Can Medical Marijuana be used to treat Diabetes? – Research Review

By | August 8th, 2016|Categories: Children, Diabetes, Diabetes, Featured Research, Glaucoma, Heart, Inflammation, Research, Research Reviews|Tags: , , , |

Although there are numerous cases of research into the use and characteristics of marijuana and its relation to metabolic diseases, this post will review the current research and give an idea of where we stand in relation to diabetes and the use of marijuana.  Over the past 40 years, the number of diabetics [...]

Cannabis Puts Crohn’s Patients Into Remission

By | August 25th, 2015|Categories: Crohn’s Disease|

Cannabis Puts Crohn's Patients Into Remission A fascinating new study has emerged which shows an unexpectedly favorable response to cannabis in those that suffer from one of the most common disorders seen in the gastroenterologist’s office - Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) are flip sides of the same coin. They fall [...]

CB2 Receptors Help Treat Alzheimers, Dementia and M.S, New Study Finds

By | August 11th, 2015|Categories: Alzheimers, Multiple Sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis|

CB2 Receptors Help Treat Alzheimers, Dementia and M.S Traditional endocannabinoid biochemistry holds that there are two main endocannabinoid receptors while others exist as candidates. The two most studied cannabinoid receptors in the human body are the CB1 and CB2 receptors. Customarily, we are taught that CB1 receptors are located within the central nervous system (CNS) [...]

Can Cannabis Help Treat Tourette Syndrome?

By | August 4th, 2015|Categories: Tourette's, Video, Videos|

Can Cannabis Help Treat Tourette Syndrome? Tourette (too-RET) syndrome is a nervous system (neurological) disorder that starts in childhood. It involves unusual repetitive movements or unwanted sounds that can't be controlled (tics). For instance, you may repeatedly blink your eyes, shrug your shoulders or jerk your head. In some cases, you might unintentionally blurt out [...]

Dispensary Raid Threatens the Life of Young Epilepsy Patient

By | July 30th, 2015|Categories: Epilepsy|

Dispensary Raid Threatens the Life of Young Epilepsy Patient Katie Ann Lepine has taken her story to the Canadian press this week after becoming concerned about her sons health, due to a local dispensary raid. Lepine's 15-year old son, Christopher, suffers from spina bifida, cerebral palsy, epilepsy and a heart condition. Having been prescribed countless [...]

Pharmaceutical Drugs or Cannabis: The Best Treatment for Chemotherapy Related Nausea

By | July 29th, 2015|Categories: Chemotherapy, Nausea|

The Best Treatment for Chemotherapy Related Nausea Is it just enough to survive, or is quality of life important? In 2013, doctors removed a cancerous section of Jeff Moroso's intestine and started him on chemotherapy. Moroso says the chemo was unbearable even after intense mental preparation. Moroso and others like him say cannabis is the [...]

How to Manage a Terminal Crohn’s Diagnosis, by Sarah Godfrey

By | July 27th, 2015|Categories: Crohn’s Disease|

How to Survive a Terminal Crohn's Diagnosis Sarah Godfrey is the only terminal Crohn’s patient known to have survived without having any part of her digestive system removed. Sarah used cannabis, herbal medicine and diet to save her life and also to end a 20-year dependency on Codeine, and 14 years on Valium and Morphine. [...]

Medical Cannabis and PTSD: The Only Genuine Alternative?

By | July 20th, 2015|Categories: PTSD|

Medical Cannabis and PTSD: The Only Genuine Alternative? The Colorado Springs Gazette published this article in 2014: Free Cannabis Giveaway[ref]Article in THE COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE Sept. 28, 2014 by Stephen Hobbs[/ref] About 1,000 show up in Colorado Springs for veterans’ marijuana giveaway. A free cannabis giveaway at a Colorado Springs hotel Saturday attracted about a [...]

PTSD and Cannabis Study is Finally Approved

By | July 20th, 2015|Categories: PTSD|

PTSD and Cannabis Study is Finally Approved  Veterans suffering from PTSD finally have something to look forward to; at least as far as medical marijuana is concerned. A year ago, federal government approved the funding for a study that would look into the effects of medical marijuana on veteran patients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder [...]

New Study Could Show Cannabis Helps Arthritis

By | July 16th, 2015|Categories: Arthritis|

July 7th and The Arthritis Society announced Canada's first study into the efficacy of medical marijuana for arthritic pain. The new project is funded by the Arthritis Society of Canada and it will be conducted at Dalhousie University. The emerging theory is that osteoarthritis(OA) pain is in fact neuropathic in nature. If it is indeed [...]