Multiple Sclerosis

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Can Cannabis Help With Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis is a condition that affects your brain and spinal cord. When you have MS, your immune system attacks your protective sheath called myelin. This is the sheath that covers nerve fibers. When this happens, communication problem will occur between your brain and the rest of your body. As time pass by, Multiple Sclerosis causes permanent damage to your nerves.

Did you know that MS affects women mostly than men? And, it is also hereditary which means, if one of your parents has had MS, you are at higher risk of having it too. The first signs of MS often start a year earlier too. Once you are diagnosed with MS, it stays with you for life. However, following Multiple Sclerosis treatment guidelines with the help of specialists can help you to manage the condition.

Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

When you have MS, your immune system, whose main duty is to fight infections, attacks myelin instead, mistaking it for a foreign body. This will cause damage to myelin and strips it off the nerve fibers which disrupts messages from traveling through your body. What are the Multiple Sclerosis symptoms? These symptoms affect movement such as:

  • Numbness in one or more limbs that occurs on one side of the body only or numbness on the legs and trunk
  • Tremor, lack of coordination
  • Electric shock sensations that happens when you move your neck, especially when you bend your neck forward
  • Vision problems such as partial or complete loss of vision, blurry vision or extended double vision
  • You also experienced slurred speech, fatigue and dizziness
  • Tingling in some parts of your body

Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis

There is no cure for Multiple Sclerosis; that is the sad part. However, there are available treatments that can help slow down the progression of the illness and speeds up the patient’s recovery from the attacks.

There are many treatment options for Multiple Sclerosis, both taken orally and through infusion. Another treatment that the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) supports is the use of medical marijuana or cannabis in treating the symptoms of MS.  Some says that if you used the best terpenes for Multiple Sclerosis, its symptoms will drastically lower down. Marijuana contains cannabinoid, a chemical compound which improves the body’s stability and health. Our body produces its own cannabinoids called endocannabinoids; studies conducted shown that endocannabinoids react well with cannabinoids present in Marijuana and may help muscle control.

With constant research done about the benefits of medical marijuana for Multiple Sclerosis showing positive results, especially that it is now legal in many part of the United States, many people decide to grow their own cannabis. The good thing about growing your own cannabis is that it is more cost effective, even after your factor out all the costs in growing it, compared to buying it in the market. It is like hitting two birds in one stone, you have your own best strains for Multiple Sclerosis and at the same time, you get to save several bucks with your medication.

If you are new to medical marijuana growing, don’t hesitate to contact us and we will guide you with every step of you Cannabis growing process.

So, how should we use Cannabis then? Let’s face it, Cannabis has a huge potential to treat as many illnesses. But we are too afraid to get dose of our own actions that is why we remain hesitant towards it. The Do’s and Don’ts below will help us reduce the health risks when using Cannabis.

The Don’ts:

#1 Don’t use Cannabis if you have a history of substance abuse

Individuals with history of substance abuse have lower toxicity level and higher risks of experiencing the side effects compared to people who have not tried using any substance before. As much as possible, refrain from using Cannabis specifically THC since it is the most psychoactive component of marijuana.

#2 Don’t use synthetic Cannabis

Synthetic Cannabis is very dangerous yet it gets increasingly popular in some areas of United States nowadays. Most of the synthetic Cannabis are manufactured outside the country and contains substances that might have not been medically approved; which could poison or harm your health.

#3 Don’t take alcohol and Cannabis together

Alcohol alone can give you the high. If mixed with Cannabis, the effect will be enhanced. The toxicity of both substances will stay longer in the body. Aside from that, your organs will also work double time as an effect of the substances — heart beating extra fast, liver functioning more than the usual; which can result to damage to these organs.

#4 Don’t drive or operate any machine while being high

The toxicity of Cannabis will stay in our system for as long as 6 hours depending on the dosage we take. Remember, toxicity brought by Cannabis slows down your reflexes and other senses.

The Do’s:

#1 Do use the right balance of Cannabis

You know that THC causes you the high while CBD has zero psychoactive effects. To minimize the risks, opt for a low-THC substance or better yet, go for a combination of both components.

