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Can Medical Cannabis Counter The Progression of Atherosclerosis?

In the past, atherosclerosis was largely defined in terms of the accumulation of plaque or bad cholesterol (LDL) within the arterial walls, leading to obstructions.  However, it is now understood to be more than a simple build-up of plaque.  This obstruction is actually a physical response to injuries in the arterial wall’s lining.  Causes of … Read more

Man’s Best Friend – CBD for Dogs with Arthritis

CBD oil continues to prove itself as a remarkably effective way to treat a number of ailments your dog might be experiencing. Researchers at Cornell University recently concluded a study on the effects of CBD oil on dogs suffering from osteoarthritis. Over the course of six weeks in the double-blind study, dogs were given either … Read more

The Effects of Medical Cannabis on OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)

Medical Cannabis has been used extensively in the last decade to treat a variety of anxiety-driven disorders.  In particular, CBD (cannabidiol) stands out, because of its strong anti-anxiety potential.  No two forms of anxiety are alike.  Social anxiety differs vastly from PTSD, and for those suffering from any anxiety driven disorder, the experience is very … Read more

CBD for ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder)

Oppositional Defiant Disorder Overview As its name indicates, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (also referred to as Oppositional Defiance Disorder or ODD) is a disorder characterized by anger, defiance, and negativity. Adolescents and teenagers who have Oppositional Defiant Disorder are prone to be destructive, belligerent, and physically violent. Oppositional Defiant Disorder may begin to manifest in children … Read more

Treat Anxiety With CBD Oil

It’s a normal part of life to experience occasional anxiety. But you may experience anxiety that is persistent, seemingly uncontrollable, and overwhelming. If it’s an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations, it can be disabling. When anxiety interferes with daily activities, you may have an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are real, serious medical conditions – … Read more

CBD Oil Treatment Guideline – CannaMedica

This treatment guideline is to be used for products, cannabis oils, that are only endorsed by CannaMedica. CBD is used to treat the following ailments; General Health Wellbeing Depression Anxiety Stress Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) Diabetes Cancer Prevention Cancer Remission Heart Disease Most of the people we treat choose the cannabis oils we endorse over conventional … Read more

Effects of Medical Cannabis on Cardiovascular Disease

Coronary heart disease (CHD), is a condition caused by the build-up of waxy plaque in the arteries that flow to and from the heart. Coronary heart disease also goes by other common names, including coronary artery disease, heart disease and arteriosclerotic heart disease. CHD occurs when the small blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen … Read more

Managing Diabetes with Medical Cannabis

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. Some of the common causes that trigger this autoimmune response may include a virus, GMO organisms, heavy metals, vaccines, or foods like wheat, cows milk, and soy. The damage to the pancreatic cells leads to reduced … Read more

Cannabis and Its Impact On High Blood Pressure

Given the increasing prevalence of hypertension at a time when states are liberalising cannabis laws, people want to know: what are the effects of cannabis on blood pressure? Does it lower blood pressure? The answers largely depend on who you ask or what study you read. One in three adults in the U.S. has high … Read more

The Effects Of CBD On Fear, Anxiety, And A Healthy Stress Response

Phytocannabinoids like cannabidiol (CBD) are a subclass of cannabinoids derived from plants, typically hemp. In the 1800s, hemp plants were widely cultivated as a fiber source and food in the form of seed oil. Even George Washington grew hemp on his farm in Mount Vernon. Today, worldwide uses of hemp encompass hundreds of consumer products, … 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

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