Burnout CBD

News: Burnout and exhaustion – CBD can help

The corona pandemic is a major challenge for the whole world. Health workers who treat severely ill COVID 19 patients on a daily basis are under particular psychological strain. Many suffer from emotional exhaustion and burnout. Depression, anxiety, sleep disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can also occur – with potentially major consequences for the […]

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Ein Interview mit Cannabispatient Christian Hirschfeld

An interview with cannabis patient Christian Hirschfeld

From retirement back to working life 15 years ago, Christian Hirschfeld was suddenly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). Unsettled and with many unanswered questions, he was discharged from hospital into his new life. What it really means for those affected to be chronically ill, unable to work and dependent on help is difficult for many […]

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News: Survey – Cannabis more often a substitute for other medicines

Many diseases such as depression, pain or epilepsy are treated with established prescription drugs. However the complaints are often insufficiently alleviated or side effects occur. A Danish survey shows that cannabis can replace other medicines with better efficacy and tolerability: many of the participants were able to discontinue other medicines or reduce the dose. Painkillers, […]

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chronic sleep disorder - Medizinalcannabis bei chronischen Schlafstörungen

News: Placebo – controlled study. Medicinal cannabis for chronic sleep disorders

Everyone has experience with sleep disorders, for example due to stress. Chronic sleep disorders are extremely stressful. Sufferers cannot get enough rest at night which affects health and productivity. However many sleeping pills have side effects such as daytime sleepiness and carry a risk of addiction. In a double-blind study an Australian research team investigated […]

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News: CBD reduces chronic pain for most sufferers

The non-psychotropic cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) is becoming increasingly popular among patients with chronic pain. A survey of pain patients in America found that cannabis-based medications and CBD reduced chronic pain in a large proportion of patients. Strong opiate-based painkillers could also be reduced in dose. Survey in seven pain clinics The American research team surveyed […]

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News: Medical cannabis can help with autism spectrum disorders

Cannabis medications containing cannabidiol (CBD), tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidivarin (CBDV) can reduce the symptoms of autism spectrum disorders. CBD and CBDV improved the balance of excitatory and depressant neurotransmitters in the brain which is dysregulated in autistic individuals. These are the findings of a team of researchers from Brazil. Autism Spectrum Disorders – What is […]

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News: Tropical Cannabis-Based Medicines – A Novel Adjuvant Treatment for Venous Leg Ulcers

Venous leg ulcers (Ulcus crusis venosum), also known as “open leg”, are poorly healing, deep wounds on the lower leg. They occur most frequently in older chronically ill patients. In an open-label study a team of Canadian researchers found that therapy with external cannabis-based medicines in addition to compression bandages accelerated wound closure. The scientists […]

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News: THC enhances the effect of opiate-based painkillers

Opiate-based painkillers like morphine are important drugs for the treatment of severe, chronic pain. However, they can bring unpleasant side effects such as nausea and constipation. In addition, there is a risk of misuse. An American study shows that low-dose dronabinol (THC) can enhance the pain-relieving effect of hydromorphone. However, higher doses of the cannabinoid […]

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