#2 Do choose edible Cannabis than smoking it

Smoking Cannabis exposed you to higher risks of respiratory illnesses especially when you practice risky inhalation process. If you can’t prevent smoking it, then better use bong or any smoking device to filter your weed.

#3 Do clean your equipment

In whatever you do, always practice proper hygiene. Don’t forget to clean up your equipment before and after using Cannabis. Aside from the bad taste dirty equipment gives to your marijuana, there are also contaminants that might put your healthy at more risks.

#4 Use Cannabis in moderation

If possible, delay using it to keep yourself from its possible health risks; specifically, before adulthood. Aside from that, individuals who started using Cannabis for recreational purposes at an early age also developed addiction to the substance earlier.

Anorexia

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Can You Use Cannabis To Treat Anorexia?

Cannabis is a psychoactive drug from Cannabis plant such as Cannabis indica and Cannabis sativa. Its most popular term is Marijuana, but it is also known from other parts of the world as Ganja, grass, Hashish, Hemp, Indian hemp, marijuana, Pot, reefer, and weed. The major psychoactive component found in Cannabis is the Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is also the cause of the plants toxicity.

However, Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) doesn’t naturally occur in the plant, it can only be converted from Tetrahydrocannabinol acid (THCA) through oxygen exposure such as burning or heating. Thus, the feeling of getting “high” when smoking or vaporizing Cannabis.

Despite the undesirable side effects of THC, many researches are still done to determine the health benefits of medical marijuana. Especially now that many states in America have passed laws, in state level, to regulate the use of medical marijuana. Among other potential medical uses of Cannabis, it is also believed to promote eating disorder recovery such as anorexia.

What is Anorexia?

Anorexia or anorexia nervosa is a form of eating disorder wherein the person has the obsession of losing weight which may result to the person’s self-starvation. Aside from the physical effects caused by anorexia, it is also considered as a mental illness because of the unhealthy obsession of the person to lose weight or the extreme fear of gaining weight.

The symptoms of anorexia are hard to notice since not all people with anorexia are really thin.  But the following signs may be seen in individuals with anorexia.

Physical Symptoms:

  1. Extreme weight loss
  2. Abnormal blood counts
  3. Fatigue
  4. Dizziness
  5. Insomnia
  6. Low blood pressure
  7. Irregular heartbeat
  8. Intolerance of cold
  9. Dehydration
  10. Thinning of hair and bluish discoloration of the fingers

Behavioral Symptoms:

  1. Obsessive fasting
  2. Self-induced vomiting or unhealthy use of laxatives and other diet products to get rid of the food eaten.
  3. Frequent skipping meals
  4. Extreme fear of gaining weight
  5. Always complaining of getting fat
  6. Irritability
  7. Unsociability

How Cannabis May Possibly Treat Anorexia?

Sadly, there are not many medications to treat anorexia. However, in states where the use of medical marijuana is legalized, the use of Cannabis in the form of CBD oil is one of the widely used traditional options to combat anorexia.

Cannabis is known to be an appetite stimulant, which makes it a very good choice to restore the suppressed appetite of individuals with anorexia. While THC is more effective in managing the symptoms of anorexia, it may also cause toxicity which may lead to an undesirable effect. But, since CBD oil does not cause any “high”, this makes it the best option in treating anorexia.

Unfortunately, CBD oil can be really expensive especially when bought from the black market. Luckily, people living in states where Cannabis is legal, you can now start growing your own Cannabis to treat anorexia and other illnesses.

You can Google search how to grow Cannabis at your own backyard. Or contact us for a thorough guide on how beginners can grow their own Cannabis.

Stroke And Head Trauma

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Cannabis Treatment for Stroke And Head Trauma

Did you hit your head hard on something? You might be worried that it can cause damage to your brain. A person’s brain is protected with its skull but it doesn’t mean that your brain is invisible to damages. Too much impact on your head can cause brain damage. Commonly known as head trauma, the leading causes of it include:

  • Motor vehicle related injuries
  • Assaults
  • Falls

When a head trauma happens, there may be bleeding in the brain that can irritate the brain’s tissue. This bleeding also decreases the blood flow to the brain because there is a blood leakage due to the torn blood vessel. Your brain may experience swelling, putting too much pressure on it. This brain bruises may take time to heal.

