Cannabis vs Traditional Prescription Medications

Cannabis vs Traditional Prescription Medications Prescription medications, such as depressants and opioids, are commonly known to be addictive, and detrimental to one’s health. Prescription medications may cause severe damage to internal organs after repeated use. Excessive intake may also prove to be life-threatening. Presently, the worry over the growing epidemic of prescription drug abuse has driven physicians and experts to reconsider the medications prescribed to patients. Emerging data suggests that cannabis is becoming a substitute for prescription medications for a variety of conditions including pain, depression, and nausea. In fact, data suggests that the reliance on prescription drugs may be...

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Anxiety and Stress During the COVID 19 Crisis Pain

Anxiety and Stress During the COVID 19 Crisis Pain Experiencing anxiety and stress is a normal response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The public is worried about their own health, as well as the health of their loved ones. The impact of this crisis has affected various aspects of life, including finances, school, work, the ability to partake in social gatherings, and the ability to visit loved ones. People who already experience anxiety and stress may find that their anxiety and stress are worsening during this pandemic. Anxiety is the basis of various disorders such as panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic...

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Learn the Importance of CBD

Understanding the Value of CBD

Understanding the Value of CBD Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of almost 200 cannabinoids found in marijuana. CBD interacts with your endocannabinoid system (ECS), a vital, complex cell-signaling system which is responsible for maintaining bodily homeostasis. Scientific evidence suggests the potential value of CBD in the treatment of various conditions such as the following: Sleep: CBD may be used to improve sleep quality and reduce sleep difficulties. Research focused on patients suffering from chronic pain suggests that CBD may improve insomnia. In smaller doses, CBD may increase alertness and reduce daytime tiredness thus strengthening the sleep-wake cycle. Patients with Parkinson’s disease...

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Cure Your Pain with Medical Cannabis

How Medical Cannabis Can Help Pain Management

How Medical Cannabis Can Help in Pain Management  Pain is the most common reason that people seek medical assistance, often revealing to be the symptom of an illness or accident. Pain may have various causes such as muscular spasms, arthritis, or gastrointestinal disorders. Pain sensations vary based on one of three pathways in which the pain signals arise and travel to the brain: Neuropathic pain arises from injury to the central or peripheral nervous system. Examples include neuropathy, trigeminal neuralgia, and radicular pain. Somatic pain arises from the musculoskeletal system. Examples include bone fractures, joint pain, and connective tissue diseases....

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CBD Oil & Cancer: Everythings You Need to Know

CBD Oil: Ability to Fight or Prevent Cancer

CBD Oil: Ability to Fight or Prevent Cancer Marijuana may be used to treat a variety of painful conditions, including cancer. Cannabidiol (CBD), one of almost 200 cannabinoids found in marijuana, may be an effective treatment for cancer. Unlike delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), CBD is not psychoactive. CBD interacts with your endocannabinoid system (ECS), a vital, complex cell-signaling system which is responsible for maintaining bodily homeostasis. Nausea is a common symptom of advanced cancer, which is often related with chemotherapy or radiation therapy. However, side effects of such treatments include anemia, peripheral neuropathy, fertility problems, and diarrhea. Antiemetics, such as cholinergic receptor...

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Cancer Treatment with Usage of Medical Marijuana

Patient’s Guide: How to Use Marijuana Oil for Cancer

Patient’s Guide: How to Use Marijuana Oil for Cancer Cannabis is legal in Canada, which means that with your doctor’s approval, you can use medical marijuana in Calgary to relieve the symptoms of cancer and treatments like chemotherapy. Marijuana oil in particular has been approved for symptom management. Further research is still being done, but you may consider looking into a local medical cannabis clinic for personalized treatment even without a referral from a family doctor. Just be sure that the facility is legal and authorized to provide medical cannabis. What can you use it for? It’s important to know...

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Insomnia & COVID-19: Get Better Treatment with Marijuana

Insomnia During COVID 19- Here’s What You Need To Know

Insomnia During COVID 19- Here’s What You Need To Know The effects of quarantine are not the same for everyone. Some people have experienced difficulties falling asleep, strange dreams, or may fall asleep but wake up with the feeling that they did not rest properly.But … Why are so many people around the world experiencing sleep problems during quarantine? These are some of the things you need to know to understand this phenomenon. Changes in your daily routine We all have different lifestyles and we were used to having a certain physical and mental activity on our daily basis. Being...

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Medicinal Cannabis: the Emerging Evidence for Treating Mental Health Problem

Cannabis: Emerging Evidence for Treating Mental Health Problems

Cannabis: Emerging Evidence for Treating Mental Health Problems Medical marijuana has been reported to have potential therapeutic effects for patients suffering from pain, nausea, gastrointestinal disorders, and muscle spasticity. Yet its potential application for treating mental health problems is currently not well understood. Mental health problems are detrimental to the well-being of those affected leading to critical psychological distress in the general population. Although it is too soon to recommend cannabinoid-based interventions, there is emerging evidence for treating mental health problems. Alterations in the endocannabinoid system (ECS) have been associated with specific mental health problems. The ECS is a vital,...

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Know the Cannabis Benefits for Arthritis Treatment

Benefits of Cannabis for Treating Arthritis

Benefits of Cannabis for Treating Arthritis Arthritis  Arthritis is characterized by painful inflammation and tenderness of one or more joints. The main symptoms are joint pain and stiffness which tend to worsen with age. Although this condition is common among the aging population, it can affect people of any age – including children. There are over 100 different types of arthritis, with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis being the most common. Osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis, is a degenerative disease that affects joint cartilage and bones. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease which causes inflammation of the joints, resulting...

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Back Pain & Usage of Medical Marijuana

Ways to Use Medical Marijuana for Back Pain

Know the Ways to Use Medical Marijuana for Back Pain Back Pain  Back pain, also known as backache, is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Back pain can develop with age as your spine changes or it can occur suddenly after an injury. The back is divided into segments, specifically cervical (neck pain), thoracic (middle back pain), and lumbar (lower back pain). The most common segment of the back affected is the lumbar area, thereby significantly impacting the quality of life of patients suffering from back pain. Conditions commonly linked to back pain include arthritis, skeletal irregularities, ruptured disks, or...

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