Ever since marijuana has been legalized in some states in the US, there has been a constant increase in the number of patients being treated with medical marijuana. It’s quite obvious that the attitude of people in the US towards marijuana is changing. People already know that medical marijuana is a great herb to cure pain and nausea, but thanks to media exposure and the internet, they’re also aware that medical marijuana can also treat serious gastrointestinal conditions or digestive diseases as well. ...Continue reading
The use of medical marijuana has always been a hot topic for discussion. The use of medical marijuana is on rise in the US as people all across the US are discussing about the use of medical marijuana at workplace. Corporations in the US have already created workplace policies regarding the use of conventional medications and corporations are thinking about the impact of medical marijuana on employees while at work.
Most of the people still hold the conservative views on the ...Continue reading
Palliative care is a branch of medicine which provides relief from the long-term serious diseases. Its goal is to improve patient’s life quality and reduce the risk of developing serious illness or other medical issues.
Palliative care service is normally given by a highly skilled and well-trained team of medical professionals such as doctors, nurses and other medical professionals whose goal is to provide the extra layer of support and care to the patients the best possible way they can. ...Continue reading
It’s a well-known fact that medical marijuana can treat cognitive impairment and many other medical conditions. Medical marijuana users swear by its efficacy and healing properties. According to the users of medical marijuana, it’s the best remedy which also offers peripheral benefits. One such benefit of using medical marijuana is “improved sleep”. Yes, medical marijuana also treats sleep disorders.
What are Sleep Disorders?
The disruptions in normal sleeping patterns are known as sleep disorders. Following ...Continue reading
Medical marijuana helps in the treatment of various diseases and one of the conditions it treats is alcoholism. Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the US. According to the reports, alcohol addiction is the most neglected disease in the US.
According to National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 9967 people lost their lives while driving under the influence of alcohol (31 % of overall driving fatalities reported) in 2014. Approximately 88,000 people, including 6...Continue reading
As everyone knows, the use of marijuana for medical purpose has been approved in California. Designated primary caregivers and patients can legally possess and grow marijuana if they have a recommendation from a licensed physician or if they hold a medical marijuana card.
But there are definitely certain restrictions as well. It is important for every medical marijuana patient to know their legal rights.
Crohn’s disease is one type of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD). It is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract. Crohn’s disease is named after Dr. Burbill B. Crohn as it was first described by him in 1932 along with his colleagues Dr. Leon Ginzburg and Dr. Gordon D. Oppenheimer. It normally affects the beginning of the colon and end of the small bowel which is also called the ileum. It can also impact the eyes, skin and joints.
The medical definition of asthma is quite simple but the condition is not so easy. If you are experiencing shortness of breath frequently or when you hear a wheezy sound in your chest while breathing, it is very much possible that you have asthma. It is a chronic condition where a person experiences inflammation and narrowing of bronchial tubes which is the passageway through which air enters and leaves the lungs. ...Continue reading
On November 8, Californians voted in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana. Proposition 64 was approved by a margin of 56%-44%. This proposition will help the US become the largest commercial pot market in the near future. Analysts predict that taxes will generate up to $1 billion per annum for the state of California.
Medical marijuana has numerous health benefits. It can help you a great deal when fighting cancer, glaucoma, diabetes etc. It has also shown positive results in treating mental conditions such as bipolar disorder. Chemical imbalances in your brain can cause manic depression which is also known as bipolar disorder. People affected by bipolar disorder may go through extreme mood swings which might be from low to high and vice-versa. These mood swings can last for hours, weeks and at times for few months. People feel mixed emotions at times, feeling happy and sad at the same time. It is not a rare condition; many people in the US are suffering from it. ...Continue reading