When you have head trauma, does this mean you can experience stroke? Stroke and head trauma has always been associated with each other. Head trauma can increase your chance of getting a stroke. There are two types of strokes associated with head trauma. These are:

  • Hemorrhagic stroke
  • Ischemic stroke

Experiencing these strokes is due to your brain’s excessive bleeding and clotting problems. This is because after a head trauma, your body has increase chance of forming blood clots. The changes in blood clotting after a head trauma are irregular and unpredictable increasing your chance of having either hemorrhagic stroke or ischemic stroke.

Mild head trauma usually no longer need medications aside proper rest and a few pain relievers. However, if you have traumatic brain injury caused by stroke and you experience persistent headache that worsens after some time, then you need to be checked by your doctor thoroughly.

Treating TBI includes prescription medications and even surgery. However, a new medication has becoming popular today which involves CBD treatment for TBI. So, does CBD oil help with concussions caused by head trauma? There is still no direct evidence to prove this claim. However, people living in parts of United States where Cannabis growing is legal uses CBD oil for anoxic brain injury.

Many prefer to use medical marijuana in treating TBI since Cannabis is way cheaper compared to other treatments used for stroke and head trauma. You just need to have your backyard cleaned or a space enough for your Cannabis to grow and a good Cannabis growing equipment. Beginners in Cannabis growing can check out the internet for guides on how to plant medical marijuana properly or you can contact us for a FREE assistance on how to grow your own Cannabis. We can also help you select great Cannabis processing equipment to make your own CBD oil.

Neuralgia – Grow Your Own Cannabis

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Does CBD Oil Heal Trigeminal Neuralgia?

Trigeminal Neuralgia or “tic douloureux” is a chronic pain disorder that affects your trigeminal or 5th cranial nerve connecting to your face. It affects about 14,000 Americans. People with Trigeminal Neuralgia often describe the pain as sudden, sharp, shooting, and sever pain like the muscles in your face had an electric shock. The pain can last from a couple of seconds to a few minutes. Some individuals experience episodes for days and even months at a time; while others may experience a hundred of episodes a day especially on sever cases.

Causes and Symptoms of Trigeminal Neuralgia

Living with Trigeminal Neuralgia is very hard with all the sudden pain you will feel on your face. The cause of this chronic condition varies depending on the illness associated with it. Trigeminal Neuralgia is primarily caused by blood vessels pressing on the root of your trigeminal nerve. Other causes include:

  1. Multiple Sclerosis
  2. A tumor pressing against the trigeminal nerve
  3. Damage on the nerve
  4. Genetics

An individual with Trigeminal Neuralgia may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  1. Recurring facial pain that may last from a few seconds to a couple of minutes
  2. Sudden facial pain triggered by touching the face, chewing, speaking, and other actions that usually not painful
  3. Tremors that may last from a few seconds to a couple of minutes
  4. Muscle pain where trigeminal nerve is connected
  5. Sudden pain on one side of the face
  6. Pain episodes that gets frequent over time
  7. Numbness on the facial muscle before the pain

How to take CBD oil for Trigeminal Neuralgia

While some people use coconut oil for Trigeminal Neuralgia, there are also many individuals who opt to CBD oil and CBD patch for Trigeminal Neuralgia. Cannabis is widely known to possess analgesic and sedating properties; which make it a very good option in treating the symptoms of Trigeminal Neuralgia. CBD oil
Cannabidiol or CBD oil is an extract from hemp plant which may be capable of suppressing further damage on the trigeminal nerve; and eventually minimizes the occurrence of Trigeminal Neuralgia symptoms. CBD oil is also believed to react positively with the Endocannabinoid receptors in our brain. When these receptors are activated, it will then strengthen its immunity functions to restore the body’s equilibrium. Thus, treating and managing illnesses.Many have shown positive response with the use of Cannabis in the treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia especially now that more and more states in America have legalized the use of medical marijuana. Despite the risks the comes with the use of Cannabis, it is still considered a better option compared to many synthetic medicines you could buy in the market. Cannabis is a natural remedy, and as long as you will take it in moderation and in minimal doses, you will not need to worry on its harmful effects.

