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Cannabis Health exists for a reason, as the plant is a medicine for many, and there are so many reasons why. Here we will curate all the latest medical cannabis news and updates, to ensure that you can medicate yourself fairly and responsibly.

Why Doesn’t CBD Work for Everyone?

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CBD certainly isn’t the miracle cure that many made it out to be, but it has helped many people all over the world manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life. It is for this reason that CBD shouldn’t be a laughing matter, and used correctly it can have some amazing and positive results. So why doesn't CBD...

Study Finds Cannabinoid Plays Key Role in PTSD and Fear Extinction

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One of the hallmark signs of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is impaired fear extinction – the process that allows our brains to forget traumatic events. A study out of Leiden University in the Netherlands has explored anandamide, a cannabinoid naturally produced in the human body, and how it may affect fear extinction. This was done by a new innovative technique...

Why Your Doctor May Not Be the Best Person to Ask for Cannabis Advice

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In the 21st century, cannabis is slowly being accepted as a way to treat a variety of different illnesses. However, a large number of doctors and physicians remain in the dark (for the most part) about the topic of cannabis and its different medical uses due to the insufficient amount of research on hand, so they may not be...

5 Medical Cannabis Myths Busted

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There are many myths surrounding medicinal cannabis. The misinformation presents a hurdle to the herb being more widely accepted as a treatment for the multitude of diseases and ailments it can help. Myth 1: Medical Cannabis Hasn’t been Well Studied There are in fact hundreds of peer-reviewed studies now published about the use and efficacy of medical cannabis. There is no...

What is the Ideal Cannabis Dose?

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An ongoing issue with medical cannabis at the moment is the need for a standardised dose. Safe baselines are needed in order to determine a particular individual's perfect dose of cannabis. The plant provides a potent medicine, and as with all other medicines, it requires a framework that will minimise harm to the consumer. Standardised dosing may be what...

CBD and Your Pets

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The science and study of cannabinoid medicine for pets is lacking. However, there are a few things to be learned from the science of cannabis and dogs and cats, even as this field of study has only just begun to emerge for years of neglect. Despite this, CBD for pets is growing tremendously in popularity.  The case for animals is...

1 in 10 Women Use Cannabis to Ease Pain Associated with Endometriosis

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What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory condition that causes tissue similar to that found in the lining of the uterus to grow outside of the womb. It affects around one in ten women of reproductive age, causing pain, infertility and gastrointestinal symptoms. Women often report difficulty in getting pain and associated symptoms under control, despite medication or even surgery. One...

How Cannabis Can Affect the Menstrual Cycle

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Weed, with its wide range of phytocannabinoids like THC and CBD, has long been used in traditional medicine for reproduction and fertility. Scientists are now beginning to understand just how important the endocannabinoid system in our bodies is, and the biological mechanisms that control these processes. The menstrual cycle is complex, and cannabis may exert an influence on several stages...

Does Holding in Your Smoke Get You Higher?

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It turns out that holding in your smoke after you’ve taken a puff to get ‘higher’ may be one of the biggest misconceptions about cannabis. What may have originally been some stoners idea has been debunked, as we now know that THC is absorbed through the lungs within milliseconds.  We’ve all done it though, believing that holding it in will...

Here’s How Cannabis Helps Conquer Anxiety

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The relationship between cannabis and anxiety disorders exists but is still largely misunderstood. Because of the unique nature of how anxiety presents itself in each patient, there is no definitive cure with conventional drugs. With cannabis being equally variable from strain to strain, the relationship between how the plant may affect anxiety becomes more complex. Evidence suggests that cannabis has...

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Cannabis for IBD

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IBD sufferers often bemoan the way the chronic health issue can impact quality of life, and their ability to eat, sleep, workout and socialize....

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