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Parkinson’s Disease and Medical Marijuana

2021-08-31T21:36:10-04:00

People with Parkinson’s are asking if medical marijuana can help with their condition. Many Parkinson’s patients are curious to know about how medical marijuana can for their different symptoms and what the research says. Many states have legalized the use of medical and recreational marijuana. This legalization has helped many people with several diseases [...]

Parkinson’s Disease and Medical Marijuana2021-08-31T21:36:10-04:00

Opiate use and Medical Marijuana

2021-08-25T18:17:35-04:00

Medical marijuana is linked with lower dependence on opioids and other prescription drugs, which in turn leads to a high quality of life, a new study has found. The body of scientific research is pointing strongly towards the fact that the opioid epidemic is destroying communities nationwide. This mostly lies in the use of [...]

Opiate use and Medical Marijuana2021-08-25T18:17:35-04:00

Huntington’s Disease and Medical Marijuana

2021-08-18T19:44:41-04:00

Huntington’s disease (HD) is a hereditary disease that prompts specific nerve cells in the brain to become useless. Individuals are born with the condition, but symptoms start manifesting during middle age. Early symptoms of HD may include uncontrolled movements, clumsiness, and stability problems. Nowadays, there are massive studies that show how medical marijuana or [...]

Huntington’s Disease and Medical Marijuana2021-08-18T19:44:41-04:00

HIV/AIDS

2021-08-10T20:41:29-04:00

Human immunodeficiency viruses (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a major issue affecting millions of people worldwide. These detrimental conditions can prompt unwanted, severe symptoms that make life difficult for patients. Regardless, most states nationwide are acknowledging medical marijuana as an effective HIV and AIDS remedy. This alternative medication offers various benefits for [...]

HIV/AIDS2021-08-10T20:41:29-04:00

Opiate use disorder

2021-08-03T21:11:21-04:00

Opiate use abuse is usually associated with hard drugs such as narcotics, potent pain-relieving drugs. This classification of drugs deals with includes prescription pain relievers such as Oxycodone and Fentanyl, and street drugs like heroin. Opioids function in the mind by binding with opioid receptors and influencing how we react to both pain and [...]

Opiate use disorder2021-08-03T21:11:21-04:00

Parkinson’s disease

2021-07-28T19:41:57-04:00

The world is witnessing a rise in Parkinson’s disease which means we need an alternative cure for the disease. There is a need for more research on different treatment options for PD. One treatment option that is slowly gaining popularity is cannabis. However, due to a lack of research, we can acknowledge cannabis as [...]

Parkinson’s disease2021-07-28T19:41:57-04:00

Multiple Sclerosis

2021-07-21T19:33:37-04:00

Multiple Sclerosis abbreviated as MS affects thousands of US citizens. Canada also has one of the highest MS rates with an estimated 77,000 people living with the condition. MS is an auto-immune disease that affects the central nervous system, disrupting the brain’s capacity to communicate effectively via signals to other parts of the body. [...]

Multiple Sclerosis2021-07-21T19:33:37-04:00

Multiple Myeloma

2021-07-14T19:00:38-04:00

Cannabis is legal in several US states including Washington DC. However, despite its legal status in several countries including the US, the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes is still a trending topic in the medical world. Many people are beginning to use cannabis to treat different types of ailments including cancer. One form [...]

Multiple Myeloma2021-07-14T19:00:38-04:00

Autism

2021-07-07T23:05:48-04:00

Autism is a neurobehavioral condition that significantly influences the way we live. This condition manifests itself when you are about two to three years old. It’s usually characterized by the inability to interact and impairment in developmental language and communication skills. Autism comes with wide-ranging effects which are usually grouped as Autism Spectrum Disorder [...]

Autism2021-07-07T23:05:48-04:00

Testicular Cancer

2021-06-30T19:34:40-04:00

It is estimated that between 8,000 to 10,000 men will develop testicular cancer each year, making the chance of developing this type of cancer about one in 270. Fortunately, the cure rate is greater than 95 percent for all men with testis cancer. While only about 400 men will die from testicular cancer each [...]

Testicular Cancer2021-06-30T19:34:40-04:00