Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) – Can Medical Cannabis CBD Oil Help?

Oppositional Defiant Disorder Overview As its name indicates, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (also referred to as Oppositional Defiance Disorder or ODD) is a disorder characterized by anger, defiance, and negativity. Adolescents and teenagers who have Oppositional Defiant Disorder are prone to be destructive, belligerent, and physically violent. Oppositional Defiant Disorder may begin to manifest in children as young as 7, and

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The Effects of Cannabis Oil CBD on OCD

Medical Cannabis (CBD Oil) has been used extensively in the last decade to treat a variety of anxiety-driven disorders.  In particular, CBD (cannabidiol) stands out, because of its strong anti-anxiety potential.  No two forms of anxiety are alike.  Social anxiety differs vastly from PTSD, and for those suffering from any anxiety driven disorder, the experience is very different.  The same

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Multiple Sclerosis – Why is Medical Cannabis So Effective in Treating MS?

About MS Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease where the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue in the central nervous system, primarily the brain and spinal cord. Specifically, the disease causes the immune system to attack myelin, a fatty substance forming a protective, insulating sheath on nerve fibres. Scar tissue, known as sclerosis, forms due to the myelin damage.

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Medical Cannabis Oil and Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is an established public health concern in modern society and has been for decades. It is the most common cancer in men (asides from non-melanoma skin cancer) and the second most common cause of cancer death in the United States.  Even with widespread screening with prostate-specific antigen (PSA), still 5% of cases present with metastatic lesions at the

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Getting Back on Your Feet: Cannabis Oil for Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a chronic and complex condition that affects almost 20 million people in the U.S. Tell-tale symptoms of the condition are numbness, weakness and pain — particularly in extremities like your feet and hands. Recently, people have begun turning to medical marijuana for peripheral neuropathy to relieve their pain associated with the condition. What is Peripheral Neuropathy? Peripheral

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Cannabis Oil South Africa: A Buyer’s Guide 2018

With the abundance of cannabis oils on offer on social media and the internet, those who want to self-medicate are often faced with the daunting task of separating the good from the bad, the mediocre from the exceptional.  So much information is available at the click of a button, but so much misinformation and outright falsities exist too.  MCDSA, have

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Why is Medical Cannabis Oil So Effective in Treating MS?

About MS Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease where the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue in the central nervous system, primarily the brain and spinal cord. Specifically, the disease causes the immune system to attack myelin, a fatty substance forming a protective, insulating sheath on nerve fibres. Scar tissue, known as sclerosis, forms due to the myelin

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Treating Anxiety With CBD Oil

It’s a normal part of life to experience occasional anxiety. But you may experience anxiety that is persistent, seemingly uncontrollable, and overwhelming. If it’s an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations, it can be disabling. When anxiety interferes with daily activities, you may have an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are real, serious medical conditions – just as real and serious

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The Blunt Truth About Cannabis And Autism

It’s morning in Nahariya, a tiny Israeli town near the Lebanese border, and 4-year-old Benjamin is repeatedly smashing his head against the wall. He spins wildly in circles, screeching at full volume. As his mother tries frantically to calm him, he pulls down his pants and defecates on the floor. When they leave their apartment, Benjamin wrestles free of her

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Cannabis Supercharges Metabolism and Cuts Fat Cells in Half

As cannabis becomes more integrated within mainstream culture, millions are becoming more educated on the many benefits of THC and other cannabinoids. Not only does cannabis consumption lower insulin resistance, but it also improves fasting insulin and facilitates metabolic function. More athletes and even those engaged in moderate recreational fitness have found incredible benefits from daily consumption of the once

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