatment A few research studies of smoked marijuana discovered that it can be valuable in treating queasiness and vomiting, a common cancer symptom and even more so, a common side effect from cancer chemotherapy. Some studies have actually discovered that breathed in (smoked…

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Medical Marijuana and Epilepsy & other Seizure Disorders Using cannabis to treat epilepsy, seizure disorders, and other neurological conditions has actually been studied for a variety of years. It has actually been hotly disputed too. Early evidence from lab studies, anecdotal reports, and little clinical research studies over a number of years recommend that cannabidiol…

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rheumatoid arthritis

Medical Marijuana and Rheumatoid Arthritis Researchers still do not know a whole lot concerning how marijuana influences your body. But there is substantial proof that it can help eliminate long-term pain. And pain is a major signs and symptom of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Advantages for Rheumatoid Arthritis The Cannabis sativa plant has greater than 100…

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spasm

Muscle spasms affect just about everybody, from foot cramps and midnight “charley horses” to strained and pulled muscles. Particular disorders and diseases also trigger muscle convulsions. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) can all cause clients to experience muscle spasms that vary from uneasy to painful. Muscle Spams are Common Since muscle spasms…

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muscle spasms, muscle cramps

How Medical Marijuana Helps Treats Muscle Spasms Related to Multiple Sclerosis Medical marijuana is a reliable treatment approach for muscle spasms brought on by Multiple Sclerosis (MS), an immune-mediated disease. If you’re not familiar with MS, it’s an incapacitating and in some cases deadly condition of the main nervous system and is the most typical…

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anxiety

Medical Marijuana, along with CBD, are used frequently in the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders, and in fact, anxiety is often one of the diagnoses allowed in states where medical marijuana is controlled for certain conditions.Additionally the three most commonly reported benefits of cannabis usage are: Calmness Improve sleep and ability to fall asleep…

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anorexia

Medical Marijuana may help in the treatment of Anorexia Cannabis is widely known for making you feel hungry– both marijuana users and non-users alike commonly joke about “the munchies.” Yet, have you ever before thought of why it gives you food desires? There’s more science at work when you use marijuana than you might believe.…

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woman with dementia

Medical Marijuana as a Treatment for Dementia While researchers have actually seen some success in the treatment of dementia, operation medical cannabis to combat the development of beta amyloid plaques, researches are showing varying results in utilizing it to deal with the illness. Study involving Medical Marijuana and Dementia A research study team from Radboud…

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Years worth of anecdotal proof indicate the effectiveness of cannabis to deal with persistent pain conditions. Nowadays, medical and clinical communities are overtaking what many marijuana advocates have actually known for many years. What do the studies say about Medical Marijuana and Pain According to a Harvard-led evaluation of 28 research studies of cannabinoids to…

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arthritis

Medical marijuana is an all-natural, affordable choice to standard medicines utilized that may help treat joint inflammation and arthritis, which also lacks the negative effects discovered in traditional drugs. Increasingly, many arthritis sufferers affected with joint inflammation have opted to try cannabis to soothe their symptoms. These patients have actually experienced superb results, consisting of…

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Marijuana for Pain For patients with chronic pain-related disorders, medical cannabis could indicate remedy for persistent, life-altering conditions. Whether clients are experiencing chronic disorders like fibromyalgia or have symptoms related to the treatment of another illness like cancer, medicinal marijuana can assist improve clients’ quality of life by easing typical causes of discomfort like swelling.…

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multiple sclerosis, ms

There have been numerous research studies carried out to assess the effects of cannabinoids on multiple sclerosis related pain, spasticity, and bladder symptoms. The majority of studies included fairly small numbers of individuals with MS and the result procedures differed amongst studies. Nevertheless, reviews of published research studies have actually generally shown that synthetic cannabinoids…

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edibles, gummies

What should you do if your child eats something containing marijuana? First and foremost, don’t panic. Then learn the issues, take stock, and take action, if necessary. Kids and Edibles If you believe your youngster ate something containing marijuana you should treat it as you would if he or she ate any other medication. Watch…

