Can Marijuana Be Used To Treat Prostate Cancer?

Marijuana for prostate cancer

Marijuana can be used to treat pain caused by prostate cancer, as well as the negative side effects of treatment. Additionally, some studies indicate marijuana may be able to shrink cancer cells. A few months ago, my uncle noticed something unusual: he was having problems urinating. Experiencing interrupted urine flow and frequent urination that kept […]

CBD Receptors in The Body

You may have heard that our bodies naturally contain receptors that interact with cannabinoids when we ingest, smoke, or apply topical cannabis products that contain them. But what does this mean? Humans have what is called an endocannabinoid system (ECS) that helps our bodies achieve homeostasis, and uses endocannabinoids to do so. These endocannabinoids are […]

CBD & Cancer

For decades, the topic of CBD & cancer has been discussed and countless studies have been conducted to try and get to the bottom of it. There aren’t any CBD products available on the market today that have been evaluated and approved by the FDA, so at this point, it isn’t an official treatment option. That said, the conversation around CBD & cancer persists, and new studies continue to pop up on the subject.

Atherosclerosis & CBD

Atherosclerosis (ASVD) is a very serious health complication where plaque forms on the walls of your arteries. It’s known to cause cardiovascular disease which, for the past 15 years, has been the leading cause of death in developed countries such as the USA, Canada, and many others. ASVD leads to heart disease, typically later in life, and is a heartbreaking disease to contend with for everyone involved.

Can CBD Products Help with Anxiety?

Anxiety disorders are the most common of the various categories of mental illnesses laid out in the DSM-5. Up to 40 million people in the United States suffer from a mental illness.

Using Medical Cannabis to Lessen Chemotherapy Side Effects

Cancer is a dreaded disease that affects millions of people in the United States. Cancer claims the lives of about 600,000 people each year. Advances in cancer treatment have lowered the death rate, and many forms of cancer are survivable if detected and treated before it has a chance to spread. Cancer treatments, unfortunately, often lead to unpleasant side effects, which […]

CBD As a Natural Treatment for Basal Cell Carcinoma

Skin cancer affects millions of people each year. Exposure to environmental conditions like sun and certain atmospheric pollutants contributes to the development of this avoidable, yet potentially life-threatening skin disease. Medical researchers have conducted studies on skin cancer, its causes, and its treatments. In recent studies, the role of cannabis in basal treatment has been explored, pointing the […]

Could Cannabinoids Be Used for Alzheimer’s Treatment?

Approximately 5.2 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, a degenerative cognitive condition that is part of a class of disorders called dementias. On average, an American develops Alzheimer’s disease every 68 seconds, and the rate is increasing dramatically. For the victims of this disease and their loved ones, answers are not always easy to come by. Although considered […]

The Benefits of Cannabis for Arthritis Treatment

It is estimated that about a quarter of all American adults – over 54 million people – are afflicted with arthritis, a painful inflammation of the joints that can limit activity and negatively impact quality of life. More than one in every four adults with arthritis report severe pain from the disorder, according to figures compiled by […]