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...

Why Does Weed Make Your Eyes Red?

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Many of us are all too aware of the red-eye-Jedi phenomenon. You’ve just smoked up and you start to feel your eyes get a bit heavy, next thing you look in the mirror and your eyes are the same colour as a cherry pie.  This is more true for some than others as everyone is different. However, most of us...

Can Orgasms Help Your Endocannabinoid System?

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Can orgasms help your endocannabinoid system? This question has been a hot topic since a 2017 study hypothesized that endocannabinoids could play an important role in the sexual response cycle. Cannabinoids Explained Endocannabinoids are cannabinoids that are produced within the body naturally. They bind to and activate cannabinoid receptors, much like THC and CBD from cannabis. The study in 2017 showed...

What is the Ideal Age to Start Consuming Cannabis?

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We’ve all heard about multiple reports and studies telling you that consuming cannabis from a young age is not ideal and can have potential negative health implications. But what is the ideal age to start consuming cannabis?  The Legal Age Debate  Researchers believe that the minimum legal age to buy and consume any form of cannabis should be 19 years old....

Does CBD Help or Hinder Sleep?

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In today’s high-stress, fast-paced world, a decent night’s sleep is considered a luxury. Insomnia, sleep apnea, and excessive daytime sleepiness cause people to turn to over the counter and prescription medications to relieve their sleeplessness. However, these medications are not without risk. Taking this into consideration, does CBD help sleep or hinder it?  For that reason, a lot of consumers...

Parents are Seeking Medical Cannabis for their Children

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Canada has been at the forefront of medical cannabis for years now, developing trends and mechanisms for a legal and accessible cannabis movement. However, medical professionals are apprehensive to prescribe cannabis for developing minds due to a lack of research.  Despite this, professionals are getting more and more requests for medical cannabis for children and a growing list of conditions....

Telehealth Enters Medical Cannabis Sphere

Various forms of ‘virtual visits’ have been financially supported by the federal government in the US as people do what they can to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Now American citizens are endorsing telehealth visits for the controversial treatment that is medical cannabis.  More than 24 states have made temporary allowances for prescribing medical cannabis via telemedicine. Most of them...

Should you Mix Cannabis and Alcohol?

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Alcohol and cannabis are the two most commonly consumed recreational substances. Although alcohol is legal just about everywhere, there are some serious harms associated with it. While cannabis is also extremely popular, it is still criminalised in many parts of the world and has been for the last century. So it should be of no surprise that mixing cannabis...

Medical Cannabis Provides Relief for IBS Patients

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) can be frustrating and isolating for patients, and affects roughly 11% of the global population. IBS is considered to be a chronic disease. Some patients experience mild and manageable symptoms, while for others this condition has serious implications on their daily life. Research has even suggested that those battling with IBS miss 3 times as...

CBD Coffee: Worth Adding to Your Morning Routine?

This isolated cannabinoid is helping many maintain their general health and wellness all over the world. With this popularity, people are finding ways to include it in all sorts of edibles and drinkables, with coffee being one of the starting points.  This can be done by either adding a drop of a standard CBD tincture directly into your morning coffee,...