Posts Tagged ‘health benefits’
What Are Cannabinoids And How Can They Help MMJ Patients?
Cannabinoids are a group of chemical substances that exist both within the human body and in nature. Cannabinoids make up the endocannabinoid system in the body, a system that plays a role in communication between the brain and the body. It has a vital role in many functions within the body, including the immune response,…Read More
How MMJ Can Help Treat Sleep Disorders
Medical marijuana has been approved in many states due to the growing amount of research on its effectiveness in the management of many chronic diseases. MMJ has been used successfully in the treatment of neurological disorders, chronic pain relief, gastrointestinal distress, and some mental health disorders. The use of medical marijuana for sleep disorders has…Read More
How Can Medical Marijuana Help Cancer Patients?
It’s a sad fact that one in three people will get cancer at some stage in their lives. That’s a scary thought to face – it means that if it’s not you, it’s likely to be a person close to you. Everybody knows someone who has been, or is currently, affected by cancer. For some…Read More
Medical Marijuana and Stigma: 6 Myths Busted
Medical marijuana is something that suffers from a lot of stigma. While it offers real treatment to many patients who suffer from a variety of conditions, it is the victim of misinformation from people who believe it to be nothing more than a legitimized street drug. The truth is that medical marijuana helps people who…Read More
93% of Elderly Patients Report Health Improvements Using Medical Marijuana
Researchers have known for quite some time that medical marijuana can be greatly beneficial in treating the symptoms of a number of conditions (including anxiety, cancer, glaucoma, migraines, etc.). This fact was validated even further by a recent study that showed that a stunning 93% of elderly patients who used MMJ products saw improvements with…Read More
6 Best Strains of Medical Marijuana For Inducing Sleep
Before we get into the best strains of medial marijuana for inducing sleep, let’s talk about insomnia. Insomnia is a frustrating and debilitating condition that impacts the lives of 60 million Americans. Not being able to sleep, despite being tired, drained, and having little energy, is very unpleasant and can lead to all sorts of…Read More
Will MMJ Cure My Aches?
Chronic pain is one of the toughest conditions to live with. There is no standard test for it, it can take many forms, and it often varies wildly from person to person. Most patients are understandably reluctant to rely upon traditional prescription painkillers, many of which are addictive. But what is the alternative to living…Read More
The Benefits of MMJ vs. Modern Day Medicine
We all know that medical marijuana is a wonderfully brilliant miracle treatment, but did you know that thanks to its effectiveness, it’s now seriously rivaling the popularity of modern day medicine in MMJ card states? While this doesn’t come as much of a surprise to medical marijuana card holders who have long been reaping the…Read More
Is Vaping Medical Cannabis Really Better for Your Health?
Over the past few years, many medical marijuana card users have switched from smoking to vaping their weed. The assumption is that vaping is healthier than smoking because it does not expose the patient to cancer-causing compounds, poisons and tar that come from ingesting smoke into the lungs. Expert opinion points to vaping as being…Read More
How Effective Is Medical Marijuana in Treating Pain?
Treatment of pain is one of the main reasons why people use medical marijuana. Patients have been using medical cannabis to treat the pain symptoms associated with headaches, inflammation, muscle soreness, spasms, cramps and spinal injuries for centuries. There are references to cannabis being used to treat pain from texts dating as far back as…Read More