Medical Marijuana Blog

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.  […]
March 31, 2016

The Cannabis-Caca Connection: Can It Relieve You?

About a year ago, US News & World Report published an article entitled, “8 Myths About Constipation,” (April 8, 2015). The article discounted the notion that enough hydration, fiber, and exercise will do the trick;  it took down the assumption that constipation is expected in old age; and it touted […]
March 24, 2016

Can Marijuana Cure Epileptic Seizures?

Perhaps you’ve seen a news clip such as CNN’s report about Charlotte Figi, or you caught a rerun of this episode of the Thom Hartmann radio show, about how patients tried everything to get rid of their seizures, and nothing worked – or even worse, the side effects made life […]