Dyskinetic and Spastic Movement Disorders and Medical Marijuana The cannabis plant contains cannabinoids, which are compounds that interact with receptors in the central nervous system to produce some unique biological effects and also to improve symptoms of disease in a variety of movement disorders. Several research studies have shown how dyskinesia and [...]
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How Medical Marijuana Can Help with Neuropathy Neuropathy can be defined as any damage to the human sensory, motor, or autonomic nerves as a result of an underlying cause. It is a widespread complication that arises from several different medical conditions. Neuropathy is a complex and severe condition that affects approximately [...]
Benefits of Medical Marijuana for Patients with HIV HIV/AIDS is used to refer to a group of diseases caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Presently, about 35 million people globally are infected with HIV, and up to 36 million deaths have been recorded from AIDS since the 1980s. [...]
Benefits of Cannabis for Schizophrenia Schizophrenia is a complicated mental syndrome that influences a person’s social, cognitive, and emotional behavior. According to scientific research, it is estimated that this psychiatric disorder affects approximately 1.1% of the world’s population above 18 years of age. This implies that schizophrenia affects almost [...]
Cannabis and Osteoarthritis? As osteoarthritis has now become a global cause of arthritis; the most long-lasting joint disorder affecting over 30 million men and women in the US and over 250 million worldwide, it has now become a condition of concern for both men and women. With osteoarthritis, easy tasks like opening a [...]
Benefits of Medical Cannabis for Hepatitis C Hepatitis C is a blood-borne virus that causes swelling of the liver. This virus affects up to 2.7 million people in the United States alone. However, studies have proven that cannabis, because of its anti-inflammatory property, has shown some potentials in helping [...]
Benefits of Marijuana for Cirrhosis The liver is one of the most vital organs in the human body, and it carries out many essential functions that help to sustain life. It is the largest organ in the human body and has a unique rapport with the circulatory system. It [...]
How Cannabis Can Help with the Treatment of Diabetes Over 400 million people worldwide suffer from diabetes with 5 million cases of death recorded every year. The rise in this disease amongst people is majorly attributed to the high level of sugar consumption in today’s society; although other factors [...]
Marijuana And Bipolar Disorder About 2.6% of all American citizens are diagnosed with bipolar disorder every year and about 83% of cases of this disorder are usually severe. Unfortunately, many non-diagnosed individuals have a poor understanding of this illness and they often subscribe to self-medication which can be dangerous to their [...]
Can Medical Cannabis Help Relieve ALS Symptoms? Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, commonly referred to as ALS is a degenerative neurological disorder. It is a debilitating disease. It cause muscle weakness, wasting and paralysis of limbs especially those that control vital functions of the body like speech, swallowing or breathing. The life [...]