Posts Tagged ‘depression’
Medical Marijuana and Depression: The Inside Story
There is still a lot of controversy about whether or not medical marijuana is a suitable treatment for depression. Many physicians and scientists are enthusiastic about marijuana’s potential in this area, while others remain skeptical and cautious, wary of recommending what is still seen by some as an unconventional treatment for an illness of this…Read More
6 Conditions That Medical Marijuana Can Treat
The ever-growing list of ailments that medical marijuana has been proven to treat seems like it’s never going to stop expanding. From menstrual cramps to bowel cancer, MMJ seems to have an ameliorative effect on just about any illness that can target a human body. If we were to list every disease, illness or condition…Read More
Is it Safe to Consume Medical Marijuana if I Have Depression?
Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, affecting a staggering 350 million people. In stark contrast to its prevalence, depression often goes entirely untreated, leaving those suffering from this debilitating disease without the help they so desperately need. For at least the past 400 years, marijuana has been used to treat the symptoms of…Read More
11 Best MMJ Strains For Depression
There is a growing body of evidence, both research-based and anecdotal, that a medical marijuana card California can be an invaluable tool for improving the symptoms of depression. That’s because certain MMJ strains can greatly improve depression symptoms in many patients. Certain strains of cannabis can enliven and energize, while others can promote feelings of well-being…Read More
Which Medical Marijuana Strain Is Best For Relaxing?
In today’s world of constant stimulation from social media, email, text messages and phone calls, rising job insecurity, and both national and international tension, stress is at an all-time high. Feelings of stress or anxiety release cortisol – the stress hormone. Cortisol plays a significant role helping us deal with stress by shutting down unnecessary…Read More
Does Medical Cannabis Work Better Than Traditional Medicine?
With all drugs, there is a tossup between the benefits/efficacy, and the detriments/side-effects. If the side-effects are more prominent than the desired effects, then the drug is, in most cases, considered dangerous and unhelpful. Then it’s back to the drawing board to find a more suited drug, a safer drug, or to make adjustments to…Read More
Can I Consume Medical Cannabis If I Have Depression?
Depression is an epidemic that affects roughly 350 million people worldwide. This painful condition is a leading cause of disability in the world today. There are mixed reports on the effects of medical cannabis use on depression. Some experts believe that using their California medical marijuana card can help ease the symptoms of depression, while others…Read More
Why Medical Cannabis Is The New Go-To Medicine In California
Medical cannabis has long been disregarded by mainstream medicine, although this attitude is slowly changing. Prior to rigorous testing, medical practitioners are extremely wary of recommending the use of any drug to patients for fear of causing more harm than good, as well as for fear of possible backlash – lawsuits, bad press etc. And…Read More
Medical Marijuana And Modern Medicine: The Real Story
Modern medicine is slowly but surely waking up to the huge health and healing benefits of medical marijuana. MMJ is now being used to treat and manage a whole host of physiological and psychological diseases. However, despite a slew of studies showing its effectiveness, and mountains of anecdotal evidence from cannabis card patients who have…Read More
Can Medical Cannabis Work In Conjunction With Medication
What are the effects of using medical cannabis in conjunction with other medication? Does your marijuana interfere with other medication? It is important to understand how any combination of drugs you are taking will work together and the effects that mixing them will have on your body and mind. In order to avoid any unwanted…Read More