Medical Cannabis Education / November 8, 2021

Cannabis and Breast Cancer

The rise of breast cancer cases among men and women is reported annually. To some who can’t relate, breast cancer may look like a mere statistic. However, this dreaded disease is real and has a grave impact not just on the lives of those who acquire it, but their families, too.
The statistics of U.S women acquiring breast cancer in their lifetime increases every year. According to studies, about 13% or 1 of 8 women develop this dreaded disease. Approximately 1 in 833 men, on the other hand, have a risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
How does cannabis help?
Cannabis or marijuana is regarded…

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Medical Cannabis Education / November 7, 2021

The Surprising Truth about Cannabis and Headaches

Headaches, specifically migraines or chronic headaches, can be truly difficult to deal with. There are just no words to describe how complex the experience can be. It can range from a mild throbbing pain on your head to a truly life-altering experience that greatly affects your daily routine.
There is a wide array of medications available for this, both over-the-counter or prescription drugs. The thing about medications though is that you eventually develop immunity over it that you need to move on to the next drug that works. With this in mind, side effects and additional complications can prove to be inevitable.
Medical …

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Medical Cannabis Education / November 7, 2021

Cannabis for HIV/AIDS Management

Cannabis has been associated with HIV/AIDS management. It is noteworthy to discuss at the onset that cannabis or marijuana is used to help with the symptoms associated with HIV/AIDS, but NOT with the treatment. It does not cure patients from this illness, prevent them from acquiring the disease, or even help make it possible for them to get cured of it.
Rather, it helps make life easier to deal with.
Research on this matter is not as extensive compared to other cannabis contributions to the management of other illnesses. However, we cannot just discount the benefits of cannabis where HIV/AIDS is concerned.
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Health and Wellness / November 5, 2021

Cannabis for Management of Epilepsy

One of the downsides of epilepsy is epileptic seizures that are non-responsive to appropriate medications. As complicated as it already is, this greatly affects the patient’s quality of life. While a wide selection of treatments is readily available, they do not come without consequential side effects.
It can prove to be beneficial to people suffering from epilepsy to have better options where this is concerned. And this is where medical cannabis comes in.
It has been established in most research that the “entourage effect” or combination of THC and CBD reaps the most benefits. However, for this case, cannabidiol (CBD) …

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Health and Wellness / November 3, 2021

Is Cannabis a Happy Pill?

A lot of people claim to use marijuana because it makes them giddy and happy and allows them to have an escape outside their busy minds. But does it?
Before looking into how medicinal cannabis helps with stress and anxiety, it is imperative to remember its 2 main ingredients:

THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) is the popular content of cannabis which gives the feeling of being “high” or the intoxication level. This is usually used for recreational purposes.
CBD (cannabidiol) is a component of the cannabis plant or hemp. CBD is found in this particular cannabis plant that has low THC. CBD is mostly used for …

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Health and Wellness / November 1, 2021

Cannabis and a Goodnight’s Sleep

Sleep is vital to our health. We can’t stress enough the importance of getting enough sleep daily. It reenergizes your mind and body to function properly. All your body organs, most especially the heart, will be able to relax.
More than this, enough sleep aids in the body’s healing and recovery. When you allow your body to get enough sleep every day,  you reward yourself with better bodily function and a stronger immune system to ward off diseases.
But how much sleep is healthy sleep?
The younger you are, the more sleep your body requires. Children and even teenage ones still have a big room for their bodies to …

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