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Paralysis

2022-01-11T17:58:18-05:00

It is forecasted that about 800,000 Americans are diagnosed with paralysis every year. About 19 percent of these paralyzed patients find it difficult to survive. Paralysis is a condition that blocks blood flow to the mind. The main result of a stroke usually includes difficulties to speak, loss of memory, and personality changes. However, [...]

Paralysis2022-01-11T17:58:18-05:00

Can Cannabis Help with Chronic Pain

2022-01-05T19:56:17-05:00

Chronic pain is a primary condition that qualifies for medical marijuana in most US states. A 2019 study notes that about two-thirds of medical cannabis patients in the US used cannabis for pain. The continuous legalization of cannabis in several US states has paved the way for advanced medical research. There’s now strong clinical [...]

Can Cannabis Help with Chronic Pain2022-01-05T19:56:17-05:00

Cancer

2021-12-28T18:32:45-05:00

Cannabis compounds such as CBD (cannabidiol) are quickly becoming popular for their potential to relieve pain and nausea associated with cancer treatment. CBD can also reduce anxiety and depression that usually come from a cancer diagnosis. Nausea is a severe symptom associated with chemotherapy. Furthermore, many anti-nausea drugs result in unpleasant side effects such [...]

Cancer2021-12-28T18:32:45-05:00

PTSD

2021-12-14T17:20:05-05:00

PTSD is a condition that can make daily life difficult. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs notes that nearly 2 out of 10 PTSD sufferers use marijuana. But is marijuana safe for PTSD patients? Many people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) usually consider cannabis to reduce symptoms such as paranoia and severe anxiety. Medical [...]

PTSD2021-12-14T17:20:05-05:00

Parkinson’s

2021-12-07T19:51:35-05:00

Parkinson’s disease is an incredibly frightening condition for the family and loved ones of the sufferer. This condition makes people wonder whether there exist alternative treatment options other than conventional pills. Does marijuana help Parkinson’s? In this article, we will provide an overview of Parkinson’s disease and its potential relationship with marijuana. What Is [...]

Parkinson’s2021-12-07T19:51:35-05:00

Neuropathy

2021-12-01T20:26:13-05:00

Neuropathy is when the nerves surrounding the spinal cord and brain, are damaged. The damaged nerves usually transmit signals between your nervous system within the brain and spinal cord to the entire body. Therefore, damage to these nerves can prompt great discomfort, pain, and weakness. Types of Neuropathy Several types of neuropathy usually result [...]

Neuropathy2021-12-01T20:26:13-05:00

Brain Cancer

2021-11-23T19:22:05-05:00

The chances of getting diagnosed with cancer as you go through life is high. A cancer diagnosis is a difficult and scary situation to handle, and this is especially true when it's brain cancer. While high-level treatment is helpful, the average survival rate for brain cancer is less than a year. The traditional treatment [...]

Brain Cancer2021-11-23T19:22:05-05:00

Anxiety

2021-11-16T21:12:59-05:00

Marijuana and anxiety have a distinct relationship. Many people consider that turning to cannabis during stressful moments can help reduce levels of anxiety and discomfort. But how does it happen? What is Anxiety? Anxiety is the body’s natural response to stress. Usually, anxiety comes with feelings of fear and uncertainty. While stress and anxiety [...]

Anxiety2021-11-16T21:12:59-05:00

SLE (Lupus)

2021-11-09T19:46:31-05:00

The popularity of medical marijuana makes it useful for many conditions. But can marijuana help with SLE lupus? What is Lupus (SLE)? Lupus (SLE) is an inflammatory disease that results when the immune system attacks its tissues. When you suffer from lupus, the immune system generates antibodies to block viruses and bacteria. Also, when [...]

SLE (Lupus)2021-11-09T19:46:31-05:00

Parkinson’s Disease

2021-11-02T20:26:53-04:00

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a degenerative disorder that affects the nervous system. The disease is characterized by shaky hands. Staying for long without treating the condition can lead to difficult movements. Patients experience a reduction in motor skills and movement becomes difficult. The disease is also characterized by other symptoms including emotional problems, sensory [...]

Parkinson’s Disease2021-11-02T20:26:53-04:00