Category Archives: Treatment

IBD – Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Scientific Research into Medicinal Cannabis – IBD Inflammatory Bowel Disease Inflammatory Bowel Disease  is a term mainly used to describe two conditions: ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease are long-term conditions that involve inflammation of the gut. Ulcerative colitis only affects the colon (large intestine). Crohn’s disease can affect any part of the digestive system, from […]

Cardiovascular & Heart Disease

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Scientific Research into Medicinal Cannabis – Cardiovascular & Heart Disease Heart disease describes a range of conditions that affect your heart. Diseases include blood vessel diseases, such as coronary artery disease; heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias); and heart defects you’re born with (congenital heart defects), among others. The term “heart disease” is often used interchangeably with the […]

OCD – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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Scientific Research into Medicinal Cannabis – OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) features a pattern of unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead you to do repetitive behaviors (compulsions). These obsessions and compulsions interfere with daily activities and cause significant distress. It’s sometimes difficult to diagnose OCD because symptoms can be similar to those of […]

HIV AIDS – Medicinal Cannabis Research

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Scientific Research into Medicinal Cannabis – HIV AIDS HIV AIDS : Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a chronic, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). By damaging your immune system, HIV interferes with your body’s ability to fight the organisms that cause disease. HIV is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). It can […]

Asthma – can cannabis cause bronchial dilation?

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Scientific Research into Medicinal Cannabis – Asthma Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow and swell and produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. For some people, this is a minor nuisance. For others, it can be a major problem that interferes with daily activities […]

Autism & the Endocannabinoid System

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Scientific Research into Medicinal Cannabis – Autism Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a serious neurodevelopmental disorder that impairs a child’s ability to communicate and interact with others. It also includes restricted repetitive behaviors, interests and activities. These issues cause significant impairment in social, occupational and other areas of functioning. The endocannabinoid (EC) system represents a major neuromodulatory […]

Insomnia & Sleep Disorders – Medicinal Cannabis

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Scientific Research into Medicinal Cannabis – Insomnia & Sleep Disorders Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep. People with insomnia have one or more of the following symptoms: Difficulty falling asleep Waking up often during the night and having trouble going back to sleep Waking up too early in the morning Feeling tired upon waking […]

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) – Medicinal Cannabis

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Scientific Research into Medicinal Cannabis – Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a potentially disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system). In MS, the immune system attacks the protective sheath (myelin) that covers nerve fibers and causes communication problems between your brain and the rest of your body. Eventually, the disease […]

Osteoporosis & Bone Health – Cannabinoid Research

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Scientific Research into Medicinal Cannabis – Osteoporosis & Bone Health Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both. As a result, bones become weak and may break from a fall or, in serious cases, from sneezing or minor bumps. Osteoporosis means “porous bone.” Viewed […]