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Cannabis for Asthma

Study The acute effects of smoked 2 per cent natural marijuana (7 mg per kg) and 15 mg of oral Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on plethysmographically determined airway resistance (Raw) and specific airway conductance (SGaw) were compared with those of placebo in 10 subjects with stable bronchial asthma using a double-blind crossover technique. After smoked marijuana, SGaw increased immediately and remained significantly ... Read More »

Marijuana for Epilepsy

Some people with grand mal seizures say they can prevent their seizures entirely by smoking marijuana. Others, who suffer complex partial seizures, report that marijuana also curbs their symptoms and prevents loss of consciousness. Some patients find that marijuana works in conjunction with other drugs they are taking. Others find that marijuana works best for them when it is used ... Read More »

Medical Marijuana: The Future of Breast Cancer Therapy?

Breast cancer is a disastrous disease that affects the lives of patients and families in all parts of the world. Breast cancer remains the most common malignancy among Western women and accounts for 22.9% of all cancers in women across the globe. In 2008, breast cancer was reported as the cause of over 450,000 deaths worldwide. Cannabinoids and Cancer Although the ... Read More »

Cannabis Compound Found to Treat Schizophrenia

A compound found in marijuana can help treat schizophrenia as effectively as standard antipsychotic drugs—and with fewer side effects—according to the results of a new clinical trial, reports The Fix columnist Maia Szalavitz in Time. Researchers at University of Cologne in Germany studied 39 people with schizophrenia, all hospitalized for a psychotic episode. Twenty of the patients were given cannabidiol ... Read More »

Cannabis for Arthritis

Spray Study A study by GW Pharmaceuticals shows benefits in treatment of arthritis.  The study included 58 RA patients. They had no history of psychiatric disorders, substance misuse, epilepsy, or severe heart, kidney, or liver problems. First, patients rated their pain at rest, during movement, and first thing in the morning. They also rated their quality of sleep. Next, the ... Read More »

Non-Smokers Can Still Benefit from Medical Marijuana

There are a number of conditions that medical marijuana can be used to treat, from glaucoma to chronic pain. And in Nevada, all that you need is your medical marijuana card to be able to buy it from a licensed medical marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas. Whilst when most people imagine consuming marijuana to be done in a smoking form, ... Read More »

Marijuana Chemical Fights Hardened Arteries

But puffing pot probably won’t help. The findings, reported in the journal Nature, “should not be taken to mean that smoking marijuana is beneficial for the heart,” says Michael Roth, MD, a professor of medicine at UCLA medical school.  See Rick Simpson Oil. It takes a very specific amount of THC — marijuana’s key chemical — to help the arteries. ... Read More »

Complete Marijuana Vaporizer Guide

Examples of Desktop Vaporizers

Marijuana Vaporizers are one of the most in-demand accessory for medical marijuana patients throughout the world. The craze is here, marijuana is being smoked by millions of people each and every day. There’s many benefits when it comes to getting a brand new marijuana vaporizer online. Many medicinal patients are still not aware of the growing trend and are clueless ... Read More »

Marijuana: The Next Diabetes Drug?

Although marijuana has a reputation for increasing appetite (what stoners call “the munchies”) the new research, which was published in the American Journal of Medicine, is not the first to find that the drug has a two-faced relationship to weight. Three prior studies have shown that marijuana users are less likely to be obese, have a lower risk for diabetes ... Read More »

Cannabis for Attention Deficit Disorder, ADD and ADHD

Categorizing The Condition Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a very broad category of conditions that share some symptoms but appear to result from different underlying causes. Most seem to involve, at least in part, imbalances in neural transmitter levels and functions. Some experts in the field expect that the broad category of ADD will be refined in the future, with ... Read More »

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