Medical Marijuana Blog

June 9, 2016

A Relieving Rain: Can Marijuana Help Autism Symptoms?

Almost 30 years have passed since the movie Rain Man was released. Starring top-tier actors Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise, the subject of autism was brought to the masses. Hoffman played an autistic savant whose mathematical and other abilities were astonishing on the one hand, while his need for watchful […]
June 5, 2016

Throwing Up Your Hands: Nausea & Medical Marijuana

Bleh. Got your face in the toilet bowl a lot these days? Sorry. Maybe you’re going through chemo or radiation. Maybe you have AIDS and you’re on medications to help you cope. Or maybe you suffer from chronic nausea for some unknown reason. Either way, you feel like throwing up […]
May 30, 2016

A Dream Come True: How Marijuana Can Help Insomnia

If you, or someone you know, suffers from lack of sleep, this information could be for you. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), insufficient sleep is a public health problem, with approximately 50-70 million Americans suffering yearly from a sleep or wakefulness disorder. People might have […]
May 21, 2016

Does Marijuana Take Away Migraine Pain?   

Excruciating, debilitating, relentless, and with an unknown end. That’s what a migraine headache is. Sometimes for hours, and sometimes for days on end. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, migraine disease is an extraordinarily prevalent neurological disorder, currently affecting 38 million people in the U.S. The medical and scientific communities are unable […]
May 12, 2016

Blind Faith? Considerations About Medical Marijuana & Glaucoma

Generally speaking we tout the potential of marijuana, advocating its medical advantages left, right, and center. We praise its benefits for pain reduction, epilepsy, nausea, autism, MS, anorexia, and countless other conditions – the list is positively exhaustive. And yet, we would not advocate for marijuana unequivocally. One case where […]
May 1, 2016

Struggling to Eat: Can Anorexics Benefit from Marijuana?

Thin is in, and has been for over a century now. However, with the abundance of food choices available in the United States, much of them high-but-empty calories, the irony is that more people are overweight or obese than are thin. And yet. On the other extreme, some people – […]
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