Medical Marijuana is Being Used to Successfully Treat the Symptoms of Lupus in Patients. Zach Reichard January 7, 2013 What is Lupus?
Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that can affect various parts of the body, primarily the skin, joints, kidney, and brain. The disease affects the immune system, causing it to become hyperactive. Normally the system makes proteins (antibodies) in order to fight antigens (viruses & bacteria). Lupus causes the immune system to confuse the antigens and healthy tissue, attacking and killing both. Medical Cannabis: New Hope For Babies Born With Brain Injuries. With support for the nationwide legalization of medical marijuana on the rise, scientists are finally conducting valuable research on cannabinoids – the compounds found in cannabis – to understand their potential use in the treatment of an expanding range of ailments and conditions.
A study conducted by the Society of Cannabis Clinicians suggests cannabis as a viable treatment for infants suffering from perinatal brain injuries – which occur shortly before, during, or after birth. There are many causes of trauma to the young, vulnerable brain, however, there are very few treatments available today. Cannabis is Key to Good Health When We Eat it vs. Smoke it.
It is no secret that our world is seeing a huge increase in poor health and cancer cases.
It should come as no surprise when we look at what we eat daily, the condition of our environment and the types of body care products we use daily that contain a ton of cancer causing agents. Mainstream medicine suggests that chemotherapy and radiation are the best means to go about treating cancer, but there is a growing body of evidence to suggest there exist much better cures.
Cannabinoids may very well be one of the best disease and cancer fighting treatments out there. If you have heard of Rick Simpson you have heard of his methods of preparing cannabis or hemp in such a way where he is able to extract the oil from it and use that oil to treat cancer. Rick has been very successful in his work and his popularity is growing as a result. Brain imaging insight into cannabis as a pain killer. Public release date: 20-Dec-2012 [ Print | E-mail Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Press Officepress.email@example.com 44-186-528-0530University of Oxford The pain relief offered by cannabis varies greatly between individuals, a brain imaging study carried out at the University of Oxford suggests.
The researchers found that an oral tablet of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, tended to make the experience of pain more bearable, rather than actually reduce the intensity of the pain. Cannabis Science, Inc. - The Patient's Voice for Alternative Medicine. Low doses of THC (cannabis) can halt brain damage, study suggests. May 30, 2013 — hough marijuana is a well-known recreational drug, extensive scientific research has been conducted on the therapeutic properties of marijuana in the last decade.
Medical cannabis is often used by sufferers of chronic ailments, including cancer and post-traumatic stress disorder, to combat pain, insomnia, lack of appetite, and other symptoms. Now Prof. Yosef Sarne of Tel Aviv University's Adelson Center for the Biology of Addictive Diseases at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine says that the drug has neuroprotective qualities as well. He has found that extremely low doses of THC -- the psychoactive component of marijuana -- protects the brain from long-term cognitive damage in the wake of injury from hypoxia (lack of oxygen), seizures, or toxic drugs. Incredible Healing Power of Raw Cannabis Juice. If you juice it instead of heating it, it has the power to heal “incurable” illnesses.
Not what you might think… What’s one of the latest trends in healing with plant foods? Juicing the raw cannabis plant. Patients and their doctors have found that raw cannabis juice has many benefits, including anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety, and pain relieving properties. Raw cannabis juice does not give the high of the smoked or cooked form of the plant. Improving the Results of Medical Marijuana With Coconut Oil. For thousands and thousands of years the human race has used the cannabis plant to treat everything from menstrual cramps to leprosy.
In 2900 BC the Chinese emperor Fu Hsi said the plant possessed “both yin and yang”. Ancient Egyptians used marijuana to treat glaucoma and inflammation. In Greece they used it for ear aches and swelling.