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Growing Old Is Not For Sissies – Medical Cannabis For The Elderly

Cannabis has been used for centuries in pain relief and as a sleep aid, among its many other purposes.  Until recently, there has been little evidence in its safety and effectiveness, largely in part due to relatively recent restrictions on its use, which have hampered research efforts and resulted in doctors having little to no … Read more

The Painful Truth – Managing Pain with Medical Cannabis

Pain is the alarm of disease, the symptom that announces that all is not right with our bodies.  Whether due to an accident or illness, it is the most common reason that people seek medical assistance.  But, because pain has many causes, some of which are poorly understood, it is often a complex and vexing … Read more

Cannabis and Arthritis

What is Arthritis? “Arthritis” is an umbrella term used to describe 200 rheumatic diseases affecting the joints and their surrounding tissues. It causes inflammation and stiffness that develops abruptly or gradually around one or more joints. Causes and Forms of Arthritis Although more common in seniors, arthritis can severely impair a person of any age, … Read more

Study: Cannabis Fights Arthritis-Related Cartilage Loss

Findings show cannabis inhibits osteoarthritis-related cartilage breakdown. A study published recently in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health shows that synthetic cannabinoid treatment reduces osteoarthritis-related cartilage breakdown, as reported by The Weed Blog. The findings align with years of anecdotal evidence suggesting cannabis may fight osteoarthritis-related cartilage breakdown as well as … Read more

Using Medical Cannabis in the Battle Against Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is when small holes or weakened areas are formed in the bone that can lead to fractures, pain, and a Dowager’s hump. It is generally seen in older women over the age of 50. The disease often develops unnoticed over many years, with no symptoms or discomfort until a fracture occurs. The main causes … Read more

Treating Pain Related Conditions with Medical Cannabis

Pain Related Ailments Treatment Guideline This treatment guideline is to be used for products, cannabis oils, that are only endorsed by CannaMedica. It is to be used for pain related ailments, including; “General Pain” Arthritis (Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid & Psoriatic) Fibromyalgia Osteoporosis Lupus (SLE) Most of the people we treat choose the cannabis oils we endorse over conventional western … Read more

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