Spasticity

How Cannabis Affects Spasticity

More than 12 million people worldwide experience muscle spasticity, which causes pain, reduced mobility, and prevents restful sleep. Spasticity is often a symptom associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), cerebral palsy (CP), strokes and spinal cord injuries. As part of the effort to discover new treatments, cannabis has emerged as a potential. Could people living with spasticity find relief in cannabis products? Here's what the research tells us.

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Could Cannabis Help Treat Drug-Resistant Epilepsy?

This disorder of the Central Nervous System (CNS) can severely impact quality of life for those who have been diagnosed, the most severe among them being seizures. Cannabis has emerged as a possible alternative treatment for certain types of epilepsy, and has been a lifeline for those who cannot tolerate medication or do not respond to conventional treatment. What do we know so far?

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What We Know About Cannabis and Multiple Sclerosis

This relatively common neurological condition causes pain and loss of motor control, among other symptoms that drastically impact the quality of life of people living with the disease. Promising anecdotal evidence and scientific research alike show that cannabis can be a viable way to manage pain and attain restful sleep in MS patients. Here's what we know so far about the relationship between MS and cannabis.

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What Seniors Should Know Before Trying Cannabis

Many senior citizens in Florida and around the U.S. are exploring how medical cannabis can help them, but older individuals need to take special considerations into account when considering these products.

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When and how did we learn about phytocannabinoids?

Cannabis has been consumed for medicine and fun for thousands of years. While societies long knew that cannabis had therapeutic benefits, it has not always been understood exactly how the plant produces those benefits. Phytocannabinoids – the compounds that make cannabis work -- are a discovery that has only been uncovered in the last few decades.

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Nine Recent Medical Cannabis Studies and Reviews You Should Know About

These 10 recent medical cannabis studies are helping us better understand this complex plant and how it can support health and wellness.

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Top 5 Vaping Questions Answered

Considering vaping for the first time? Concerned about the safety of vaping after recent news reports? Or perhaps you’ve wondered how to choose the best vape for you? Our partner O.pen  answers these most common questions about vaping.

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The Benefits of Cannabis While Working-out That You Might Not Know  

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Everything You Need To Know About Caryophyllene Oxide And Its Benefits 

The terpene caryophyllene oxide is present in many spices like basil, black pepper, and oregano, among other cannabis strains. It delivers a spicy, woody, funky warmth similar to cinnamon and cloves aroma. 

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Everything You Need To Know About Farnesene And Its Benefits  

This article will explore the latest evidence supporting the potential of the terpene Farnesane, its uses, and its benefits within the Cannabis Plant. 

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CannaMD Explains: Anxiety & Marijuana

Few medical subjects cause more confusion than anxiety and marijuana. Heavily influenced by pop culture stereotypes and anecdotal experience, most conversations start with the same chicken-or-egg question: 

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October is Breast Cancer  Awareness Month 

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The goal of this yearly campaign is to increase awareness of the disease, promoting early detection and early treatment so that lives can be saved. 

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