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is marijuana addictive

A big concern when taking any new medication is if it’s addictive. If you’re using medical marijuana for your disabling and also chronic conditions, you may be concerned about risks, including if it’s potentially addictive. Rest assured, in comparison to other medically prescribed products for the treatment of similar conditions, such as opioids, cannabis has…

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safe for pets

Are Cannabis and CBD Safe for Pets?The explosion of cannabis and the massive increase in accessibility means that there are now not only CBD products for dogs, cats and horses – but that the risk of a pet getting and eating an entire cake with cannabis is higher than ever before. We know that in…

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medical marijuana for sleep

Medical Marijuana for Sleep Disorders, Insomnia: Which Strain is best, Indica vs. sativa vs. hybrid If you’ve spoken with your medical professional, and they’ve approved the use of marijuana to treat your insomnia, it’s time to select a pressure. Think about picking a one like choosing a tea blend. You might choose straight white or…

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man with alzheimers

Alzheimer’s Studies and Medical Marijuana Studies have shown progress in the effects of medical marijuana and the treatment and management of Alzheimer’s disease. A preclinical research released in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that extremely low dosages of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a chemical located in cannabis, can slow down the production of beta-amyloid healthy proteins,…

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medical marijuana

Medical Marijuana The major cannabinoids from the cannabis plant that are of medical interest are THC and CBD. THC can boost hunger and also decrease nausea or vomiting. THC may likewise lower discomfort, swelling (swelling and also inflammation), as well as muscle control issues. Unlike THC, CBD is a cannabinoid that doesn’t make individuals “high.”…

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The jury is still out on whether marijuana or its spin-offs can be used to treat dementia. A lack of solid research study studies indicate that suspicious and unscientific records have actually filled in tough evidence. No research studies or tests have considered the impacts of cannabis or its components on the underlying causes of…

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Cannabis Products

To date, the FDA has not approved a marketing application for cannabis for the treatment of any kind of disease or condition. FDA has, nevertheless, there is now one FDA approved cannabis-derived and three cannabis products as medications. These authorized products are only readily available with a prescription from a qualified doctor. FDA Approved Cannabis…

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glaucoma

A review of prescriptions and uses shows that Glaucoma is a top reason people are seeking out and using medical marijuana. While this may initially be surprising, a quick intro to the topic suggests this shouldn’t be, since it’s a condition that affects so many people, and is the second leading cause of blindness globally,…

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clinical research

The FDA is responsible for the review and approval of any product used as a medication or therapeutic agent, including any products from plants including cannabis research. Researchers need to collaborate with the FDA and submit an IND application to the Center for Drug Evaluation and also Research (CDER). The standard drug development process, according…

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kid with epilepsy

CBD, Epilepsy and Kids The FDA approved Epidiolex, which contains a purified type of the medication compound CBD, for the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or Dravet disorder in people 2 years of age or older. It has determined that this particular medication is safe and effective for the intended use based on…

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fda and cannabis in cosmetics

There are companies that promote and sell products, including those touting cannabis in cosmetics. In general, it’s important to note that the FDA does not get involved in the approval process of commerce related to cosmetics or food and dietary supplements. The only exception is when these products suggest health benefits. That’s when the FDA…

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epilepsy, nerve cell

Epidiolex (Cannabidiol, CBD) for Epilepsy Research studies in the U.S. of Epidiolex (a plant-based CBD formulation) have actually been ongoing for a number of years. Information from these research studies has helped supply proof that resulted in the FDA approval of this product on June 25, 2018. Epidiolex is a cleansed (> 98% oil-based) CBD…

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Should pregnant or breastfeeding women use cannabis? There are possible negative wellness impacts with use of marijuana items including THC in expecting or breast feeding women. Published scientific literature suggests negative results of cannabis usage in pregnant females, consisting of fetal development constraint, low birth weight, preterm birth, small-for-gestational age, neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)…

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Crohn’s Disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that leads to inflammation of of the digestive tract. The hallmark symptom’s include: Abdominal pain Extreme diarrhea Fatigue Weight loss All of these lead to nutritional imbalances which further weaken the body’s defenses, causing the disease and the symptoms to compound. This combination of pain, anxiety, stress caused…

