Cannabis and Blindness: Study offers hope to Retinitis Pigmentosa sufferers

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: eyesight, Glaucoma, Research, Retinitis Pigmentosa|

Recent studies have shown cannabinoids to have potential preventative effects of blindness in Retinitis Pigmentosa sufferers Anecdotal evidence also exists of blind patients temporarily regaining their sight after using medicinal marijuana Could cannabis really offer hope to the blind? Retinitis Pigmetosa (RP) is a rare, genetic disorder which involves a degeneration of cells [...]

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 [...]

Top Four Benefits of Cannabis for Glaucoma

By | January 26th, 2015|Categories: Glaucoma|

The ability of cannabis to improve the symptoms of glaucoma has been demonstrated in various studies, but doubts still remain over its efficacy and consistency within patient populations. Despite this, many medical cannabis patients utilize cannabis for glaucoma, and report subjective improvements in various symptoms. Reduces intraocular pressure Increased intraocular pressure (ocular hypertension) is the [...]