Grow Cannabis in your home

Cannabis and CBD can now legally be grown by residents of many states in the US, and Canada. Growing your own marijuana has never been so easy.

Growing your own marijuana can be a daunting task. One could spend thousands of hours reading and learning all the nuances in growing indoor plants. Or you can call the experts!

We will install a weed garden in your home and teach you how to grow, maintain, and harvest high quality organic ganja. Learn more.

Chromosome Damage

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Cannabis and DNA: Can Medical Marijuana Treat Chromosome Damage?

During your grade school years, you have discussed in your Biology class about chromosome and how important it is to human population. By definition, chromosomes are threadlike structures found in the nuclei of organisms. It is made of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and protein. It is very small that it cannot be seen by the naked eye; not even under the microscope.

What are the functions of chromosomes?

There are 23 pairs of chromosomes in each cell of humans. The pair of chromosomes determines the gender of an organism. The female sex chromosome is composed of double X (XX) sequence while the make sex chromosome is composed of XY sequence. The main function of chromosomes is to carry the genetic information of an organism.

Functions of chromosomes are as follows:

  1. Cell Division
  2. Genes and DNA Packaging
  3. Houses Regulatory Elements

When do chromosome damage occurs?

In the broadest form, chromosomes are responsible for the passing of genetic information from the parent cell to the daughter cell during cell division. Unfortunately, not all cell division happens successfully and accurately. There are instances when an error occurs during DNA replication which leads to gene mutation.

A gene mutation is a permanent change in the sequence of DNA that makes up the genes. And what happens when there is gene mutation? This incident could result to different medical conditions and genetic disorders such as Down Syndrome, Turner syndrome, Klinefelter syndrome, and others.

What causes chromosome damage?

Can drugs alter you DNA? The obvious answer to this is YES. There are two factors that can cause chromosome damage. These are:

#1 Genetic Factor

Genetic factor includes meiosis or when an error occurs during sex cell division and mitosis or when an error occurs during the division of other cells.

#2 Environmental Factor

This factor is also called teratogens wherein the mother is exposed to substances during pregnancy which makes the fetus of the baby in her womb in risk of birth defects. These substances include:

  • Drugs
  • Alcohol
  • Tobacco
  • Chemicals
  • Radiation
  • Certain viruses and bacteria
  • Certain medications

So, if you are pregnant and are planning to take a medication, think a million times first. The drugs that cause chromosome damage are mostly clastogens and those used in chemotherapy. Make sure to talk with your OB-GYNE first before ingesting any medications.

How to treat chromosome damage?

Unfortunately, there is no way to reverse damage in chromosomes. However, with the advent of technology, many studies were conducted in the hope of finding potential treatment for chromosome damage including the use of Cannabidiol or CBD oil.

CBD oil is an extract from Cannabis plant called hemp plant. Many have raised their brows with research involving Cannabis or medical marijuana. However, with many states getting open minded with Cannabis and legalizing its use for medical purposes; many experts are getting more interested to study further its medicinal purposes. Hopefully, in the near future, more scientific studies will be focused on reversing chromosome damage and ways to treat it.

Neurodermatitis

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Neurodermatitis: Can Cannabis Help Treating It?

Its not as it anyone actually likes having an itchy skin. It isn’t just uncomfortable, but it also looks very unhealthy, especially with all those scaly, dry skin and blisters. Itchiness can be caused by many factors and Neurodermatitis is one of these.

Neurodermatitis, also known as lichen simplex chronicus, is a skin disease which makes skin very itchy which leads to scratching. However, with this condition, the more you scratches your skin the itchier it becomes. Thus, resulting to wounds or skin breakouts. Neurodermatitis can occur on different parts of the body especially on the skin of the neck, wrists, forearms, legs or anal region.

