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Can cannabidiol replace antibiotics?

The therapeutic potential of cannabis has called the scientific community’s attention, who in the last decades have intensified their researches to reveal the secrets of this plant.  Especially everything related to cannabidiol (CBD). This non-psychoactive cannabinoid from cannabis is considered one of the most interesting components by many scientists.  It has many properties which can […]

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CBD For Depression

A quarter of the population in Europe will experience depression at some point in their lifetime. For those with moderate to heavy depression, antidepressants may be necessary. Unfortunately, current medication doesn’t always improve symptoms and patients can be left without any further treatment options. Thus, the hunt is on for a new type of antidepressant […]

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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 the jaw, back, neck, shoulder or arm. Chest pain in the […]

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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 together and enter the duodenum (intestine). The pancreas produces both […]

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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 are quite simple and don’t require specific equipment. In this field, the most known example of this kind of products […]

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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 […]

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Medical cannabis as a treatment for psychosis

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, psychosis is used to describe conditions that affect the mind. During an episode of psychosis, a person´s thoughts may have trouble understanding what is real and what is not. Psychosis: symptoms, causes and treatment with medical cannabis Symptoms include delusion, hallucinations, nonsense speech, social withdrawal, lack of […]

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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 […]

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