The skin is the largest organ in the human body. One of its principal functions is to protect the body against external agents and it is the first defensive barrier of the innate immune system. Other important functions of the skin include controlling body temperature, maintaining the hydro-electrolytic balance and perceiving painful or pleasurable stimuli. Any alteration in the functioning
Skin Conditions - May 29, 2017
What Is Eczema Eczema is not one specific condition, but rather a collective term for a group of related skin disorders that cause symptoms like inflammation, redness, dryness and scaling. A diagnoses of eczema can be used to describe any type of dermatitis or “itchy rash.” Eczema is an itchy, red rash that can appear all over the body. It occurs
Psoriasis Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease with complex etiopathogenesis. Experts believe psoriasis occurs due to genetic inheritance, including streptococcal infection and related molecular mimicry and immunological disturbances. Psoriasis is characterized by benign, uncontrolled epithelial skin cell growth (keratinocyte hyperproliferation), and psoriatic patients tend to produce new skin cells quickly. These skin cells reach the skin surface before maturation. Overtime,
This treatment guideline is to be used for products, cannabis oils, that are only endorsed by Medical Cannabis Dispensary. The guide is designed for patients suffering from skin conditions, including psoriasis and eczema. Unscented topicals of THC cannabis infused lotion balm is absorbed through the skin and are best suited. This type of product is highly effective, and allows for skin hydration.
Cannabis is typically consumed via smoking or vaporization. In fact, one of the largest challenges for those in the medical profession who embrace cannabis as a medicine and a wellness agent is convincing patients that they should ditch joints and pipes for vaporizers. What if, however, a patient has a respiratory ailment or other condition that prevents inhaling smoke or even vapor?
The skin in the largest bodily organ. It’s our first point of contact with the world around us, and it protects our internal organs from harm. While it may not seem like it, the skin is surprisingly active. Cells in the skin synthesize vitamin D, regulate our body temperature, and helps us detect changes in our environment. For these reasons,
Skin Conditions - December 27, 2015
You may have heard that your skin is your largest organ, and this is true. But did you know that it weighs about 8 lbs, and covers up to 22 square feet? The skin can connect us with and also protect us from the outside world. But this amazing organ even does more. Recent research has also found that our
Cannabinoids Could Provide Mild Melanoma Treatment Proponents of medical marijuana often suggest that cannabis represents a milder form of cancer treatment. As a result, a number of oncologists (cancer scientists), have begun cannabinoid studies. A great deal of cancer research has focused on the phytocannabinoids, such as cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabigerol (CBG), however, recent research has investigated the endocannabinoids, which our bodies