About Maria E

Lic. en Periodismo. Especializada en periodismo médico y aunando la pasión por la ciencia y la informacíon especializada. Experta en cannabinoides, escribe sobre las últimas investigaciones sobre cannabis medicinal y sus aplicaciones terapéuticas. En mi trabajo, me dedico a fondo para tener fuentes válidas y cuenten con un trasfondo científico serio.

How medical cannabis can help with eating disorders?

Cannabis has been known for being a substance that stimulates the appetite and it has been used to treat anorexia and other abnormal eating habits for thousands of years. Experts agree that unhealthy eating conditions are often based on psychological and physiological factors. Classification of eating disorders Bulimia nervosa It is described by the combination [...]

Choosing between therapeutic cannabis and opiates to treat chronic pain

Chronic pain is a condition that is difficult to treat. The areas of the body that it affects and its origin can vary from person to person. In the recent years people have been treating themselves with opiates. These drugs are very effective, but can lead to a long-term dependence, which is partly due to [...]

Treating skin conditions with cannabinoids

Among all of the chronic skin diseases, eczema and psoriasis are the most common. For those who are looking for natural therapies to treat certain skin conditions, cannabinoid-based products can be a good alternative. A number of studies have confirmed that topical cannabinoid-based products can help to treat skin conditions such as eczema and atopic [...]

What is THCA?

The cannabis plant is made up of hundreds of components, known as cannbinoids, that each have their own therapeutic benefits. One of these components is tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, better known as THCA. It is the component of cannabis Sativa L, precursor of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), one of the most abundant cannabinoids in the variety of cannabis plants. [...]

A study investigating the relationship between cannabis and trauma

Trauma can occur when a person encounters physical bodily harm or has suffered injuries that have endangered the individuals life. There are many types of trauma, depending on the part of the body that is affected, and its severity will depend on the damaged areas. If trauma is complicated, sequels, respiratory arrests, shock, or even [...]

The CB2 receptor could mitigate cognitive dysfunctions after an operation

The endocannabinoid system in our bodies has the ability to modulate pain by regulating inflammation or swelling in different parts of the body, such as the brain. For this reason, a group of researchers has conducted a study [1] on the role of cannabinoids, and in particular the receptor CB2-in postoperative cognitive dysfunction. The medical [...]

Special licenses in Switzerland to investigate medical cannabis consumption

In 2011, in Switzerland, the revision of the Federal Law on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Narcotics Law) allowed the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) to grant exceptional licenses for the restricted medical use of some substances which, until then, were considered forbidden. Included within these substances was, thus allowing the medical cannabis consumption in Switzerland. [...]

The importance of CBD in inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease groups a set of pathologies that attack the digestive tract. These diseases cause chronic inflammations along the digestive tract, and symptoms may occur in the form of outbreaks throughout the patient's life. The time between the attacks is variable depending on the severity of the disease as well as the therapy that [...]

Developing a consensus about medical cannabis-based therapies

The legal status of the cannabis plant has made it difficult for studies and investigations to demonstrate its beneficial properties to treat many pathologies. This has led to a lack of scientific review on the efficiency of cannabinoid therapy for cannabinoid use compared to other modes of consumption of the Cannabis Sativa L plant. For [...]

Is medical cannabis effective for treating fibromyalgia?

  Fibromyalgia is a disease that affects between 3 and 6% of the world’s population and develops between the ages of 20 and 50. It is a disease that causes sufferers severe muscle pain and tiredness. The pain is felt especially in certain sensitive points of the body such as the neck, shoulders, back, arms, [...]

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