Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Health & Wellbeing

If you’re looking for a natural alternative to support your health and wellbeing, consider cannabis. People have harnessed the healing powers of the marijuana plant for centuries to treat common ailments like chronic pain and improve mood.


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No, Marijuana Does Not Kill Coronavirus

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Why Aren’t More Medical Marijuana Patients Using Reciprocity Programs?

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What To Eat When You Are Too High

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Legalized Medical Marijuana Leads To People Having More Sex, Study Shows

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Cannabis Use Increasing Faster Among Those With Depression

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What Is The Anandamide Cannabinoid, And Why Is It Called The ‘Bliss Molecule’?

In Sanskrit, Ananda means bliss, or happiness. This is where the chemical name for “Anandamide” comes from. Anandamide is a receptor in...
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These Are The 7 Factors That Affect Your High

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How CBD Works For Treatment Of Anxiety

As long as there have been drug companies there have been “cures” for anxiety. Even before, humans had to cope with anxiety that didn’t...

In the 1830s an Irish doctor treated patients in India suffering from stomach pain and vomiting with cannabis extracts. Soon after, cannabis extracts were sold in pharmacies and by doctors throughout Europe and the US. Though much has changed since then, as the government tirelessly fought marijuana use during the ‘war on drugs’ and pot stared in many propaganda productions, we have finally come full circle.

Today, two pharmaceutical drugs, Marinol and Syndros with the active ingredient THC, are FDA approved and used to treat nausea and loss of appetite. Epidiolex, made of nearly 100% cannabidiol (CBD), is approved for the treatment of severe seizure disorders in children. And 33 states have legalized the use of Medical Marijuana.

THC and CBD are utilized by medical marijuana patients to improve a long list of ailments including mental health issues like anxiety, depression, anorexia, and PTSD, and relieve unpleasantries from serious diseases like cancer, HIV, Hepatitis C, Crohn’s disease, and epilepsy. As many are ditching pharmaceutical drugs that come with negative side effects, quality of life is improving.

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