Depression

2021-10-13T20:23:37-04:00

Depression affects about one in ten adults in the United States every year. This means that a total of 18 million sufferers in the US suffer from the condition. With such statistics, we might be close to an epidemic. Depression is so prevalent that you may know at least two people around you who [...]

Depression2021-10-13T20:23:37-04:00

Anxiety

2021-10-06T18:17:02-04:00

Anxiety Medical marijuana has a unique link with anxiety. Many people turn to cannabis during stressful times to reduce levels of anxiety levels and discomfort. But how does it work? Most of us know about medical marijuana for anxiety, but does it a remedy? In this article, we will take a deep dive into [...]

Anxiety2021-10-06T18:17:02-04:00

Terminal illness and Medical Marijuana

2021-09-23T22:04:47-04:00

Terminal illness is any condition in the later stages that is currently beyond treatment and is forecasted to make the patient die. A common example of terminal illness is metastatic cancer that continues to spread despite chemotherapy. Another example could be a persistent infection that isn’t responding to treatment. It could also be a [...]

Terminal illness and Medical Marijuana2021-09-23T22:04:47-04:00

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