Endometriosis can have a devastating impact on women, resulting in infertility and intractable pain. Emerging research points to cannabis as a therapy for endometriosis and many other inflammatory conditions.
There’s hope that cannabis can substitute for opiate-based drugs and provide effective, long-term analgesia for chronic pain without creating a risk of overdose, but the research is unclear.
Inflammation is a culprit in many chronic diseases, including arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and multiple sclerosis. Research and clinical experience suggest that cannabis can help put out the fire.
New delivery methods promise reduced dosing frequency, increased compliance, and around-the-clock benefits for patients suffering from chronic conditions.
Here she offers tips to clinicians about incorporating cannabis into treatment and examines their role in the evolution of the industry.
In the not-so-distant past, the use of medical cannabis was not only socially unacceptable but also thoroughly illegal. In those early days, the need for patient advocacy was vital, and Americans for Safe Access (ASA) was among the most outspoken advocates.
Athletes increasingly are curious or enthused about cannabis use, but what does it offer them?
Between nuggets of advice about how to behave in social situations involving cannabis, a descendant of America’s consummate expert on good manners slips in a surprisingly useful guide to all things cannabis for newbies and seasoned users alike.