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CBD in epilepsy reduces early onset forms of the disease

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurologic problems around the world. Talking about the word “epilepsy” encompasses a number of different syndromes whose main feature is a tendency to recurrent unprovoked seizures (two or more).[1] What are the current causes of epilepsy? Epilepsy occurs as a result of the following causes[2] Idiopathic (unknown origin) [...]

Can cannabinoids treat the Hepatitis C virus?

Hepatitis C Virus or HCV is a virus that attacks liver cells and causes both acute and chronic inflammation of the liver. About 15-45% of the patients spontaneously clear the virus within half of a year of infection without any medicine. The remaining will develop chronic HCV infection and after 20 years post-infection, the risk [...]

CBD and elderly people

The aging process is something all humans experience. As getting older there are many normal functions that naturally begin to slow down or stop entirely in the body. Many people begin to lose their sensory abilities (sight, hearing, taste, etc.), bones and muscles could become fragile, and even decrease in mass. On the top of [...]

A new stance on CBD

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced months ago a different position on Cannabidiol   (CBD), one of the active cannabinoid chemicals in the marijuana plant. Research has shown CBD to have a range of properties that may be therapeutically useful. In 2018, an update critical review report (carried out by the Expert Committee of Drug Dependence) [...]

New studies on cannabinoids fighting bipolar disorder

By definition, a Bipolar Disorder is an illness that causes an abnormal variation in someone’s mood: alternating periods of excitement (mania or in its less severe form of hypomania), depression, and average humour (normothymia). These phases are out of proportion and can reach incredible and uncontrollable intensities. Even today, researchers still have difficulty explaining the [...]

The effects of cannabinoids on Lyme disease

Lyme Borreliosis, better known as Lyme disease, is a bacterial infection that can be transmitted to humans by a tick bite.  This infection can cause multiple symptoms and it is described in three phases[1]. Phases of Lyme disease During the first phase, which begins 3 to 30 days after the tick bite, there is an [...]

HIV and AIDS: medical cannabis as a treatment

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus responsible for the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)[1], which is a weakened and vulnerable state of the immune system[2]. Without any treatment, the life expectancy of a person suffering from HIV is from 9 to 11 years[3].  AIDS is the most advanced form of HIV infection. At this [...]

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CBG: a cannabinoid still little-known but promising

Cannabigerol (CBG) is one of more than 150 cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. However, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabinol (CBN) are the most studied ones. The cannabigerolic acid (CBGa) derives from an olivetolic acid (which is a conjugate acid of an olivetolate). During the growth of the cannabis plant, the CBGa or CBG in [...]

The use of medical Cannabis to treat osteoarthritis and arthritis

Osteoarthritis or chronic degenerative arthropathy is a degeneration of the cartilage of the joints without inflammation or infection. In the joint, the cartilage cracks and disappears, this is followed by bone growths that interfere with movement. It´s a very frequent alteration, 85% of people older than 70 years old are affected by this condition. It [...]

Symptom management for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS) are a group of hereditary genetic conditions that affect the connective tissue in the human body. These cellular organizational level, support our bones, skin, blood and multiple other organs. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: symptoms The symptoms arise when these group of cells that work together have defects, and can range from mild to life-threatening. [...]

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