Causes of Neurodermatitis

Neurodermatitis is not contagious however, the itchiness that a person with this condition feels may cause him or her so much discomfort that it could even disrupts sleep, sexual activity, and even his or her day to day living.
There is no definite cause of Neurodermatitis. However, the itchiness of the skin may be triggered by an allergy, bug bite, or even a tight cloth. More often, Neurodermatitis is also associated to other skin conditions like eczema or psoriasis.

Signs and Symptoms of Neurodermatitis

A person with Neurodermatitis may develop the following symptoms:

  1. Itchy skin patches
  2. Dry and scaly texture on the affected skin
  3. Affected skin appears red or darker than the normal skin

Cannabis Treatment for Neurodermatitis

The usual treatment for neurodermatitis is the use of topical steroid creams and ointments. You can have your dermatologist prescribed it for you or you can just buy some over the counter. However, modern medicine is not paying more attention on what Cannabis could to the medical world.

We are all probably aware how our ancestors use medical marijuana in treating several diseases many centuries ago. But we have slowly forgot about it when we focused more on the health risks of overdosing of Cannabis could possibly cause us.

However, with many states in America that have legalized the use of medical marijuana, isn’t it already high time to become mature and be more accepting on the wonders it could bring to our health? In fact, there are already medical companies that have developed Cannabinoid eczema cream to treat skin conditions.

Many mothers in certain places are also using CBD oil for eczema in babies. They grow their own Cannabis and process their own CBD oil to make sure that the medications they are using are free from contaminants and other harmful substances. If you are living in areas in America where Cannabis is legalized, then you can grow your own Cannabis too. As long as you have enough space for growing and you have a good Cannabis processing equipment, then you can certainly process a CBD for eczema and psoriasis as well as other types of Neurodermatitis.

Obstetrics – Grow Your Own Cannabis

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What You Need To Know About Obstetrics and Cannabis

Obstetrics and gynecology are two medical specialties that are very alike but deal with two different aspects of the female reproductive system. Obstetrics is a field of medicine that deals with the care of pregnant women as well as the unborn baby which may include the labor and delivery and immediate care after childbirth. An obstetrician will make sure that the mother and the child gets the best care possible. Obstetrics ensures that everything is accomplished without complications and if there are issues, it will be done safely.

Obstetrics specifically deals with the wellbeing of the pregnant woman and the baby. When pregnant, a woman may experience a number of complications. For example, an ectopic pregnancy may be a serious condition on which the embryo grows in a fallopian tube. In this case, the pregnancy can’t continue and will need immediate treatment. The obstetrician is trained about this and knows how to deal with such medical situations.

On the other hand, gynecology is all about dealing with any ailment concerning the reproductive organs, the uterus, cervix, ovaries and vagina. A gynecologist may also treat problems related to female reproductive organs such as bowel, bladder and urinary system.

However, gynecology and obstetrics maybe different but often times, most obstetricians are also gynecologist that is why, and you commonly see signs that tell OB – GYNE. To become a qualified obstetrician, both obstetrics and gynecology should be chosen as your specialized subjects.

Obstetrics is a field of medicine that ensures both the mother and the baby is safely guided through all the phases of pregnancy as well as the childbirth and making sure, they are both healthy as well.

Cannabinoids and Pregnancy

It is almost a taboo for us to talk about women using marijuana while on pregnancy. However, history would tell us that ancient people had used marijuana as a medicinal plan in treating several diseases including inflammation, wound infections, pain relief, and many others. With 29 states in the US that legalized, in the state level, the use and growing of medical marijuana, many researches are again being conducted about this controversial plant. Cannabinoids and pregnancy has been one of the favorite subjects in today’s scientific research.

