Medical Marijuana Blog

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 – […]
April 21, 2016

Medical Marijuana & Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Intermittent spasms and tremors. Loss of movement and function. Pain. These are the primary symptoms of the debilitating and sometimes fatal neurological disease of multiple sclerosis, commonly known as MS.  An estimated 400,000 people in the United States live with this disease daily, more women than men, and most are […]
April 17, 2016

Don’t Just Tell Me Not to: How Cannabis Can Help Panic Disorder

Unpredictable and uncontrollable – that’s what a panic attack is. Panic disorder sufferers live in fear of an impending attack, not knowing when the next one might strike. This is no way to live, and cannabis can help to change the course of every day for those likely to experience […]
April 9, 2016

No Pain, All Gain: How Marijuana Can Relieve Fibromyalgia

Imagine feeling pain in many parts of the body, day in, day out. That’s what fibromyalgia is. A nervous disorder and chronic pain syndrome characterized by diffuse muscle and joint pain, fibromyalgia is not only incredibly painful, it’s difficult to treat. And to make matters worse, it’s impossible to cure.  […]
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