11 Amazing Ways Cannabis Can Prevent Illness

Most people are familiar with the healing potential of medical cannabis for people who are already ill. In states where its medicinal use has been legalized, cannabis is prescribed to help with things like relieving the side effects of chemo, reducing chronic pain, and treating anxiety. Some even go as far as to say they’ve cured themselves from cancer or turned

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Cannabis and Its Impact On High Blood Pressure

Given the increasing prevalence of hypertension at a time when states are liberalising cannabis laws, people want to know: what are the effects of cannabis on blood pressure? Does it lower blood pressure? The answers largely depend on who you ask or what study you read. One in three adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure, a condition known

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Cannabis Prevents Development Of Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus is the name for a group of metabolic diseases in which sufferers have high blood sugar for an extended period. According to the CDC, a staggering 29 million people have some form of the disease – roughly 10% of the entire population! Here we’ll explore the disease, traditional treatments and the extraordinary benefits of cannabis and diabetes. What

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Cannabinoids: The Other Vitamin ‘C’?

Throughout the nation, one of the hottest social and political discussions right now is whether or not we should legalize marijuana. I believe that when examining what is known about the utility and the importance of the marijuana plant, specifically as it relates to health, it becomes clear what a grave mistake it is to deprive ourselves of this truly

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How Do I Talk to My Doctor About Cannabis?

Just ask. There is nothing wrong, immoral, illegal or otherwise deviant about asking about a legitimate treatment option. Sadly, so many people have been influenced by the tall tales of the failed “War On Drugs” propaganda and carry shame with them about their interest and intrigue about cannabis medicine. That’s just silly. The very fact that Israel boasts a medical

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Cannabinoid Deficiency May Explain a Variety of Health Conditions

As we know, endocannabinoid are naturally produced within the body and play a major role in overall health. Similarly, medical marijuana and phytocannabinoids derived from cannabis have exhibited a number of therapeutic benefits. Researchers Propose the Idea of Cannabinoid Deficiency The list of conditions tied to cannabis is wide-ranging and steadily growing. Whether cannabinoids are providing relief from migraines, fibromyalgia,

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Long-Term Cannabis Smoking Doesn’t Seem to Harm Health: Study

Using pot, even over decades, was only linked to one negative health effect in a new study Even after years of heavy use, marijuana doesn’t seem to have much of an impact on the physical health of the body. So finds a recent study published in JAMA Psychiatry, which analyzed data from a group of 1,037 New Zealanders followed from

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Study Finds Lifelong Cannabis Users Are Healthy

Long-term marijuana use does not seem to lead to a decline in overall physical health, though decades of smoking the sweet leaf could contribute to periodontal disease, a significant new study finds. In a study of nearly 1,000 New Zealanders tracked over 40 years, people reporting nearly 20 years of consistent pot smoking did not show any signs of a

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The Protective Effects Of THC On The Brain And In Preventing Cognitive Decline

Neurodegenerative diseases are at pandemic levels throughout much of the world. Neurodegeneration is a general term used to describe the pathology of dozens of neurologic diseases that have drastically increased in the developed world in the last 40 years. The most notable are what I like to call the ‘gang of three’ neurodegenerative diseases: Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, and ALS,

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