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Pain

It can be tough for you to deal with chronic pain without help. Medical cannabis and pain conditions are closely related regarding minimizing signs you may have been suffering from for a protracted time. Medical pot might provide you significant relief if you struggle with any of the following: General non-specific chronic pain– for example,…

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glaucoma and cbd

Is Cannabis an effective treatment for Glaucoma? Depends on what you mean by effective. First a little about what Glaucoma is. At its core Glaucoma is condition of the eyes in which the optic nerve that nerve that transmits visual information to the brain –  is slowly damaged due to increased pressure within the eye itself.…

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right to try

Does Cannabis Qualify for the “Right to Try” Act? The short answer is: It’s not eligible. The explanation is a bit more elaborate. The Right to Try Act was made to established to offer accessibility to investigational drugs directly from the companies who develop them, before the drugs or therapies have been approved by the…

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There have actually been no clinical tests on the effects of marijuana or CBD oil in people dealing with mental deterioration and dementia. In the lab A crucial characteristic of Alzheimer’s condition is the accumulate of globs of a protein, called amyloid, in the mind. Some studies have actually shown that parts of cannabis, including…

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medical marijuana

Statement from the American Cancer Society on Medical Marijuana and Cancer The American Cancer Society supports the need for more scientific research on cannabinoids for cancer patients, and recognizes the need for better and more effective therapies that can overcome the often debilitating side effects of cancer and its treatment. The Society also believes that…

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Therapeutic Medical Conditions for Cannabis

When it involves mixing marijuana with various other anti-anxiety medicines, there are a few points to think about. There hasn’t been much research studying the interaction of marijuana and these medications, yet based upon what is available, coupled with anecdotal reporting, we understand that the complicated mechanisms of action of some anti-anxiety medications, there are…

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appetite eating disorder

Can Medical Marijuana Help in Treating Appetite loss in the Elderly? As lots of people age, their appetites transform. Some senior citizens find themselves intending to eat less as they get older, yet– every person needs proper nourishment, especially elderly patients, who have a higher vulnerability to disease. Senior citizens with cravings troubles and their…

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are there fda approved cbd products

Aside from Epidiolex, a prescription treatment for seizure disorders, including epilepsy, there are no other FDA Approved medical items that contain CBD. Under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, any type of item intended to have a restorative or medical usage, and also any kind of product (other than a food) that is meant…

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autism

Can Medical Marijuana Help Youngsters With Autism? FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 (HealthDay News)– Medical cannabis essences appear to help youngsters with autism, decreasing their disruptive behavior while enhancing their social responsiveness, a new Israeli professional test records. Children treated with either a whole-plant marijuana extract or a pure mix of cannabidiol (CBD) as well as…

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Autism

Statement from the Austim Science Foundation on Use of Medical Marijuana for People with Autism Medical marijuana is now legal in several states and the District of Columbia. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the term “medical marijuana” means either the marijuana plant itself or one its many extracts or compounds. Use of…

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Several of the advantages of using medical marijuana include immune function, neuroplasticity, psychological and state of mind policy, vascular health and wellness as well as gastrointestinal function. Research is restricted however studies of the endocannabinoid system suggest benefits may include neuroprotection (in MS, epilepsy, various other activity problems), and also benefit in a number of…

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Pets and CBD

Medical Marijuana has been legalized in many states for use in people. It’s important to note that this status does not apply to pets or other animals. That being said, there are some exceptions. The Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act The Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act of 1994 (AMDUCA), allows vets to recommend…

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Cannabis can both calm or intensify anxiety based on the dose. Understanding how cannabis works with anxiety requires a closer look at the organic system marijuana mainly connects with: the endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS is a substantial system of receptors located throughout each of our bodies: in our minds, organs, intestines, skin– these cannabinoid…

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Sleep problems, including Insomnia aren’t that uncommon Sleep is vital for preserving our psychological and physical health, yet it avoids lots of grownups. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 50 to 70 million U.S. grownups experience signs of a sleep condition. About 30 to 40 percent of the population will experience sleeping disorders at some…

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Medical Marijuana and Medical Conditions For all the criticism and backlash that marijuana receives, much of the research till date has shown that the plant has many certain aspects to helping patients to fight various diseases. Usually when the name weed, marijuana or cannabis is used, it is often associated with drug addicts, intoxication and…

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