What Are Terpenes?

Terpenes aren’t unique to cannabis plants. A plant can present numerous terpenes—all at various ratios with one typically overpowering the others, resulting in the smell or flavor we come to recognize. Terpenes are found in the same area of the marijuana plant that produces THC, CBD and other cannabinoids. It’s said that these chemicals developed odors to help cannabis thrive

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Cannabinoids Relieve Symptoms Of Endometriosis

Endometriosis is an often painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus — the endometrium — grows outside your uterus (endometrial implant). The tissue growth (implant) typically occurs in the pelvic area, outside of the uterus, on the ovaries, bowel, rectum, bladder, and the delicate lining of the pelvis. However, the implants can occur in

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Autism Spectrum Disorders and Medical Marijuana

Autism is a developmental disorder that initially occurs in early childhood. It generally affects a child’s language, behavior, and social skills in development. The exact cause is unknown, but some reasons may include medications taken during pregnancy, exposure to toxins, infections, immunizations, inflammation, leaky gut, nutrient deficiencies, food allergies, and inborn errors of metabolism. Signs and Symptoms of Autism As

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Medical Marijuana Shows Promise Against Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune disease symptoms don’t always announce their arrival loudly. Many people slowly develop autoimmune conditions without even realizing anything is wrong. And the road to a diagnosis can be long and frustrating. In fact, it can take about five years to receive an official autoimmune diagnosis. The average person goes to 6 to 10 doctors before autoimmunity is recognized as

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Anxiety and Medical Cannabis CBD

Anxiety can be a disabling condition that’s accompanied by long-term stress and a decline in overall health. It contributes to many chronic diseases, even when treated with conventional medications. Anxiety can affect people of all ages and 40% to 60% of people with anxiety experience signs of depression, which makes it an even more serious and difficult condition to treat

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What Is THCA and What Are the Benefits of This Cannabinoid

Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, or THCA, is a naturally occurring acid-based cannabinoid found in raw and live cannabis plants, and it’s the pre-cursor to THC. As the plant dries, a heating process known as “decarboxylation” turns the THCA into THC. All THC-rich cannabis strains that have not yet undergone the decarboxylation process contains the cannabinoid THCA. In other words, to turn THCA

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8 Proven Benefits of Medical Cannabis CBD

Relieves Pain and Inflammation Among common CBD benefits, natural pain relief tops the list for many. Evidence suggests that cannabinoids may prove useful in pain modulation by inhibiting neuronal transmission in pain pathways. A 2012 study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine found that CBD significantly suppressed chronic inflammatory and neuropathic pain in rodents without causing analgesic tolerance. Researchers

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Cannabis for Huntington’s Disease Shows Promising Results

Huntington’s disease is an incurable, hereditary brain disorder. Nerve cells become damaged, causing various parts of the brain to deteriorate. The disease affects movement, behavior and cognition – the affected individuals’ abilities to walk, think, reason and talk are gradually eroded to such a point that they eventually become entirely reliant on other people for their care. Huntington’s disease has a

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Managing Diabetes with Medical Cannabis

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. Some of the common causes that trigger this autoimmune response may include a virus, GMO organisms, heavy metals, vaccines, or foods like wheat, cows milk, and soy. The damage to the pancreatic cells leads to reduced ability or complete inability to

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Treating Fibromyalgia with Medical Cannabis

Fibromyalgia is the most common musculoskeletal condition after osteoarthritis. Still, it is often misdiagnosed and misunderstood. Its characteristics include widespread muscle and joint pain and fatigue, as well as other symptoms. This characteristic pain may be accompanied by fatigue, headaches, and difficulty with sleep, anxiety, and depression. Some potential causes include: allergies to chemicals or foods, viruses, hormonal problems, poor

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