About 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis. Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes itchy scaling of the skin. It typically affects the elbows, knees, and scalp, but any skin-covered place will do.About 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis. For most, it will manifest only in patches. But if it extends over...
Imagine a life constantly in pain. Throw in some extreme tiredness, plus feeling like your whole body is on fire, and that is a roundabout description of fibromyalgia. Not surprisingly many sufferers also experience low mood, depression and anxiety as their once active lives become a living hell. More often than not the cocktail of drugs prescribed fail to keep symptoms in check and are accompanied by hard to bear side effects. So increasingly, many fibromyalgia patients are turning to medical cannabis, in particular CBD.
CBD, or Cannabidiol, is a cannabinoid that has taken the cannabis community by storm. As CBD gets into the hands of more and more people, the reported benefits are blowing the minds of medical professionals and cannabis users alike. According to users, and a number of studies, CBD seems to have an impact on those who battle depression. Is CBD truly a good treatment for those dealing with depression?
When the unthinkable happens to your child, parents will stop at nothing to provide relief. One mother relocated her entire life to provide her son with the medical treatments she knew could save him, despite protest from doctors and terrifying interactions with child protection services. After realizing the benefits cannabis delivered to the young boy, researchers are starting to agree, cannabis might have the power to treat children struggling with cancer.
A new research project called “When the Bright Lights Fade” will study the viability of cannabis as a painkiller for professional football players who need an alternative to prescription opioids.