Medical Marijuana and Sleep Apnea

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In another edition of Medical Monday, we’re looking at how medical marijuana can help with sleep apnea. These decreases were observed to be dose-dependent – meaning that higher doses of cannabinoids resulted in higher reductions in apnea episode. [Truth On Pot] For …

Study: Marijuana Benefits Mental Health

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Marijuana’s benefits on PTSD and other mental conditions like anxiety, have long been proven, but new research show the benefits of medical cannabis on mental health. Researchers from the US and Canada recently collaborated on a study published in Clinical Psychology Review, which …

Medical Marijuana and Brain Tumours

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In another edition of Medical Monday, we’re looking at the benefits of medical marijuana on brain tumours. This week is also International Brain Tumour Awareness Week, so it’s a fitting opportunity to share some new research on how cannabis has been shown to significantly …

Medical Marijuana and Neuropathy

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In another edition of Medical Monday, we’re giving you some insight into how medical marijuana can help with neuropathy. He said opioids, such as oxycodone, hydromorphone and morphine, are increasingly being prescribed and have contributed to nearly half of all overdose deaths …

Medical Marijuana and Lyme Disease

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In another edition Medical Monday, we’re looking at how medical marijuana stops Lyme Disease in its tracks. With Lyme disease, there are so many symptoms, so many debilitating, agonizing manifestations, that it’s often misdiagnosed as multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue, lupus or a …

Medical Marijuana and Mitochondrial Disease

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September 18 – 24, 2016 is Global Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week, so we thought we’d look at the benefits of cannabis for this disease. In a recent German study, researchers showed that exposure to cannabis can improve mitochondrial function in rodent models. …

Medical Marijuana and Alzheimer’s

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September is World Alzheimer’s Month, so we thought it would be a perfect time to explore how medical marijuana can help Alzheimer’s patients. Salk Institute scientists have found preliminary evidence that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other compounds found in marijuana can promote the cellular …

Medical Marijuana and Diabetes

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In another edition of Medical Monday, we’re looking at how medical marijuana benefits people with Diabetes. The most important finding is that current users of marijuana appeared to have better carbohydrate metabolism than nonusers. Their fasting insulin levels were lower, and …