Crohn’s Disease: How and Why Cannabis Helps

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Crohn’s disease is a condition that hosts a myriad of unpleasant symptoms. Generally presenting in the late adolescent years and early twenties, the inflammatory response it causes in the colon tends to result in abdominal pain, cramping as well as …

New in cannabis science: concussion studies

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Concussions are prevalent injuries, especially for those who play sports. In fact, new statistics show us just how common they are: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 5 to 10 percent of athletes will experience a concussion …

Study: cannabis use decreases opioid dependency

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A landmark study released by HelloMD and the University of Berkeley, shows that medical cannabis is not only a preferred treatment option for chronic pain, but also reduces patient dependency on opioids. “The latest publication from the National Academy of Sciences clearly refuted …

The fastest-growing demographic for medical marijuana? Seniors

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The fastest-growing user base of medical marijuana, are adults in their 70s, 80s and 90s. Many seniors are trying cannabis for the first time, after having failed luck with pharmaceuticals for things like chronic pain, insomnia, depression and anxiety. There …

Parkinson’s and Medical Marijuana

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April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month, and if you weren’t aware before, marijuana is a treatment option with impressive benefits for patients with Parkinson’s. To discuss how medical marijuana may help your Parkinson’s symptoms, please call us at: 403-475-4205.

Medical Marijuana and Post-Concussion Syndrome

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Referring to medical marijuana, Dr. Jeffrey Hergenrather said that, “In my opinion, there is no better drug for the treatment of anxiety disorders, brain trauma and post concussion syndrome.” Patients can use sativa-dominant strains to combat their emotional symptoms, depression, …

Medical Marijuana and Glaucoma

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This is World Glaucoma Week in Canada, so we’re going to give you a bit of insight on how medical marijuana can help patients with glaucoma. To find out if medical marijuana can help your glaucoma, please call us: 403-475-4205.

Medical Marijuana and Back Pain

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In another edition of Medical Monday, we’re looking at how medical cannabis can be very beneficial for people suffering from back pain. “Medical cannabis is a very effective therapy for chronic pain patients because it affects people’s perception of pain, has the …

Medical Monday: Why marijuana won’t help bi-polar disorder

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Medical marijuana has been shown to be effective for some mental health conditions like anxiety or depression, but certain mental illnesses can actually be worsened with cannabis, and that’s why doctors won’t prescribe it for some cases. Since this is …

How does medical marijuana help Alzheimer’s?

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January is Alzheimer Awareness Month in Canada, so we’re sharing some crucial information about the benefits of medical marijuana for Alzheimer patients. Alzheimer’s is a progressive mental deterioration disease that can occur in middle or old age, due to generalized degeneration of …