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A Buyer's Guide: How to Buy Medical Cannabis Oil in South Africa

Cannabis Oil Buyer’s Guide 2018

With the abundance of cannabis oils on offer on social media and the internet, those who want to self-medicate are often faced with the daunting task of separating the good from the bad, the mediocre from the exceptional.  So much information is available at the click of a button, but so much misinformation and outright … Read more

Strongest Workout with CBD Cannabis Oil

How Micro-Dosing On Cannabis Led To The Strongest Workouts Of My Life

January 21, 2018 — 10:25 AM Growing up as an elite-level mountain bike racer for 15 years then transitioning to ultra-running, I’ve had my fair share of pain with the long miles. I was so ignorant about cannabis even five years ago. Sure, I’d had it offered to me at parties growing up, and even … Read more

MCT Medium Chain Triglycerides CannaMedica

MCT Oil – A Review of Medium Chain Triglycerides

Interest in medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) has grown rapidly over the last few years.  This is partly due to the widely-publicized benefits of coconut oil, a rich source of them.  Many advocates boast that medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) can aid in weight loss.  In addition, MCT oil has become a popular supplement among athletes and bodybuilders. Here … Read more

Treating Breast Cancer with Cannabis Oil

Treating Breast Cancer with Medical Cannabis

Breast cancer is a major and growing health issue among women. Invasive breast cancer is the most common type cancer affecting women worldwide, and the second-most-common type overall, according to the Susan G. Komen foundation. This year, an estimated 232,000 cases will be diagnosed just in the US. Early detection and successful treatment are crucial … Read more

The Difference Between THC and CBD

THC vs CBD – The Synergy of Cannabinoids

The first written proof of using marijuana as a medicine dates back to 2900 BC when the Chinese Emperor Fu Xi noted that “cannabis was a very popular medicine that possessed both yin and yang” As it seems, cannabis sativa has been used for both medicinal and recreational purposes for five millenniums now, if not … Read more

Cannabis Therapy For the Treatment of Glaucoma Symptoms

What is Glaucoma? The optic nerve carries signals from the eye to the brain, resulting in vision. Glaucoma can lead to damage of the optic nerve, and untreated, long-standing glaucoma can lead to blindness. In many cases, this damage is caused by an increase in pressure within the eye (intra-ocular pressure), resulting from abnormalities with … Read more

Study: Cannabinoids Show Potential In Reducing Nausea

Study: THCV, CBDV May Reduce Nausea In Humans Although many of the benefits of cannabis go unreported, it has become a relatively common treatment for the experience of nausea. In fact, one of the most common conditions for which medical cannabis is prescribed is chemotherapy-induced nausea. This should come as no surprise; cannabis has been … Read more

Treating Cerebral Palsy Symptoms With Medical Marijuana

What Is Cerebral Palsy (CP)? Cerebral palsy (CP) is an incurable disorder of brain development, generally manifesting by the age of 3. It leads to various signs and symptoms, including difficulties in controlling movement (i.e. dysfunction in coordination, precision, and posture, spasticity/”stiff or tight muscles and exaggerated reflexes”, changes in muscle tone or reflexes, weakness, … Read more

Medical Marijuana For Babies And Their Desperate Parents

Haifa, Israel Moments of joy are all too brief for Lavie Parush. They have been since the 2-year-old was born. “Gray” was the word his father used to describe his son, born unconscious. That night, Lavie had his first seizure. “Immediately, they took him to the emergency room,” said his father, Asaf Parush. “They doped … Read more

Cannabidiol (CBD) In Pediatric Epilepsy

While there is extensive personal experience, to this day there are still no controlled, randomized clinical trials testing CBD in this age group. The two age groups most affected by epilepsy are the elderly and children under five. Last time we focused on the former, finding a paucity of clinical evidence supporting the use of … Read more

Treating Children With ADHD, Epilepsy And Autism With Cannabis Oil

Treating children with medicinal cannabis will always remain a controversial topic. Medical professionals call for more research while governing bodies express concern over the long-term effects of doping with a known drug. However, the multitude of real-life success stories cannot be ignored. When children fail to respond to treatment with traditional medicine, many parents have … Read more

Marijuana Extract Slashes Pediatric Seizures, Landmark Study Confirms

Three studies presented at the American Epilepsy Society’s 69th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia Dec. 7th found a marijuana-derived extract slashed pediatric seizures in half, and completely stopped seizures in nine percent of cases. Sixteen clinics in the U.S. — including one in San Francisco — are giving a marijuana extract rich in the molecule cannabidiol … Read more

Treatment Guideline – Treating Children with Cannabis Oil

This treatment guideline is to be used for products and cannabis oils, that are only endorsed by CannaMedica.  It is to be used for treating children with ailments, including; ADHD ADD Epilepsy Seizure Control Autism Cerebral Palsy Asthma Most of the people we treat choose the cannabis oils we endorse over conventional western medicines that have let them … Read more

Does Medical Cannabis Help Cerebral Palsy Patients Find Relief?

Cerebral palsy is a neurological condition which refers to a group of symptoms including poor motor and muscle control, weakness, developmental problems, spasticity and sometimes paralysis. Researchers believe there are many causes and factors that can contribute to cerebral palsy in new-borns or infants. When a cause is known, it can include reduced blood circulation … Read more

How Does Cannabis Consumption Affect Autism?

Autism and Cannabis at a Glance Autism is a collection of disorders that impact brain development, characterized by communication difficulties, social interaction problems, and repetitive and sometimes injurious behaviors Autism is caused by a combination of genetic mutations and environmental factors, such as advanced parental age and pregnancy problems Autism management focuses on therapies over … Read more

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