In fact, Dreher’s Jamaican Pregnancy Study is a very famous study conducted on medical marijuana and pregnant women. Pregnant women in Jamaica are known to use Cannabis on a regular basis to relieve nausea brought by their pregnancy. Dr. Melanie Dreher, was then a medical grad student when she conducted her ethnographic study of Cannabinoids and pregnancy. She observed and documented forty-four pregnant women; 24 of which were using marijuana and 20 of which does not use marijuana. Dr. Dreher along with other researchers have observed the women until the babies had turned 5 years old. Their research results showed no undesirable effects of the mother’s use of Cannabis on the children. Some of these children even seemed to excel in some ways.

Delirium – Grow Your Own Cannabis

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How to Avoid Delirium Tremens with Cannabis

Have you heard of the term delirium tremens before? People who binge with alcohol before and decides to quit the vice are very familiar with the term. Delirium Tremens (DTs) is one of the worst side effects that an individual encounter after withdrawing from alcohol intake. This condition is characterized by tremors, hallucinations, anxiety, and disorientation; and can be life-threatening if not addressed early and properly.

When a person excessively drinks alcohol, the toxic components of alcohol alters our ability to regulate the neurotransmitter GABA; which leads to a limited production of the said neurotransmitter. When the toxic level of alcohol suddenly drops in a significant level, the brain will tend to overproduce neurotransmitters. When this happens, the brain will go in a hyperactive state resulting to delirium tremens.

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Delirium Tremens?

Aside from the shaking frenzy, the following Delirium Tremens symptoms can also become noticeable to an individual experiencing the condition:

  1. Nausea
  2. Vomiting
  3. body tremors
  4. high blood pressure
  5. a fast and irregular heartbeat
  6. light and noise sensitivity
  7. intense anxiety
  8. extreme fear or paranoia
  9. hyperactivity
  10. agitation
  11. inability to focus
  12. hallucinations
  13. confusion
  14. stupor
  15. insomnia

Can you treat Delirium Tremens with Cannabis?

It is very important to provide proper medical attention to individuals with delirium tremens the moment the early signs show up. The lack of delirium tremens treatment may cause permanent damage to the person’s brain, nervous and cardiovascular system.

Even many decades ago, there are already claims of Cannabis being a good treatment for alcohol withdrawal syndrome. Cannabidiol or CBD oil is a component of Cannabis extracted from hemp plant. It is believed to have a very potent medicinal properties but with zero toxicity effects. With hundreds of clinical studies conducted about Cannabis, some of these includes how Cannabis works for alcoholism.

Evidence from medical marijuana users as well as medical research suggests that you can use CBD for alcohol withdrawal especially in alleviating the withdrawal symptoms such as nausea, insomnia, vomiting, seizures, mood swings, anxiety and even depression.

Aside from that, while withdrawing from alcohol, you can also use Cannabis as a substitute for alcohol because of its psychoactive component called Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). This is the component which causes the user the “high”. However, when it is used along with CBD, the toxicity level will be minimized and its therapeutic properties will be maximized.

Meaning, you will be able to totally withdraw from alcohol, with very less withdrawal symptoms. Just make sure to talk with the experts especially on the right dosage of Cannabis and CBD for alcohol withdrawal to avoid undesirable effects.

Analgesia – Grow Your Own Cannabis

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Analgesic Potential Of Cannabis

Today, people are becoming more open on the use of natural remedies found in plants, like medical marijuana, in treating certain illnesses. Proof to this the increasing number of states in America and other countries that have legalized the use of Cannabis for recreational and pharmacotherapy for pain or as an analgesic.

Analgesic is a medicine used to alleviate pain. It is also sometimes known as pain killers. People use analgesic to relieve mild to moderate pain from certain condition which may include muscle aches, toothaches and headaches. Nowadays, people who are using analgesic have more options to relieve pain through the use of cannabis. If you are a cannabis user, you will be glad to know that cannabis has been reported to have analgesic properties.

Cannabis has been used for medical purposes. As some states legalized the use of cannabis, more and more people are using cannabis, especially in alleviating pain. There has been a theoretical discussion for Cannabinoids pain relief management. Due to this, more and more patients around the world are turning to cannabis for pain relief.  The theory of cannabis containing analgesic properties can be traced back to a thousand years ago.

