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    Cannabis may reduce hospital mortality after a heart attack

    Acute myocardial infarction (AMI), commonly known as a heart attack, happens when blood flow stops or diminishes to a part of the heart muscle, causing damage. Symptoms include heartburn feeling, cold sweat, feeling faint, nausea, feeling tired, shortness of breath and discomfort running into [...]

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    Cannabinoids for Refractory Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

    The Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder marked by anxiety or distress, characterized by the presence of persistent thoughts (better known as obsessions). These recurrent thoughts are suppressed by new ones or actions, known as compulsions (acts performed in response to the obsession). The [...]

  • Cannabinoids to relieve acute pancreatitis

    The pancreas is an organ located behind the stomach and in front of the first and second lumbar vertebrae. It is made of lobules, small ducts come from each lobe and empty into a bigger duct, this pancreatic duct and the common bile duct join [...]

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Rick Simpson Oil: “the cure for cancer”

07,06, 2019|Comments Off on Rick Simpson Oil: “the cure for cancer”

Concentrated cannabis extracts, also known as cannabis oils due to their viscous and sticky look, are always more popular between self-medicated patients, that sometimes claim it as a “cancer cure”. Generally, cannabis oils manufacturing methods [...]

Can cannabinoids treat the Hepatitis C virus?

31,05, 2019|Comments Off on 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 [...]

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CBD to fight malaria?

24,05, 2019|Comments Off on CBD to fight malaria?

Malaria is an infectious disease that is caused by Anopheles mosquitos. The insect bite introduce the parasite (Plasmodium) into a person´s blood. There are five species of Plasmodium that can cause this disease, but Plasmodium [...]

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The influence of medicinal cannabis on sleep disorders

15,05, 2019|Comments Off on The influence of medicinal cannabis on sleep disorders

Sleep is vital to a person´s physical and emotional health. Inadequate sleep is an important factors for develop diabetes, heart disease, depression and obesity. Furthermore, patients [...]

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Medical cannabis could help autistic children

09,05, 2019|Comments Off on Medical cannabis could help autistic children

Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a class of neurodevelopmental disorders, defined by qualitative impairments in communication and social functioning, frequently accompanied by repetitive and stereotyped patterns [...]

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Medical Cannabis for pets

02,05, 2019|Comments Off on Medical Cannabis for pets

For any animal lovers out there, our pets are just like another member of the family. Unfortunately, conventional medication doesn’t always work, and just as we [...]

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    Video “Endocannabinoid system”

    19,08, 2016|1 Comment

    Dr. Mariano Garcia de Palau explains what the endocannabinoid system is and its relationship to therapeutic treatments that use cannabinoids in a short video. This is the first of a series of videos where Kalapa Clinic provides [...]

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    CBD and elderly people

    18,04, 2019|Comments Off on 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 [...]

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    A new stance on CBD

    11,04, 2019|Comments Off on 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 [...]

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    New studies on cannabinoids fighting bipolar disorder

    04,04, 2019|Comments Off on 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, [...]

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    The effects of cannabinoids on Lyme disease

    28,03, 2019|Comments Off on 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 [...]

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    HIV and AIDS: medical cannabis as a treatment

    22,03, 2019|Comments Off on 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 [...]

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    Cannabinoid Acids: medical benefits of THCa and CBDa

    14,03, 2019|Comments Off on Cannabinoid Acids: medical benefits of THCa and CBDa

    As already explained in many of our articles, cannabinoids are classes of chemical compounds acting on specific receptors in brain and body cells, that alter and/or regulate many physiological functions, [...]

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    CBG: a cannabinoid still little-known but promising

    08,03, 2019|Comments Off on 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 [...]

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