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Medical Marijuana for Chronic Pain

What is chronic nonmalignant pain? According to the International Society for the Study of Pain, pain is an “unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage.” When it comes to chronic nonmalignant pain, or CNMP, the unpleasant and emotional experience associated with pain has lasted […]

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What is Glaucoma?

January is glaucoma awareness month, and increasing awareness of this eyesight-threatening disease is very important. It is currently estimated that there are more than 3 million people in America who are in some stage of vision loss associated with glaucoma, and, while some cases are more extreme than others, early identification and treatment are paramount […]

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Medical Marijuana for Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease can be a very painful and debilitating disease for patients who suffer from it. Symptoms of Crohn’s include, but are not limited to: diarrhea, fatigue, fever, blood in stool, abdominal pain or cramping, mouth sores, reduced appetite, weight loss, pain or drainage near or around the anus, inflammation of eyes, skin, joints, liver […]

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3 Ways Medical Marijuana Fights Breast Cancer

Today medical marijuana is used to treat a wide range of debilitating conditions and diseases such as: Parkinson’s, epilepsy, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, post-traumatic stress disorder, ALS/Lou Gehrig’s, Crohn’s, multiple sclerosis, and chronic pain. There is another medical use for cannabis that we will discuss today, and that is cancer. More specifically, breast cancer. Did you know […]

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Medical Marijuana and Parkinson’s Disease

What is Parkinson’s disease? Parkinson’s is a progressive disease of the nervous system that can create a host of complications both physically and mentally in those who suffer from it. In the United States alone, 1 million people are affected by Parkinson’s, and men are 50% more likely to contract the ailment than women. Symptoms […]

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Get Rid of Skin Problems with Topical Cannabis

Topical Cannabis Could Help Your Skin Skin problems such as acne, atopic dermatitis (AD), and psoriasis are prevalent and require various treatment methods to cure them. The high presence of these diseases has led to the introduction of topical marijuana as one of the methods that can treat skin problems. The use of cannabis based […]

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Medical Cannabis for ALS Patients

What is ALS? ALS, also known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a neurodegenerative disease that worsens with time. It impacts the brain and the spinal cord, and can have a devastating impact on patients and their families. ALS destroys motor neurons that reach from the brain to the spinal cord, as […]

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Legislation Changes Medical Marijuana in Florida

Here’s What You Need to Know about the New Updates on Amendment 2 in Florida On June 23, 2017 Florida Governor Rick Scott signed for the implementation of Amendment 2. Florida’s “Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014” was restrictive and only allowed patients with cancer or conditions causing chronic seizures to receive low-THC marijuana and […]

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Medical Cannabis for Chronic Muscle Spasms

Medical Cannabis can help chronic muscle spasms Infrequent, isolated muscle spasms are normal. They become an issue when they are reoccurring, intense, and start to affect your everyday life. To understand muscle spasm, it’s important to recognize their causes and physiology of spastic muscles. A muscle spasm is when your muscles forcibly contract and do […]

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Medical Marijuana for Glaucoma

What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a serious condition of the eye and is considered a neurologic illness like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s’ disease. Glaucoma is when the optic nerve connected to the brain is impacted by damage. Glaucoma may lead to loss of eyesight if not caught early on. Glaucoma generally is the result of the […]

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