The cannabis plant was use as anesthesia to patients during surgical procedures. It is because cannabis plants contain very low levels of delta 9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), one of the compounds known to have a therapeutic effect on humans.

The analgesic potentials of Cannabinoids of Cannabis is due to its potential to react positively with the Endocannabinoid receptors in the body, specifically CB1 in the central nervous system. It reactivates the receptors encouraging it to produce the analgesia effect.

Whether cannabis is the best treatment for pain or not, the fact that many patients believe that cannabis help alleviating their pain is enough reason why the analgesic potential of cannabis has been increasingly popular nowadays. While many people use cannabis for the purposes of getting “high”, its medical potential cannot be ignored. Cannabis for medical use may not have been approved by the FDA yet, its medical and recreational use has been legalized in some areas already. Regardless of its legal approval or not, many believe in the analgesic potential of cannabis.

In fact, many pharmaceutical companies have already used medical marijuana and developed Cannabinoid pain cream as well as CBD oil for other medicinal purposes. If you also believed in the analgesic potential of Cannabis, you can always try using Cannabis.

And if you live in the state where Cannabis is legalized, then you might just like to consider growing your own Cannabis and processing your own CBD oil since it if far cheaper compared to buying your Cannabis strains at the market.

Migraine Headaches – Grow Your Own Cannabis

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Are Cannabis Edibles for Migraine Effective?

Do you often experience those inconvenient and irritating migraines? Most of us get headaches and the torture of migraine attacks at some point of our lives. About 12% of Americans experiences migraines and women are more prone to getting migraines than men. Despite the modern technology that we have now today, medical experts still could not fully fathom the mystery of migraine.

What is Migraine?

Migraine, by definition, is a recurring headache. It is characterized by moderate to severe throbbing pain on one side of the head. If the throbbing pain continues and worsens, you may experience nausea and vomiting. You may also get sensitive to light and sound.

Migraine shouldn’t be taken as lightly as just being a headache. According to experts, headache is just a symptom of migraine. According to studies, migraine increases the risk of stroke, cardiovascular ailment and early death. Women who often experiences migraines also have bigger risks of dying due to heart problems.

What causes Migraine?

Researchers believed that the following factors trigger the occurrence of migraine:

  1. Stress
  2. Anxiety
  3. Hormonal imbalance
  4. Medications
  5. Lack of sleep
  6. Weather changes
  7. Caffeine and caffeine withdrawal
  8. Certain food additives
  9. Excessive physical activity
  10. Gender

How to treat migraine?

Well, you should know that life shouldn’t always revolve around migraines and headaches. Migraine can be diagnosed through your medical history, the symptoms you experienced, and by undergoing physical and neurological tests. Unfortunately, there is no treatment ever discovered for migraines yet. The medications for now focuses only on relieving its symptoms. Medicines to relieve the symptoms of migraine includes ergotamine drugs and pain relievers.

Moreover, medical experts are now interested with regards to the potential migraine treatment from Cannabis. Yes, Cannabis or marijuana which is the most common illicit drugs that is being abused today. In some countries such as Jamaica, they eat Cannabis edibles for migraine especially in relieving nausea and vomiting when migraine worsens.  With this, many studies are conducted to determine the best edibles for migraine attacks.
A study was also conducted by researchers Danielle N. Rhyne, Sarah L. Anderson, Margaret Gedde and Laura M. Borgelt on the Effects of Medical Marijuana on Migraine Headache Frequency in an Adult Population.

With 121 participants diagnosed with migraine headache and were prescribed with migraine treatment or prophylaxis with medical marijuana by their physician between January 2010 and September 2014; 86 participants were reportedly to have positive effects like the decrease in migraine headache frequently per month.

Currently, more studies are still being conducted on Cannabis edibles for migraine as well as the best tincture for migraine. Should the use medical marijuana be proven to cure migraine, the number of people growing their own Cannabis will definitely increase too. Growing your own Cannabis is a cheaper option especially that Cannabis price in the black market can be really expensive.