Got migraine? Be wary of the cannabis ‘cure-all’
Cannabis has been approved for medical uses including epilepsy, and research is ongoing into how it can help cancer patients and people with Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain and more. But how does it stack up against other kinds of proven natural relief for difficult-to-treat migraine pain?
Medical marijuana and high blood pressure: Here’s what we know
Medical marijuana, or cannabis, has been used medicinally to provide relief for chronic pain, nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy and muscle spasticity in multiple sclerosis patients. But what about heart health? More studies are needed but there’s positive news about its effect on blood pressure.
Is cannabis a safer, effective answer to OCD?
Right now, costly therapy and questionable drugs are the approved treatments for OCD. But cannabis may hold potential for providing a break from the chronic cycle of obsessive-compulsive thoughts and behaviors those struggling with obsessive-compulsive disorder deal with on a daily basis…
Why cannabis is a better pain reliever than aspirin
Whatever you think about cannabis, there’s no denying it’s a promising pain reliever — especially in a world where our only options are OTC pain relievers that increase the odds of internal bleeding and insanely-addictive opioids. So why are more people popping aspirin or opioids than cannabis products for their pain?
Get cannabis-like benefits without the hassle
As medical marijuana gains momentum, cannabis compounds are helping curb pain and inflammation, and may help fight brain aging, diabetes and arthritis. The only problem is, not everyone has access to it. And others already know that cannabis isn’t their cup of tea. Luckily, there’s another option…